Pretty much every year since we’ve lived here I’ve eyed up the Summer cruise trips on the Gosport Ferry. We did a day trip to Cowes years ago but has never been the right time for one of the longer ones – 6 hours on a boat with a young child or 2 does not sound a particularly relaxing day out. But Sam has now reached the age where as long as I throw a book in my bag I can pretty much take him anywhere.
My Dad has been visiting and boat trips always appeal to him. As luck would have it, his birthday was on Tuesday and on Weds there was a trip to Needles and Yarmouth so that solved the birthday present problem 😉
Can’t say I ever want to visit Yarmouth again. 2 hours on shore we had, took less than 10 mins to see the entire town! There was ice cream and second hand books so not a complete loss.
Whole trip made me realize what a wealth of history there is along this bit of coast.