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Blickling Hall Norfolk (National Trust)

Blickling Hall Norfolk (National Trust)

If you are staying in Norwich, Holt, Cromer or the surrounding North Norfolk coast we highly recommend a visit to Blickling Hall. If you are a National Trust member this is a good way to get maximum value from your membership. Getting to Blickling Hall / Estate...

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Whitby North Yorkshire

Whitby North Yorkshire

Whitby is a seaside town, port just a 30 minute drive up the coast from Scarborough. Whitby has a maritime, mineral and tourist heritage. Its East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where Cædmon, the earliest recognised English poet, lived. The...

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Nunnington Hall National Trust

Nunnington Hall National Trust

A Picturesque Yorkshire manor house with organic garden and exciting exhibitions. We were on holiday exploring the area and decided to make a visit to Nunnington Hall, National Trust property. We loved it and it's top of our list to revisit in the future. We were...

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Vegan Upside Down Fig Cake Recipe

Vegan Upside Down Fig Cake Recipe

Recipe from Louise Palmer Masterton, founder of Stem & Glory: www.stemandglory.uk/ A recipe for autumn when figs are in season. Choose the fattest, ripest ones that you can find. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS The cake 1 cup Flour ½ cup Almond meal (ground almonds) ¾ cup...

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Vegan Dutch Apple Cake

Vegan Dutch Apple Cake

This cake was actually first created by Stem & Glory founder Louise’s daughter Daisy when she was 13, and it was an instant hit. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate soda ½ cup + 2 tbsp dark sugar 1 tbsp cinnamon pinch nutmeg 1 ¼...

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Vegan Classic Chocolate Cake

Vegan Classic Chocolate Cake

Recipe from Louise Palmer Masterton, founder of Stem & Glory: www.stemandglory.uk/ This is a really simple and delicious large cake that can be served in many different ways. You could make a large rectangular cake with a layer of ganache on top. You could also...

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Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Mrs robins fruit cake. This is a really quick and simple fruit cake using the boiled cake method. My mum has been baking this for years and it’s a family favourite fruit cake and easy to cook at the weekend for Sunday night tea.

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Runner Bean Growth Measurement

This year to keep the children busy and inline with KS1 & KS2 learning objectives we are growing runner beans and measuring the height and yield and using technology to record the results.

Click here for our Runner Bean Growth Stats 2019 page.

William’s Lego Reviews

William loves Lego and has over 50 different sets. Click here to read his Lego reviews.





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Morston Quay Norfolk National Trust

Morston Quay Norfolk National Trust

How to find Morston Quay Norfolk SatNav: Morston Quay, Quay Lane, Holt NR25 7BH Morston Quay is between Wells-next-the-Sea and Blakney. It's a great place to park up and explorer the North Norfolk Coast. From here you can take the coastal path and either walk to...

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Blickling Hall Norfolk (National Trust)

Blickling Hall Norfolk (National Trust)

If you are staying in Norwich, Holt, Cromer or the surrounding North Norfolk coast we highly recommend a visit to Blickling Hall. If you are a National Trust member this is a good way to get maximum value from your membership. Getting to Blickling Hall / Estate...

read more
Whitby North Yorkshire

Whitby North Yorkshire

Whitby is a seaside town, port just a 30 minute drive up the coast from Scarborough. Whitby has a maritime, mineral and tourist heritage. Its East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where Cædmon, the earliest recognised English poet, lived. The...

read more
Nunnington Hall National Trust

Nunnington Hall National Trust

A Picturesque Yorkshire manor house with organic garden and exciting exhibitions. We were on holiday exploring the area and decided to make a visit to Nunnington Hall, National Trust property. We loved it and it's top of our list to revisit in the future. We were...

read more
Vegan Upside Down Fig Cake Recipe

Vegan Upside Down Fig Cake Recipe

Recipe from Louise Palmer Masterton, founder of Stem & Glory: www.stemandglory.uk/ A recipe for autumn when figs are in season. Choose the fattest, ripest ones that you can find. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS The cake 1 cup Flour ½ cup Almond meal (ground almonds) ¾ cup...

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June 2020 Gardeners’ World Magazine Review

June 2020 Gardeners’ World Magazine Review

Just a quick post to let you know that the June 2020 edition of the Gardeners' World magazine arrived in the post today. I've had lots of people ask what do you get if you subscribe to the magazine and how does it arrive etc, so I've recorded a short video below...

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Notes from Gardeners’ World April 26th 2019

Notes from Gardeners’ World April 26th 2019

With warmer weather on the horizon, Monty makes a start on getting some tender veg underway, recommends plants which thrive with very little water and gives tips on the spring maintenance of houseplants.  With the increasing popularity of houseplants, Nick Bailey...

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