Watson Family Photos
1st December 2017 - Corsham Christmas Lights

The annual Christmas Light Switch-on with Jack and the other cadets helping out again
20th October 2017 - Bletchley Park

An amazing place! All the history and information about the role played in code breaking in World War 2
19th October 2017 - Cambridge

A walk around this beautiful and historic city
You'd have thought with all the brains about they could spell their road signs correctly!
1st October 2017 - Isle of Wight

To the island for the Diesel Gala, including a brake van ride and dinner in Ryde afterwards
30th September 2017 - The Torbay and Dartmouth Explorer

To Dartmouth with Nigel and Christine
Another fantastic day out thanks to Riviera Trains and Frying Scotsman Catering
9th September 2017 - Train Driver Lou

Lou gets to drive a 120 ton Class 47 diesel locomotive!
27th August 2017 - Happy 20th Birthday Eve

Celebrating Eve's 20th Birthday with Sam, Jack and Sophie
11th August 2017 - Special Olympics GB National Games

The final day of competition and a great time had been had by all
Amy ended up with three silver medals
Eve had a great time helping out
10th August 2017 - Out for a Walk

A walk from Stocksbridge to Deepcar and back with some amazing views from the hills
A well earned bar-b-que back at the cottage
9th August 2017 - Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

A ride on this lovely railway
8th August 2017 - SOGB National Games Opening Ceremony

The torrential rain didn't let up the whole evening!
This didn't deter the hundreds of competitors who paraded round Bramall Lane and the many performers who made it an excellent evening
Teams came from all over the UK and even Australia!
7th August 2017 - Sheffield

Into Sheffield on the tram from Meadowhall and then delivering Amy and Eve to the accommodation block for their week at the Special Olympics GB National Games
6th August 2017 - Holiday

A walk around the More Hall Reservoir and Jack finds a lane named after him!
5th August 2017 - Holiday

The holiday cottage at Bolderstone with wonderful views towards the Peak District and a trip to Fox Vallet on part of the site of the Stocksbridge Steel Works
29th July 2017 - Portsmouth

A walk around part of Portsmouth
23rd July 2017 - The Torbay Express

A wonderful trip behind 'TORNADO' from Bristol to Kingswear and return
Thanks to Riviera Trains and Frying Scotsman Catering for looking after us so well on the day
9th July 2017 - Stansted House

Visiting the house and the model railway, a replica of Rowlands Castle in WW2, and a car show with a fantastic Bentley
25th June 2017 - Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Footplate rides and First Class carriages on this wonderful railway
Thanks to Bob and the team for making us most welcome
24th June 2017 - Isle of Wight

Taking the ferry across to the Island for a couple of days and visiting the wonderful Shanklin Chine
22nd June 2017 - Fishbourne Roman Palace

For my Birthday, Lou took me somewhere even older than me... so she said!
A great place with plenty to see
7th May 2017 - Old Harry Rocks

Walking along Studland Bay to Old Harry Rocks in glorious sunshine
7th May 2017 - Durlstone Head

Walking from Durlstone Head to Anvil Point and back
6th May 2017 - Swanage Railway

Drinking tea on the Devon Belle Observation Car!
16th April 2017 - Finishing the new Decking

Painting and fixing the deck boards in place with final inspection by Toffee and bubbly to celebrate!
Thanks Jack, couldn't have done it without you
15th April 2017 - New Decking - Day 3

Concreting the frames in place and inspection by Toffee!
14th April 2017 - New Decking - Day 2

Digging the holes for the support legs while Lou sits drinking tea!
Amy goes to a party and comes back with a painted face
13th April 2017 - New Decking - Day 1

Replacing the old decking with a new section, building the frames with Jack's help
12th April 2017 - Crazy Golf

A walk along Southsea Sea Front and a fantastic game of Crazy Golf -much fun was had by all - and topped off with an ice cream and a Spitfire overhead!
9th April 2017 - Out for a Walk

Walking along part of the Calne branch of the Wilts and Berks Canal and the old railway line as far as Black Dog Halt
8th April 2017 - Jack's Squadron Dinner

All dressed up for Jack's Air Cadet Dinner
8th April 2017 - Train Ride

Out with Jack for a ride on the Avon Valley Railway
12th February 2017 - Walking in Winchester

A walk along the old railway line to Hockley Viaduct and back via the River Itchen for a Cream Tea on a freezing cold day!
24th January 2017 - Trip to London

To London to see The Mousetrap at St Martins Theatre, visiting Trafalgar Square and Whilehall and having dinner in Chinatown
2nd January 2017 - Out for a Walk

To Emsworth for a walk around the harbour and along the shore
27th December 2016 - Mid Hants Railway Home for Christmas

A wonderful gala with re-enactors and heritage vehicles all contributing to the overall atmosphere....you could almost believe you were there!
25th December 2016 - Christmas Day

Granny is here for Christmas and Lou lays on a wonderful Christmas Dinner
13th November 2016 - Remembrance Sunday

