On Saturday we went to the wedding of Shaun's nephew, Phil, to Emily.
|Mother & daughter|
|Me & him|
On Sunday we packed up Tribby and headed to my parents to pick up the dog and start our few days away. Our first destination and one night stopover was the lovely Beverley Farm at Medstead. We got a great welcome from the owner Andy who showed us around this small site. We were the only unit staying that night so we had a lovely field all to ourselves with electric hook up, and three rams in a neighbouring field.
Hook up at Beverley Farm is a little different to most we've found - at this site you pay for what you use! We gave Andy £2 for our overnight and the next morning just before we left Andy came down and told us we'd only used 90p worth! Apart from the hook up, water & CDP there are no facilities so it's only suitable for motorhomes and caravans & there are only a couple of pitches. Unfortunately we didn't have much time to explore apart from a couple of walks with the dog. We will be back to Beverley Farm in the future for a weekend stay and explore a bit more as it's only an hour or so from home!
On Monday morning we carried on down to Sway, on the New Forest. Rushcroft Farm is another lovely site, small with hook up (charged at £2 per night), Water, CDP, washing up facilities and two toilets and two showers. When we were there there were only half a dozen units staying so it was very quiet, although there are quite a few pitches.
|Brockenhurst - The Splash|
|Archie loved running around - especially through the poo!|
On Wednesday we decided to stay local and walked around the Setthorns Inclosure (which is mainly used for camping but has some lovely trails to walk and cycle).
It was a lovely walk and we saw a deer
Hare & Hounds for lunch and a well earned cider!
|Archie loves a pub chip!|
Saturday saw the pass through Newhaven of the Tour of Britain. Shaun headed into Brighton to see the finish and I stayed at home - mainly because I'd agreed to bake cakes and help with teas and coffees at our local park. It was great to see the town turn out to support!
What's next? Next weekend is the Color Run in memory of Sam and it looks as though I've signed up to do the Brighton 2 Brighton Cyclosportive the following weekend! Watch this space for more news!