Where to get real Christmas trees in Hampshire is your guide to finding the nearest place across the county to pick a real tree.
Going to get a tree and decorating it is one of the big markers that Christmas is just around the corner. It’s such an exciting time of the year and I love the tradition of picking the tree and the smell of a real fir in the house. It just makes Christmas!
Here’s a guide to help you find where to go around your neck of the woods…
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Where to get breakfast in Hampshire is a carefully curated list of my favourite places across the county.
I believe a long lazy breakfast or brunch is one of life’s greatest riches, so here I share my favourite places to go, recommendations for your next morning out.
Having a handy list of great restaurants and cafes to go to for a good start to the day is always useful so, that’s why I’ve put together my guide to the best breakfasts in Hampshire.
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Josie’s offers all day breakfast at its cafes in Bishop’s Waltham, Winchester, Petersfield and Romsey.
These family run independent coffee shops across Hampshire are a firm favourite with the local brunch crowd.
Well known for it’s large fully loaded pancake stacks and excellent market town locations Josie’s is the kind of place you’ll queue for (and, trust me, every weekend people do!).
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This Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020 is here to help you find the best experiential gifts for the travel lovers in your life.
This guide will help you navigate shopping local and online this festive season because let’s face it, the majority of shopping is going to be done from home. Weirdest year ever, right?
Supporting local businesses, creators, causes, charities and institutions is particularly important this year so they are all still there, once the pandemic is under control. Supporting them will ensure our towns and cities stay diverse fun places to explore.
Here’s some of my favourite local travel experiences to inspire your gift giving this year.
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Where to get real Christmas trees in Hampshire is your handy guide to finding the nearest place to you.
When I have been looking for real trees, I found it hard to find a good round up of the places across the county. I hope this guide helps you find your perfect tree this year.
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Here’s 10 zero waste shops in Hampshire that will help you make a few changes to your basket.
Sustainable shops are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. I mean we’ve all watched the latest David Attenborough documentary, seen that turtle who has a straw stuck in his nose or the seahorse wrapped around a plastic cotton bud, haven’t we?
If you want to make a few changes here’s some great shops that will help you on your way….
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Travel, exploring and discovering something completely new comes in so many different forms. You don’t have to go far to find a little bit of everyday magic.
A garden that comes to life in the depths of winter is something really special. The winter garden at Mottisfont in Romsey was full of bright, colourful plants that could brighten up even the dullest day!
Getting some fresh air, stretching my legs and admiring the beautiful plants in bloom was a great way to brighten up January.
Take a look…
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There’s nothing quite like catching the last of the Christmas feels just before Twelfth Night!
Just because the festivities are over doesn’t mean you have to be done with all those gorgeous decorations and twinkly lights.
I’m loving making the most of my National Trust membership and ticking some local travel hotspots off my bucket list!
Take a look around the gorgeous estate at Mottisfont in Romsey. It embraced a Flower Fairy theme to celebrate Christmas and bring a touch of the beautiful gardens and a bit of fairy magic to the inside of the house.
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It’s typical isn’t it, we’re in the middle of a major heatwave and all of a sudden we get three days of thunderstorms. So how do you remedy a miserable day? A cosy afternoon tea will do it!
A visit to The White Horse* in Romsey could not have been better timed!
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