Autumn at National Trust Winkworth Arboretum

Day Out at Winkworth Arboretum

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to enjoy the autumn foliage while it lasts and National Trust sites have been my go-to for exploring the countryside near London. Last week we visited Winkworth Arboretum in Godalming, Surrey (just under an hour’s drive from west London), a wooded valley…

Picking strawberries at Crockford Bridge Farm

Strawberry Picking at Crockford Bridge Farm

Fresh, juicy strawberries have featured in our breakfast, smoothies, snacks and desserts over the past three days since gathering a hefty 4kg’s worth at Crockford Bridge Farm in Surrey. After a our first visit to their pumpkin patch last October*, I made a mental note to return to Crockford Bridge Farm when I discovered that…