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The Red Lion Waterend Oakman Inns

REVIEW: The Red Lion Waterend

At the end of last month me and my girlfriends headed for our bi-monthly get together and this time we decided to go for dinner at the wonderful Red Lion in Waterend. The Red Lion is an old coaching inn dating…


Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon Manor

Last weekend I went to county estate Waddesdon Manor for their Christmas Carnival, in the village of Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire. Waddesdon was built in by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his outstanding collection of arts…

Paris House Woburn

Experiencing the Sentaku Menu at Paris House

On a cold and dark Friday afternoon, I visited the cosy, yet decadent Paris House in Woburn for a blogger lunch with a group of inspirational ladies; Hayley from Southwood Stores, Alice from More Than Toast and Becky from…


Spending the day at FEAST at Waddesdon Manor

I’ve just returned from a trip to Waddesdon Manor for FEAST. Here’s what we got up to at FEAST… On Father’s Day last month we attended the wonderful FEAST at Waddesdon Manor for a day filled with food, music and performances…


Weekend Wanderings at The Pointer at Brill

   Located in the twee village of Brill, in the Buckinghamshire countryside, The Pointer is a gastropub-come-restaurant with a butchers next door and four newly refurbished rooms across the road. The pub is winning every accolade possible at the…


A cosy Sunday at The Betsey Wynne

Not far from my house in Milton Keynes is a small village called Swanbourne. This village is also where one of my favourite pubs, The Betsey Wynne is located. Named after the Swanbourne Estate’s 18th century owner, this traditional…


Pumpkin picking at The Pop Up Farm

It’s nearly Halloween which means only one thing…. pumpkins! Located just off the M1 at junction 9, is The Pop Up Farm’s  Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch. A new venture by local farmer Ian Pigott, is welcoming the American tradition of pumpkin…


REVIEW: The Swan, Woburn Sands

       Set in the picture perfect village of Woburn Sands, The Swan offers the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, where you can drink, eat and relax with friends or family. I had heard…


Mid-week adventures with Merrell

How many of us are guilty of wasting our evenings from 5pm till 9pm sitting on our asses watching some shit TV soap and subconsciously counting down the hours and days before the weekend starts again? I certainly used…


REVIEW: The Wheatsheaf, Bow Brickhill

  I swear, every Thursday evening I am ready for wine and dinner. For last week’s chill out I headed to The Wheatsheaf in Bow Brickhill, near Milton Keynes. Now under new management after substantial refurbishment the Wheatsheaf at…