Gelli Aur Golden Grove House
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Gelli Aur Country Park and Golden Grove Mansion

We decided to take a day off for Adam’s birthday last week and have a day out. Initially, we were going to do the Four Waterfalls Walk, but based on information online decided it would be too busy and wasn’t worth the risk of lots of people and not being able to social distance (we …

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Bryngarw House
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Bryngawr Country Park

As for everyone the last few months have been very strange for us. With the majority of Gower beaches shut to dogs over the summer we tend to spend the months between May and October taking Indy for walks elsewhere.In a bid to avoid any potential crowds we picked Bryngawr Country Park for our Sunday …

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Old Truck Gas Pumps Boone Store Warehouse Bodie Ghost Town
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Bodie Ghost Town, California

The Gold Rush ghost town of Bodie in California was high on my list of places to visit when we did our California road trip. Designated a California state park in 1962, it’s collection of buildings built between 1870 and the 1920s are frozen in time in a state of arrested decay. Its one of …

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Mount Stuart Hall Painted Ceiling
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A Weekend in Glasgow – Mount Stuart House

We have just got back from a lovely weekend in Glasgow, visiting Adam’s sister and her boyfriend. There was a lot of eating, drinking and antique hunting – for us, the perfect weekend! On Saturday we visited the beautiful Victorian Gothicย Mount Stuart House on the Isle of Bute. It is believed to be the first …

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