Where to pick your own pumpkins in Hampshire this Autumn? The countdown to Halloween is on!
I’ve taken my handy guide to the wonderful farms and fields across the county that I wrote in 2020 and updated it for 2021 with all the essential information you need to know where to go pumpkin picking…
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Here’s 5 spooky places to visit in Hampshire, because even the season can influence your travel choices.
And, you don’t have to go that far from home to get your travel fix, take a look…
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I’ve managed to find 5 Hampshire Halloween Experiences in 2020 despite the pandemic restrictions.
Events are a little thinner on the ground this year but, don’t worry, I’ve rounded up the best of the current events advertised. This was correct when published but the landscape can change very quickly at the moment. I’ll do my best to keep it up to date and replace any that are cancelled.
I’ve picked events that you can do as an adult or with children. Halloween isn’t just for kids though, and if you’re a grown up that loves this time of year here’s five events that might also appeal to you.
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Are you wondering where you can go pumpkin picking in Hampshire this Autumn?
Here’s a handy guide to the wonderful farms and fields across the county, where you can pick your own and live your best Autumn life!
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Did 2020 topple your travel plans? Me too, don’t worry, I’ve got something that will keep that wanderlust at bay and have you exploring the many wonders of the UK in no time!
Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist is the answer to all of my travel woes of 2020 and 2021 (maybe longer, let’s not jinx it!). And, it is providing much needed inspiration in the darkness of ‘uncertain times’.
Live in the UK? Take a look at why this book might help bring some direction to your travel plans for the foreseeable future.
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As the seasons transition from Summer to Autumn suddenly the hedgerows become abundant with fruit and berries.
I’ve always wanted to give foraging a go but, I have never known where to start and I wouldn’t want to eat something poisonous! 🌱
Lydford Gorge host the most amazing seasonal workshops and on a trip to Devon I joined the Wild Kitchen experience.
Here’s a look at my day foraging and cooking…
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AD* | The Day of the Dead is all about celebrating life! This, along with Halloween, is definitely my favourite adopted seasonal celebrations and it’s a huge excuse to eat ALL the Mexican food!
Wahaca invited me to a Día de Muertos dinner party, creating a cosy corner where we tried some tasty tacos and quesadillas.
Naturally, I was there with bells on!
Like Mexican food? See the delicious dishes from Masterchef 2005 winner Tomasina Miers…
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This year I went pumpkin picking on a farm for the first time ever. There’s nothing better than spending time with friends and family and I couldn’t think of anything more seasonal to do!
Here’s a look at my afternoon spent in the field picking pumpkins – it will certainly give you an autumn boost as the pictures are rich in colour and sum up this time of year perfectly.
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Hubble bubble boil and trouble! Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me you’ll be hunting for some treats and activities to celebrate the spookiest day of the year.
If you need a little inspiration take a peek at these five traditional Halloween activities…
If you can’t have cows milk or are looking for tasty alternatives try these suggestions that I’m loving right now! Continue reading “Alternative hot chocolate fun times!”