Bumbles Family Travels: Castlecomer Discovery Park

Castlecomer Discovery Park was on our list of places to go last summer, but between weddings and holidays we didn't make it. We arrived and went in to the Information Centre to check things out. The reception area itself is spacious and modern and has a very nice coffee shop too. We didn't eat there, … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Castlecomer Discovery Park

A Bit of “Mammy and Me” Time

We went on our "midterm holidays" last week, a sleepover in Granny's- "Mama says that we can stay TWO nights" Cathal told anyone who would listen excitedly. Getting up the first morning the sun was shining so we decided to go for a walk on the beach and survey the damage that the recent storms … Continue reading A Bit of “Mammy and Me” Time

A Walk through the Orchard and Pumpkin Patch at Ballycross Apple Farm

There are things that are only done at certain times of the year, and a visit to Ballycross Apple Farm is one of those places that I remember about when the leaves turn golden and the air gets colder. My friend Jennie tends to remind me about it, it's her "ultimate favourite fall destination" (she's … Continue reading A Walk through the Orchard and Pumpkin Patch at Ballycross Apple Farm

A Stroll through the Deep, Dark Wood at Wells House

It was a lovely bright morning, the wellies were in the boot, so after they did some pew-scrambling and a bit of pillar climbing at mass I decided that the boys needed fresh air and to use up that surplus energy. Wells House is less than 20 minutes from Gorey, just past Ballyedmond on the … Continue reading A Stroll through the Deep, Dark Wood at Wells House