A cycle ride at Moors Valley Country Park

After spending the days since Christmas Day eating leftovers and having relatives to visit, we decided that it was time for some fresh air.

After a quick check of the weather yesterday morning to see that Friday was going to be a washout, we decided to get wrapped up in our new scarves and gloves to take TJ for a spin on his new bike around Moors Valley Country Park.

When we got there, the car park was full of people with the same idea as us. We headed straight for the cycle hire to get bikes for us so that we could cycle round with TJ – something we’ve never done before.

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A beautiful Sunday walk – The Rodwell Trail

I have to say that the past few weeks have been pretty tough going. There wasn’t much time between seeing the New Year in and going back to work/school and it’s taken a while to adjust. Add to that 5 birthday parties, a couple of nasty viruses and  trips to Exeter for the past couple of weekends to visit TJ’s poorly great-grandad and we don’t feel that we’ve really had much quality family time of late.

This weekend, we decided to go to Devon straight from work on Friday night to see grandad and then head back on Saturday (for a double birthday party!) so that we could have a ‘home day’ on Sunday.

When we woke up this morning, the weather was beautiful. Minus 1, but with a bright blue winter sky and we knew we needed to get out and about for some fresh air. TJ was super excited when he saw the video a couple of weeks ago of his friend M riding his bike that we decided to go for a walk/ride along the Rodwell Trail in Weymouth.

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