The third and final phase of our trip was back inland to New Forest National Park for some hiking and peaceful English countryside. Known for its thousands of acres of Heatherland, free roaming horses and ponies, and woodland forests; New Forest is a web of walking trails, lovely villages, and hilly terrain. The weather was
The second phase of our trip was to the south. Just two hours southwest of Farnham is the town of Bridport. Our plan was to visit the coast, hike some of the Southwest Coast Path, enjoy some seafood, and generally just relax. Bridport is two miles from the coast. All the towns directly along the coast
Late this fall, we were once again fortunate to have an opportunity to visit the UK. Craig had some work in the southern area of Surrey and Jennifer decided to come along and explore some new areas. As you may have read in our previous posts, our past visits have taken us to Devon, Cornwall,
Amazing how fast time can go by. Hard to believe we had been in the UK almost 3 weeks. After our wonderful and busy time in Yorkshire, it was time to start getting ready to head home. As we have done in previous visits, we stayed in London a couple days to wind down, get
Warning Part 2: We enjoyed our time in Yorkshire immensely and thus once again this a longer than normal post. Our Yorkshire exploration continued as we headed east to the Moors. After a fine time in the Dales, we were looking forward to expanding our time into the Moors. The area is one of
Warning: We enjoyed our time in Yorkshire immensely and thus this a longer than normal post. 🙂 After a week of work, getting reacclimated to driving on the left side of the road, and just our general adjustment to the time change, we were ready to start exploring. So off we went to Yorkshire. Yorkshire
After our day at Warner Brothers Studios we had a day and a half before we had to in in Salisbury, so we decided to spend it in Oxfordshire near where we used to live. We did not have big plans, just a relaxing weekend to enjoy the area and some down time. We stayed
Like many people of our generation, our kids grew up with the Harry Potter books and movies. Thus, by defacto, so did we. The Harry Potter movies were filmed at locations throughout the UK, but all the studio work was done at the Warner Brothers Studios just north of London in Watford. The studio has
We were fortunate to have an opportunity to visit the UK this past month and we decided to take advantage of it. Our last few visits over the years have taken us to Devon, Cornwall, Wales and the Cotswolds. This time we decided to head north to visit the moors and dales of beautiful Yorkshire.
As our time in the UK came to an end and we had to head back to London for our flight home; we took a couple detours for one last trip down memory lane. As I have mentioned, we once lived in the Oxford area, outside the town of Witney, in the village of Ducklington.