Days Out: Newhaven Fort, East Sussex

Days Out: Newhaven Fort, East Sussex

Last Thursday, we went to Newhaven Fort for the afternoon. I’ve been meaning to go for sometime as I absolutely love history; especially war time history. Newhaven fort was built in  on the edge of a cliff in (you guessed it) Newhaven. I’ve only ever been to the Fort via their surrounding cliff top walks which

Days Out – Bateman’s (Rudyard Kipling’s Estate), East Sussex {National Trust}

Last Sunday, as part of our Mothers’ weekend, we decided to take ourselves off to another National Trust location. The weather was finally in our favour after weeks of rain, and we all felt pretty energetic after a sickness bug. After a short drive (nicely timed around T’s nap time), we arrived at Bateman’s. Bateman’s

Days Out – Bodiam Castle, West Sussex {National Trust}

Last weekend was one of the first weekends in a while where we had no plans. No DIY. No family visits. Nothing. We actually woke and asked “what shall we do today?”. It was glorious. As the weather wasn’t too bad (and by that I mean dry) we decided to go to Bodiam Castle as

Days Out – Sheffield Park & Gardens, East Sussex {National Trust}

As S worked from home for the day again, I decided to make use of our National Trust membership and visit anther local attraction. This time, I took myself and T off to Sheffield Park and Gardens near Uckfield. Sheffield park is a huge historic park back dating back past WW1. It’s had many uses over