Tag: Derbyshire

Days Out || Gulliver’s Kingdom, Derbyshire

Days Out || Gulliver’s Kingdom, Derbyshire

Considering the fact that the family-friendly theme park Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire is just 45 minutes from our house, it might come…

Christmas @ Chatsworth House 2018 || Once Upon A Time

Christmas @ Chatsworth House 2018 || Once Upon A Time

Once Upon a time Every year, at the beginning of November we try and book a day to go and see the…

Chatsworth House 2017 Season – “Oh Dickens It’s Christmas” at Chatsworth

Chatsworth House 2017 Season – “Oh Dickens It’s Christmas” at Chatsworth

  Last weekend marked the opening of the 2017 Christmas display at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, a day that our house has…

Chatsworth House 2017 Season | Friends of Chatsworth Membership Review

Chatsworth House 2017 Season | Friends of Chatsworth Membership Review

Without a doubt, the best money I spend all year is our family Friends of Chatsworth membership. We’ve been members for so…

Chatsworth House 2017 Season | House Style Exhibition

Chatsworth House 2017 Season | House Style Exhibition

Regular readers will be more than familiar with my family’s obsession with Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.  We are frequent visitors there, have held…

Foodie Review: Afternoon tea at The Hardwick Inn, Derbyshire

Foodie Review: Afternoon tea at The Hardwick Inn, Derbyshire

Just before Christmas, two of my friends and I decided to go for afternoon tea at The Hardwick Inn.  We usually buy…

Blogmas Day 13 | Christmas at Calke Abbey

Blogmas Day 13 | Christmas at Calke Abbey

The other day it occurred to the Mr Mess and I that although we are members of the National Trust, we haven’t…

Blogmas Day 11 – A Christmas Masquerade at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Blogmas Day 11 – A Christmas Masquerade at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

If I had to choose my one favourite evening out of the whole year, it would almost certainly be the Christmas Masquerade Ball…

A Winter Weekend at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

A Winter Weekend at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Ah, Chatsworth.  My home from home.  It feels like so long since I’ve last visited (maybe 3 weeks or so – practically…

How I plan to spend my day at Chatsworth Country Fair

How I plan to spend my day at Chatsworth Country Fair

Two weeks today marks the opening of the 35th annual Chatsworth Country fair.  The fair will run from 2nd to 4th September…