Watson Family Photos
21st September 2021 - New Bedroom

Plastering finished, now the hard work begins...
20th September 2021 - New Bedroom

After many delays due to COVID etc, finally the plastering begins
19th September 2021 - National Racehorse Week

A visit to a racing stables to see the horses and find out more about horse racing
12th September 2021 - Dunham Massey

A wonderful place full of deer and with lovely formal gardens
Couldn't believe how busy it was on a Monday in Autumn but good to see places like this being supported by the public
11th September 2021 - Blackpool

Fish and chips, a walk on the pier and aride on a heritage tram
11th September 2021 - Ribble Steam Railway

A visit to the museum and a ride on the train through the docks
10th September 2021 - East Lancashire Railway

A ride on this lovely railway behind 'City of Wells' and a visit to Bury Transport Museum where Lou had a go at driving a bus...thankfully only a static exhibit lol
9th September 2021 - Shugborough Estate

A walk around the grounds of this spectacular place
Tea and cake then the rain came so we did the inside of the house
Couldn't do the formal gardens due to the rain so we got drenched walking back to the car!
29th August 2021 - Petworth Park

A walk around the park with plenty of deer about and a picnic under the trees
28th August 2021 - Get Together

The first time we've had all the 'kids' together for a while...lots of food and a BBQ
22nd August 2021 - Wilts and Berks Canal

A nice walk along a short section of restored canal from Pewsham Locks
21st August 2021 - Happy Birthday Eve

Celebrating Eve's birthday with presents and cake
14th August 2021 - Isle of Wight

Off to the island for a ride on the steam railway and a visit to the owls and fish & chips at Ryde on the way home
1st August 2021 - Emsworth

A lovely walk around the harbour and shore and a coffee afterwards
23rd July 2021 - Farnham Castle

Nice place with some great views from the walls
23rd July 2021 - Waverley Abbey

Great to explore, starting with the extensive pill box/bunker construction near the car park. The Abbey itself must have been quite some place in its heyday if the ruins are anything to go by
17th July 2021 - Chatham Historic Dockyard

Lou and Kate went off for a 'Call the Midwife' tour so I explored
We all met up for lunch and to explore the rest of the site
Plenty to see and do, including several railway locos (photos will appear on the railway page in due course)
11th July 2021 - Staunton Park

The naming of some of the beds after some of the longest serving members of the Right to Work team - Well Done everyone!
25th June 2021 - RHS Wisley Gardens

Fantastic place with all the plants, trees and a fair few sculptures
Plenty of wide open spaces and forest walks
23rd June 2021 - The Bluebell Railway

Cream Tea on a train
22nd June 2021 - Presents

After a wonderful, busy day, it's back home for cards and presents
22nd June 2021 - Portsmouth Harbour Tour

Included in the price for visiting the Historic Dockyard is a tour of the harbour where you can see various Royal Navy and visiting ships resting between duties...on this occasion, the massive cruise ship, Virgin's 'Scarlet Lady' was also in port
22nd June 2021 - HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Launched in 1860, Britain's first iron-hulled Battleship
22nd June 2021 - Mary Rose, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Built for King Henry VIII, Launched in 1511, sank in the Solent 1545, partially raised 1982

22nd June 2021 - HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Launched in 1765, Lord Nelson's Flag Ship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805

22nd June 2021 - HMS M33, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Launched in 1915, this M-29 Class Monitor saw action at Gallipoli
22nd June 2021 - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

What a Birthday treat! Always wanted to come here but never got round to it.... Fantastic place with so much to see.... You could spend all week here!
20th June 2021 - Fathers Day

Fathers Day and Birthday presents as well as cake....lovely
Remembering Kermit the hamster who passed away the previous day
...RIP Kermit
12th June 2021 - In the Garden

Strawberries and fizz with steak cooked on the BBQ
Oh...and Toffee's new hole in the fence!
5th June 2021 - BBQ at Eve's

Back to Eve and Sam for a BBQ, once Sam had built it!
5th June 2021 - Avebury

Meeting up for a picnic in this beautiful village with the ancient stone circles
30th May 2021 - Visiting Anna

To Tonbridge to see Anna, Brandon and, of course, Bella
Thanks for the lovely pizza lunch guys
22nd May 2021 - Tea and Cakes

Off to Granny's to meet up and have tea and cakes
21st May 2021 - 10th Wedding Anniversary

A lovely afternoon tea to celebrate
15th May 2021 - Staunton Country Park

This was always a lovely location for a picnic and/or a stroll but they've added so much more now, well worth a visit if you haven't been before or not for a while
10th May 2021 - Petworth House

The house is still closed but we had a lovely walk around the colourful gardens and into the park and to the Upper Lake
Will have to return when the house re-opens and explore more of the park and lakes
9th May 2021 - The Watercress Line

Another well organised train ride, the staff were excellent and we managed tea (and cake) on the train from the kiosk at Ropley
7th May 2021 - Swanage

The train wasn't busy and the staff were very helpful...all in all a very well organised return to a day out on a train
No catering on the train or stations so had fish and chips followed by ice cream on Swanage seafront, taking advntage of the lovely sunshine... although it was a bit breezy at times!
2nd May 2021 - Witley Common

A lovely walk in the wide open space and wide tracks of the common
5th April 2021 - Milton Common

A walk across the common and back along the shore to the wonderful People's Monument
20th March 2021 - Hilsea Lines

A walk in and around the Hilsea Lines area, alongside Port Creek and back along the Lines
Plenty of wildlife to see as well as the defensive sructures along the Lines
14th February 2021 - Valentines Day

A lovely Afternoon Tea with my Gorgeous Wife