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Steam Rally Shanes Castle

Shanes Castle May Day Steam Rally

Knowing Lewis’ love of all things to do with vehicles, I thought he might enjoy a visit to the Shanes Castle May Day Steam Rally.

We were not disappointed there were enough steam engines and vintage vehicles to keep everyone happy. I found it really hard to imagine these vehicles once travelling through the country, providing haulage and working in agriculture.

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World of Owls

This Easter weekend I discovered a gem of a place called World of Owls. It’s situated in Randalstown, on the outskirts of Antrim, and I can’t believe I haven’t been before.
World of Owls is a charity organisation, homing owls, birds of prey, and some small animals. Located within Randalstown forest, the setting itself exudes a magical air which makes you feel like you just walked into a story book. Indeed I would not have been surprised to stumble upon a gingerbread house!

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