No cycle touring this summer, but we’ve had lots of time together as a family. More hours on the beach than I can count and a few day trips away.
The twins start school this month (!), but are having a very gradual introduction, with just a handful of half days before they start proper at the end of September. So I took the opportunity last week, on one of the last full days I’ll have with them outside of weekends and school holidays, to visit Bedgebury National Pinetum.
The weather was gloriously warm and we had the place almost to ourselves. We spent hours in the play areas, exploring the woods and hunting for the (now rather tired looking) Gruffalo. Here’s a short video of the day: