The Great Outdoors!

Cooks Cabin has made the most of the fresh, crisp sun since the new year and this weekend was like no other. Two full days of outings, one to Manor Farm Country Park with the hubster, J and Lexi, and another to Lee-on-the-Solent with family.

I don’t think I’ve ever really appreciated the beauty and sense of calm the sea gives people. It was lovely to visit Lee-on-the-Solent to see my cousin and her family today. She recently moved there and explained to me that when she’s having a rough day or moment where she needs to escape, she walks to the waterfront or drives to the car park and watches the waves, boats and sea.

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Hampshire Culture-All Pass

I found out at the beginning of January through the powers of social media that the Hampshire Culture All Pass was being cancelled. There was very little notice and a lot of disgruntled Culture All Pass members who were due renewals throughout 2015 and not afforded the opportunity to continue their passes upon expiry.

I was lucky to have had one of these passes in 2014. It was much loved and used throughout the year and we were hoping to renew this year. The pass allowed entry to the following locations and much more:

–          Manor Farm Country Park

–          Staunton Country Park

–          Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Parking at:

–          Royal Victoria Country Park

–          Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Plus much more! these are just the locations I used frequently!

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