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Home from home; in a Stable

When the telephone rang with an invitation to stay at the newly refurbished Chesters Stable we jumped at the chance. Over the past few months we have been keenly watching the development of the former stable block. Like most people when you imagine a stable, you probably picture something far from Chesters Stables. The sandstone building is Read more

Muncaster Castle Festival of Fools 2016

We had a fantastic time at Muncaster Castle “Festival of Fools” over the May bank holiday.  We had the privilege to meet “Twiggy” the new born roe deer on the evening before the event, when she was only four days old.  To find out about Twiggy’s incredible rescue follow this link! For those of you unfamiliar Read more

Tale Trails at Cawfields

One of our colleagues, Anja Phoenix has written a new Tale Trails story map based around Cawfields and Great Chesters Fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Kevin and I were happy to be included in the official launch last Friday, 17th April 2015. Border News were there to document the launch! You can watch their video here: Read more

Lovely Reviews

Thank you to all our lovely clients that have taken the time to send us reviews.  The reviews we’ve received have all been wonderfully kind.  We’ve have had an enormous challenge trying to select only a few for the shortlist.…. We really enjoyed your very informative walk on Hadrian’s Wall. Loved the humour of your Read more

Could Your Child Survive Alone In The Woods?

I found this very interesting article on The Mother Nature Network: There’s a hierarchy of survival skills that are more age-appropriate for children than teaching them how to skin a squirrel for supper. For any parent, the idea of your children wondering lost and alone in the wilderness is a terrifying one. For Paul Osborn, Read more

The Hunger Games – Katniss Remembers her Fathers Lessons

You may have seen the film, but as usual the book is so much better.   One of the things I liked most from the books was this:  Katniss lost her father when he died in a mine blast.  While her mother was lost in despair, it was her father’s words, her father’s knowledge that kept Read more