Pearson’s Arms, Whitstable

We headed down to Whitstable for the day recently, the weather wasn't the kindest but was a great opportunity for a bracing walk along the almost deserted beach. Having worked up an appetite we were just thinking about a bite to eat when we happened on Pearson's Arms and jolly glad we did! The pub... Continue Reading →

Ye Olde Rose & Crown, Greenwich

After that bracing stroll through Greenwich Park with H the mischievous Miniature Schnauzer we had worked up a healthy appetite. A quick google search revealed the dog-friendly Ye Olde Rose & Crown as being almost at the gates to the park. Cosy & Comfy We were lucky enough to bag the last table and settled... Continue Reading →

Ship Hotel, Brancaster

After spending a couple of hours exercising pooch on the most amazing beach at Brancaster, we'd worked up a healthy appetite and just about to google 'dog-friendly pubs' in the area when we noticed the Ship Hotel just opposite the beach road.   What a lucky find! A quick glance through the window reassured us... Continue Reading →

a trip to the Fens…

So the Easter weekend weather wasn't predicted to be great but that didn't put us off taking a last minute trip out to the Cambridgeshire Fens. After the obligatory supermarket pit-stop to top up on goodies we hurtled up the A10 at a staggering 45mph (excluding hills); Bambi really was on top form after its recent... Continue Reading →

a very balmy weekend…

The picturesque village of Ashwell situated in the rolling downs of rural East Hertfordshire was our destination for this weekend. Although less than 50 miles north of London, it’s a world away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. The village is well catered for with a convenience store, traditional butchers, a quaint coffee... Continue Reading →

return to the shires…

First outing this year in the Bambi saw us making a flying return visit a couple of weekends ago to the Shires and the rather splendid Hertford Camping and Caravanning Club site (see also my previous blog). After a warm welcome and speedy check-in the lovely Em showed us to this agreeable little hard-standing pitch... Continue Reading →

Crown Broxbourne

Once inside this lovely old pub we completely forgot the damp and drizzle of the dull January weather, being immediately drawn to a leather sofa with masses of plump cushions right next to the just tended real wood fire that was burning brightly and a toasty warm welcome after our bracing walk along the River... Continue Reading →

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