Welcome to Scrapbook Adventures – Exploring Devon, Cornwall & Beyond
A big hello and welcome to Scrapbook Adventures!
My name’s Rachel and I love exploring Devon and Cornwall, traveling to new countries and blogging my memories! I currently live in the beautiful county of Devon and am completing my doctoral training to become a Clinical Psychologist for the NHS. Before moving to Devon I lived in Cornwall and fell in love with its stunning beaches, charming villages and the laid-back way of life. It was here I decided to start documenting my adventures in the hope of sharing this wonderful slice of England life with others.
A little more about me…
I was born and raised in Kent and after leaving home aged 18 to study Clinical Psychology at university I have lived in various counties across the South of the country. As you’ve probably guessed a favourite hobby of mine is scrapbooking – I have made countless scrapbooks of holidays, events and adventures I’ve been on. Whilst I love scrapbooking, it can be timely and costly and ultimately nobody gets to see the adventures but me! Luckily for me, my boyfriend Nathan, who handily happens to be a web designer, offered to make me my own website as a solution to solving my scrapbooking woes. He helped me develop my ideas for the blog and in May 2017 Scrapbook Adventures was born! I love being able to create my scrapbooks online and easily post and share my adventures with you.
In the last year, I have been lucky enough to explore much of Devon and Cornwall and places further afield such as Dorset, Somerset, Scotland, and Italy. I have partnered with many local attractions and reviewed some awesome places to stay in the South West. If you are interested in working with me please get in touch through my contact page.
Please feel free to comment on any of the posts – I’d love to hear from you! Let me know what you think about the places I’ve visited, whether you’ve been to them too and what you thought! Feel free to share any of your favourite adventures and give me ideas about cool places to explore!
Lots of love and happy adventuring!
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I don't know about you guys but I really love Autumn! It's definitely my favourite season for many different reasons. I enjoy it when the nights draw in and give you an excuse to snuggle up with blankets and drink hot chocolate but it's not so cold you have to have...read more
After staying at the wonderful Owl Valley Glamping site in Bideford back in the summer, Nathan and took a trip to Westward Ho! Beach in North Devon. It was a super sunny and gloriously hot day and we enjoyed wandering along the beachfront enjoying the seaside views. I...read more
Anyone who follows the blog or knows Nathan and I, will be aware that we love a spot of crazy golf! Like with National Trust properties, whenever we are away or visiting somewhere new we make sure we check out if there are any local adventure golf places nearby! When...read more
I love the National Trust and as both Nathan and I are National Trust members we often see if there are any NT places we can visit when we are away somewhere. When staying in Sussex for my nephew’s christening one weekend over the summer, we visited Monks House in...read more
Before the summer school holidays hit, my big sister, my 3-year-old niece, my 7-month-old nephew, my eighty - something-year-old Nan and I all enjoyed a mid-week break at Holiday Resort Unity in Burnham on Sea, Somerset. It was quite the week filled with fun,...read more
World famous for its collections of camellias, rhododendrons, azaleas and more, Exbury Gardens are a delight to explore. With its own Steam Railway, children ’s play area and welcoming restaurant it offers the ideal day out for all. Read on to discover my adventures...read more