Poppies, Poppies everywhere in Denstone villages

Well that’s what we hope will happen in Denstone, and the surrounding villages of Stubwood and Quixhill later this year !              I was asked by a lovely lady in the village if I could plant some poppy seeds, so we found some visible spots around the signs...

Top Tips for Spring Days Out near Heywood Hall

As we approach the Easter holidays and look forward to some Spring sunshine, our thoughts turn to days out and exploring the Staffordshire countryside and all the exciting activities going on this year. Here are a few we thought you may like to try whilst you are...

New Year, New Ride, New Activity

January for us is a busy month, sorting things out in the garden I didn’t have time to do in the Autumn, sweeping up more leaves ( I don’t know where they keep coming from!) and feeding the birds. We have put out many more bird feeders this season,...

Autumn Rambles in Staffordshire

After the last few days of storms, wind and rain, it certainly feels like Autumn has arrived. The leaves are falling, and the gardens are starting to lose their summer colour. Don’t let the clouds and drizzle get you down. There is still so much you can enjoy...

Monkeys and Anniversaries

Have you ever had monkeys in your life since you have been with your loved one? Just thinking about it, we have! Now the school holidays are over we had some time to visit various attractions in the local area. Having a special discounted ticket from the Monkey Forest...

Keeping the family entertained in the holidays

The Long summer holidays are almost upon us!  If you are wondering about what to do with your family, on a budget and  especially if the weather is poor, then here are a few ideas of places to visit, only within half an hour’s drive of Heywood Hall. -Picnic :...