829b – St Fagans National Museum of History

8 Dec , 2018  

After heading back to Alex’s and checking into the hotel, we set off again with Alex’s mum Jenny with us to visit St Fagans. We had paid £15 each to attend the last of the three evening openings for Christmas. Although not every building is open, there is a circular route to follow to visit […]

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House and garden

829a – Tredegar House

8 Dec , 2018  

We enjoy a few hours at the lovely Restoration red brick house outside Newport and run by the National Trust. Enjoy a super home made soup in the busy cafe, then walk through the gardens with Christmas decorations to the Orangery and stable block. On the way we enjoy listening to the carol singers in […]

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829 – South Wales break

8 Dec , 2018  

Travel to South Wales to visit Alex for a weekend staying at the local Newport Ibis hotel on Saturday 8th December. The weather on the Saturday is not good, some heavy showers although we miss the worst of it.