Monday, March 24, 2014

Campsnaps - Jobs and views around the campsite

Video of some 2014 events

Grass seeding bare patches on pitches

note the old yellow esso oil can

Fueling up for the best job of the week-
sit on lawnmower for camp pitches

 Pitch  grass clippings

Near the pitch "Belle"
Daffodils and leopard's bane leaves


Logs for seasoning for your campfires

Pitch next to "Catkin"

Sibling pitch to "J Way"
Self set silver birch

10.3.2014 Sun on lower camp

Sandstone ruins of "Rosebank" (1890's) cottage

One of the huge variety of tents that have been pitched here

Sun around a campfire area

Badger hide

4.30p.m. 7.3.2014.
 Welcome from the sun and trees at the lower pitches.


Steps and rope handrail to first set of  woodland "Pitches".

 3 types of moss, yellow on twig, green on sandstone, also blue.
A sign of a good oxygen level. No wonder people feel good in a woodland.

Steps from No. 1 holiday cottage into campers' lane.

Stone wall to campsite,
built in 1890's and water run off from top pitches.

Beech tree base.


 Stream from balcony of camping shack

1 of the Recycling areas

Sandstone quarry in the valley (our cottages were built from this)

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Food - Farmers market. Woodland. Health and safety. First aid

Farmers markets
 23.3.2014 Sorrel

Some of the plants you'll find in our woodland that are edible.
Don't be tempted by mushrooms and plants that you don't know.

Garlic mustard, young lime green beech leaves in May, dandelion leaves.
Fruit - wild rasperries, strawberries,blackberries, gooseberries,
Herbs - lovage, mint, sage, rosemary.
Funghi - giant puffball, shaggy inkcap.
See holiday cottage blog post on wild flowers........for more plants.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Food - Take away Dalgety Bay

3 miles east of campsite at Dalgety Bay:-
Spice of India 01383 821313
 Lamb Nentara, Lamb Madras, rice, dhal, 2 chapattis, 1 paratha
                                                           16.3.2014 £20 Enough for 4 

Fish Bar Dalgety Bay

Simon's kitchen chinese

Bella Italia, buffet, Pizza hut,
Nando's chickenMcDonalds, pub, Dobbies cafe.

Craigies Organic farm

Inverkeithing - Burgh Arms