Little Lewes on a Big Adventure

This is just a short post to say: so long, pals! No, I don’t mean to sound so glib, I’ll give you a bit more than that: there won’t be anything new appearing on Little Lewes for the next three weeks. This afternoon myself and my little family are gliding off – or rather leaving on a jet […]

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Top 10 Things to Do This Summer In and Near Lewes with Kids

So this week school breaks up and we’re officially IN the summer. YAY! To celebrate, here’s a little round-up of the 10 unmissable things I suggest you do in and near Lewes this summer. All pictures click through to the relevant post. Please bear in mind that some facts may be out of date and are only correct […]

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Family Stays: 'Camping With a Kitchen' at Mount Harry House, near Lewes

For two years now, we’ve been meaning to go away for a weekend with two other families who also each have two young kids. This year it actually became possible and our ‘trip’ (if you can call it that!) happened the weekend before last. Just as we were mulling over where to go, a flier for […]

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Party, Party! With Bags of Books and Leigh Hodgkinson

We went to the Bags of Books Summer Party this morning. Turning up a little on the tardy side (sorry to all those we interrupted on the way in) for children’s author and illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson’s event. She centred this around her new book ‘Troll Swap’. Leigh lives in Lewes and is the illustrator of […]

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Seven Tips For a Stay at The Rolling Downs with Small Kids

This is a follow-up to my very, very long post about our stay at The Rolling Downs, a pair of shepherd’s huts in the grounds of Bentley Country Park. If you haven’t seen it, you can read it here. Here are some things it’s worth considering if you’re planning a stay here with small children. […]

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Who, What and Where is Mohair?

On a sunny Sunday a couple of weeks ago, some friends and I took our boys to the Mohair Centre’s open day. Ever since, I have been gushing to anyone that will listen about it. And about how much I’m looking forward to Mohair being part of my sons’ every school holiday. Let me say […]

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