Summer Bucket List: Grandmas And Granddads..

Bucket list No 23.) Grandmas And Granddads : Fun 2o minutes train ride, and 4 miles walk to go see Grandma and Granddad. Bike/run/ scooter or walk. Lovely on a sunny day.

On Wednesday we arranged that the first day of the school holidays we  would get up at 6.30 to do our running. All good intentions went out the window when we got up late!! 

Oh well first day of the school holidays, still loads more days to go!

So off we went to visit grandma and granddad.

First up a mile walk to the train station. Me on foot with Mollie the collie, my daughter on my scooter and my son did a longer detour (2 miles run) to get his run done and met us so far down the road.

Then off through the park and on to the train station.


10 minutes on the train and arrive 2 miles away from Grandma and Granddads house.

A walk over the train bridge then my son ran the next 2 miles. My daughter scooted and me and Mollie ran/walked and a bit of a carry the rest of the way.

A mile to go it looked like rain. We was ok when we got to grandmas house though, the sun came back out and we had a fun time on their garden!!

 Left on the bucket list…

  • Go To The Beach 
  • Lots Of Train Rides
  •  Have A BBQ
  • Visit Bakewell in Derby
  • Rounders
  • Early Morning Runs
  • Visit Matlock in Derbyshire
  •  Play Tennis
  • Clumber Park In Nottingham
  • Victoria Embankment, Nottingham
  • Sherwood Forest, Nottingham
  • The Gym 
  • Visit Lincoln in Lincolnshire
  • Basket Ball
  • Lots Of Walking Mollie To The Parks
  • Visit Blackpool Lancashire
  • Stopping At Grandma And Granddads Caravan
  •  Days Out At Skegness Lincolnshire
  • Newstead Abbey Nottinghamshire
  • Shopping in Manchester
  • A day trip to Bournemouth
  • London
  • Visit Grandmas And Granddads by train
  • 5 parks in 5 hours 
  • Funfair
  • Go To The Woods To Have A Nerf Gun Battle
  • Visit Leicester
  • Park Run
  • Visit Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • A walk around Ladybower Reservoir, Derbyshire
  • COSMO Restaurant Nottingham
  • Visit York
  • Day trip to Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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17 Comments

  1. Stacey Memories
    25th July 2015 / 5:54 am

    Sounds like a lovely day out. Today is our first day of the summer holidays and I think I need to do a bucket list for them! Wow at your sun running all those miles. #countrykids

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th July 2015 / 9:18 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Stacey, he loves to run 🙂

  2. Margaret Adamson
    25th July 2015 / 6:31 am

    well I hope Molly liked herfirsttrain ride and I love the way you have edited the first shot. Have a great weekend.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th July 2015 / 9:27 pm

      Thank you Margaret .. I'm sure she loved it as she was so good and even had a little sleep 🙂

  3. Coombe Mill
    25th July 2015 / 9:37 am

    It looks like you're really keen to work on completing your bucket list, day one and one crossed off, although I'm sure you'll go to Grandma and Granddad's again over the holidays. Your two are really keen to get out and about, it's great to see! Look forward to more of your summer bucket list being completed. Thanks for linking up with Country Kids.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th July 2015 / 9:29 pm

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Fiona!! They tire me out with all the excitement in doing everything on the list!!

  4. Molly
    25th July 2015 / 11:11 am

    Getting up that early for a run shows real dedication… I was almost relived to read you didn't make it…haha. Enjoy your summerMollyxxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th July 2015 / 9:29 pm

      Haha, thank you Molly

  5. pixiedusk
    25th July 2015 / 5:58 pm

    I admire the dedication of your son with running! What an amazing boy. I wish I have his focus!Looks like a fun day and Mollie is so big now too! #countrykids

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th July 2015 / 9:30 pm

      Thank you, I wish I did too 🙂

  6. Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪
    27th July 2015 / 1:57 am

    do people ever complete their bucket list?

    • Clairejustine oxox
      28th July 2015 / 9:22 pm

      Whoo I am not sure? this is our first list and we hope too 🙂

  7. Melinda Ott
    27th July 2015 / 3:22 am

    What a great day! And just a few more things left on your bucket list! ;-D

    • Clairejustine oxox
      28th July 2015 / 9:23 pm

      Ha thanks Melinda, long way to go yet, but it has been raining!

  8. Annie
    27th July 2015 / 7:55 pm

    You have a lot planned for the summer! We do not get to go out much during the summer because of the intense heat, but it would be fun to have a lit like that!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      28th July 2015 / 9:23 pm

      Thanks Annie, aw we have had nothing but cold and rain here 🙁

  9. James
    30th July 2015 / 3:58 pm

    Nice post but I can't find any reflections. Perhaps you linked the wrong post to Weekend Reflections?

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