Sgt Jack Watson in action at the Corsham Remembrance Sunday Parade - very proud of you Son!
4th November 2016 - Anna's Graduation

Anna Graduated in the magnificent Salisbury Cathedral
The rain eventually stopped!
Well done Anna, we're all very proud of you!
30th September 2016 - Visiting Ironbridge

A stop off on the way home to visit this historic site
30th September 2016 - Canoes, Trains and Aqueducts

The trains don't start until 10am and we were usually out and about before then so we had to wait for the last day to get a view of a passing train from our balcony! We then had another look at the impressive Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and went in search of Chirk Aqueduct for good measure!
29th September 2016 - The Chainbridge Hotel

You can see just how close the hotel is to the river, even overhanging it at one point!
29th September 2016 - The Llangollen Railway

A ride on this lovely railway from Berwyn with a walk around Carrog at one end and Llangollen at the other
29th September 2016 - Horseshoe Falls

A large picturesque waterfall a few hundred yards from our hotel and the point where the Llangollen Canal starts.
28th September 2016 - The Ffestiniog Railway

Dismal weather with rain most of the time, apart from a short walk around Porthmadog, didn't detract from a lovely ride on a wonderful railway
27th September 2016 - Walking the Llangollen Canal

A lovely walk along the canal from right alongside our hotel to the aqueduct at Pontcysyllte
The rain had just started when we came back up from viewing the aqueduct from below and had gone by the time we came out of the pub!
27th September 2016 - The Chainbridge Hotel

Stunning views from this lovely hotel perched right between the Llangollen Canal and the River Dee, overlooking Berwyn station and having its own chain bridge across the river
26th September 2016 - Anglesey

A quick visit across the Menai Straight to the town with the unpronounceable name and its railway station
26th September 2016 - Great Orme

A ride on the wonderful Great Orme Tramway with breathtaking views and a drive around the coast of Great Orme itself
5th August 2016 - Trip to Brighton

A daytrip to Brighton on the train, lovely weather and a visit to the very recently opened i360 giving superb views over the city
4th August 2016 - Petersfield Lake

A walk round the lake then a row across it!
3rd August 2016 - Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace

Walking through Hyde Park, seeing the Diana Memorial Fountain and all the other interesting monuments including the Bomber Command Memorial, past Buckingham Palace and to the Palace of Westminster
3rd August 2016 - Greenwich

Visiting the Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory and a walk under the Thames
3rd August 2016 - Thames River Cruise

Taking in all the sights along the mighty Thames, including a Japanese warship alongside HMS Belfast
3rd August 2016 - Visiting London

Train from Havant and a walk along Embankment
2nd August 2016 - Visiting Mandy

A beautiful place to come and remember Mandy...we miss you so much
24th July 2016 - Train Rides

Churnet Valley and Severn Valley Railways
22nd July 2016 - Visiting Llangollen

A walk around the town and a ride on the railway
29th May 2016 - Fort Nelson

A guided tour and then a free roam of the fort....
what a fantastic place... Well worth a visit
29th May 2016 - Jack Fires a 25-Pounder

Jack's Christmas Present was to fire the gun at Fort Nelson!
29th May 2016 - Amy Riding

Amy enjoys her riding
22nd May 2016 - Star and Eagle Hotel

What a place....so much history....in a beautiful village
21st May 2016 - 5th Wedding Anniversary

Spending our Anniversary in the delightful village of Goudhurst
6th to 8th May 2016 - Swanage Railway

Riding the trains and eating cake at the annual Diesel Gala!
17th April 2016 - Sgt Watson

Jack with his new stripes received the night before at the Squadron Dinner - well done Son, very, very proud of you
17th April 2016 - Visiting Lacock

The beautiful village of Lacock in the Spring sunshine
9th April 2016 - Stanhope and The Dales

Stepping stones across the river and lovely scenery
8th April 2016 - Rother Valley Country Park

Lunch at the country park on the way north, dodging the showers and the ducks, geese and swans!
28th March 2016 - Happy 16th Birthday Jack

Jack unwraps his presents, including a Red Arrows watch, and then off the Granny's for more presents and cake!
27th March 2016 - Easter Eggs

Amy and Jack enjoy a stack of Easter Eggs
26th March 2016 - Jack's Birthday Meal

Jack chose a Chinese Restaurant and it was delicious
20th March 2016 - Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park

A return to this wonderful place full of wild and wacky sculptures of all shapes and sizes
19th March 2016 - The Jumps

The view is amazing from here!
18th March 2016 - Devil's Punch Bowl

A walk round the edge of this landmark
12th March 2016 - Zoe's 18th Birthday Party

Happy 18th Birthday Zoe!
5th March 2016 - Spitfire over Eastleigh

Out of the blue a Spitfire appears
16th January 2016 - Gunwharf Quays

Visiting for Jack to get some photos for his photography project, including waiting in the freezing cold for some night shots!