Waddesden Manor | bedfordburrow

A weekend visit to Waddesden Manor. Advertisements

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The Lincolnshire coast in winter | bedfordburrow

The holiday-makers who flocked to this coast during the hot summer months have departed. From late October through to December, and into early January, the Lincolnshire coast is relatively deserted. … Continue reading →

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Donna Nook seal colony | bedfordburrow

Parked up at Donna Nook. Boots on the screen, feet resting.
It was raining heavily when we hit the road, destination Donna Nook. The rain eased as we parked up, and by next morning the sun was shinning brightly. Perfect weather to see hundreds of grey seals at Donna Nook on the Lincolnshire coast.

Every winter the seals arrive on this small stretch of coast. From the end of October through to the end of December, female seals, cows, give birth to hundreds of seal pups at Donna Nook

Bull seals also come ashore, challenging each other for places in the gullies and channels that cut through…

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Festivals 2019 – show much happening. Where to go? | bedfordburrow

Which festivals for 2019?

Early days, still looking, but a couple are already definite.

Some links to:

Isle of Wight 13th – 16th June

The Eyes Have It 5th – 7th July

Latitude 18th – 21st July

Tolpudle Martyrs Festival 19th – 21st July

Larmer Tree 19th – 22nd July

Camp Bestival 25th – 28th July

Wilderness Festival 1st – 4th August

Green Man Festival 15th – 18th August

Byline Festival 23 – 26th August


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Fish & Chips – Campsites – Camping – Out and About Live name 10 best campsites for Fish & Chips | bedfordburrow

Find out where to park your #van for the best fish suppers in Britain.

The number one chippy has yet to be decided, but if you like your fish & chips then any of the ten will do fine.

Source: 10 Best Campsites For Fish And Chips – Campsites – Camping – Out and About Live

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Arne | bedfordburrow

Arne is a village in Dorset which gives its name to a peninsular protruding into Poole Harbour. The peninsular is directly opposite the town of Poole. (see map). The peninsular is home to RSPB Arne.

It has plenty of paths to explore the heaths, coastline and varied habitats, and enjoy the natural beauty of Arne. Although there are many visitors to the area it is still possible to find peace and tranquillity.

The varied habitats are home to dear, reptiles and a variety of birds.

There is car parking at the RSPB centre, and a café, but the point of going to Arne is to explore.


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Blickling Estate | National Trust | bedfordburrow

The Blickling Estate & park, in Norfolk, is managed by the National Trust. It’s a great place to wander aimlessly, enjoying the sights of nature.

Marvel at the stature & structure of the trees. The beauty of the birds. A flashing glimpse of a king fisher. The patience of a hunting heron.

We didn’t get anywhere near seeing it all, some 4600 acres, but that’s a good reason to return.  If you want to know more about the place and what’s going on their, click the link.

Source: Blickling Estate | National Trust

Here are a few of our pictures.




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