Holiday in May in the UK and The Netherlands

Cycling in Rye during our holiday in May

Our holiday in May is over! I feel so sad, we had such a fantastic relaxed time. Finally time to spend together and enjoy life. Well, we always enjoy life, it was more to have time with each other. We went to Rye on Tuesday the 21st. We had decided to go to the b&b instead of a holiday park because we couldn’t leave earlier. And later wasn’t a option. Because we had two weeks vacation and we love to spend the second week at home and have day trips.

We have spend many holidays at this b&b, and Bert and Carol are such lovely people. And Rye is a fantastic picturesque village with fabulous pubs! We went there last February too!

What did we do in our holiday in May.

We cycled for the first time in the UK. We had to get used to it a bit in the beginning, because you do not have the beautiful bike paths as in the Netherlands. But it was wonderful to do and I am sure we will do that more often. If you also want to cycle once in the Rye area, I advise you to rent the bikes at Rye Bay E-bikes. (not sponsored) Incredibly nice couple and they have nice routes! We cycled past Sir Paul McCartney’s recording studio!

We spent two days in Brighton and Hastings. Just a little shopping, a nice walk on the pier and sit on the beach and of course eating good food.

Saturday’s we went to Leeds castle where that weekend was a medieval festival. Very nice and cozy.

Back in the Netherlands we went to the open air museum. Definitely recommended if you are in the Arnhem area. We cycled for two days and had lunch on the way. And we went to the national park, nice to be out in nature! On Saturday we went to a food truck, theater festival.

It was a relaxing holiday and I really hope we can keep that relaxed vibe for a while. But I don’t think we will! You quickly fall back into being busy etc. etc. But in 3 months we will have vacation again and next weekend it is Pinkpop!

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51 Comments

  1. Tina von Tinaspinkfriday
    4th June 2019 / 18:22

    Wonderful to see you holiday pictures. You had a nice time and enjoy your holiday so much. I would like to see a medieval festival in U.K. too. You were at the right time at the right place. If we want to visite Leeds castle in 2016 we had no luck, no dogs allowed and we travel with our Luna.

    • nancy
      Author
      4th June 2019 / 18:22

      Oh that is a shame. I hope you get to visit it once!

  2. 4th June 2019 / 18:22

    I looked up Rye and the B&B, both look so inviting. I can imagine why you have spent many holidays there and look back with fond memories. I was very happy to read that you went biking twice. As for the return to the normal routine. Let me quote Shakespeare for you: “If all the year were playing holidays; To sport would be as tedious as to work.” Love, Lieske

    • nancy
      Author
      4th June 2019 / 18:22

      Haha, well he got that right! Rye is a very inviting village. It’s beautiful and we always see something new!

  3. jodie filogomo
    4th June 2019 / 18:22

    I love that you went cycling, Nancy….how fun!!
    You look so happy in these photos. It goes to show how it’s fabulous to get away!
    XOXO
    Jodie

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      It was very relaxing, but I also feel at home in the UK>

  4. Sonja
    4th June 2019 / 18:22

    Oh dat ziet er weer heerlijk uit Nancy, ik zie een uitgeruste jij op deze foto’s.
    Dat Middeleeuwse spektakel zou ook iets voor mij zijn, hou wel van een stukje historie.

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      Ja inderdaad, uitgerust! Was heel erg leuk, ook veel mensen in klederdracht. Volgens mij zijn er in het zuiden ook vaak Castle festen toch?

  5. 4th June 2019 / 18:22

    Time really does fly when you’re on holiday, doesn’t it? Seeing your photos of Rye, Brighton and Hasting is putting me in holiday mood. And how fantastic that there was a medieval festival when you visited Leeds Castle. It’s good to have some time off in your own country as well. I must try croquettes on bread, which I’ve never had πŸ˜‰ xxx

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      Yes it was wonderful! You never tried it?Don’t they have that in Belgium?

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      Thanks!

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      Want to try what exactly??

  6. 5th June 2019 / 18:22

    Sound and looks like a fun time! Hope we could met up one time when you are here. Have a super week my friend. Jacqui Mummabstylish

    • nancy
      Author
      5th June 2019 / 18:22

      Oh that would be so lovely, I’ll be there again end of August.

    • nancy
      Author
      6th June 2019 / 18:22

      It was, thanks Amy!

  7. Gail Hanlonmm
    6th June 2019 / 18:22

    Always love seeing your holiday pics and hearing about your visits to England! Great that you tried cycling. I wish we had the cycle paths you have in the Netherlands! Thanks for joining #WowOnWednesday.

    • nancy
      Author
      6th June 2019 / 18:22

      Yes I wish that too!But it was great to do as you see so much more!

  8. 6th June 2019 / 18:22

    It looks like you had an amazing holiday, Nancy! Just looking at your photos makes me want to go to England! But I have to wait until November / December.
    Hugs
    Suzy xx

    • nancy
      Author
      6th June 2019 / 18:22

      That sounds like a good time to go! Everything in Christmas sphere!

  9. 6th June 2019 / 18:22

    What a fun vacation, lots of good times and food! Yum! We did a bicycle tour when in Chicago a few years ago and it was such a unique way to see the city and was a lot of fun! I was really tired afterwards! Sadly, I haven’t been on a bike since! I need to change that.

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • nancy
      Author
      7th June 2019 / 18:22

      We cycle a lot here in the Netherlands. We are of course a small country so it’s easier.

    • nancy
      Author
      7th June 2019 / 18:22

      Thank you very much Jess! Enjoy your weekend!

  10. 7th June 2019 / 18:22

    There are some lovely photos here Nancy and some good tips on places to visit when I return to Brighton way xx

    • nancy
      Author
      7th June 2019 / 18:22

      Isn’t Brighton just so lovely! But Rye is too, have you ever been there?

  11. 7th June 2019 / 18:22

    Cycling it has got to be…those paths in the NL are most likely the best….and it would not have been authentic if yoz had’t eaten a pannekoken πŸ™‚

    I lierally have them every day…adficted .. hope those vibes will stay with you Nancy…thanks for sharing…kusjie Sabina

  12. 8th June 2019 / 18:22

    Okay, I LOVE fish and chips and believe it or not it is one of the things I am most looking forward to having them when we visit in the fall!!! Love that y’all cycled!
    xo,
    Kellyann

    • nancy
      Author
      11th June 2019 / 18:22

      Hahaha, but make sure you buy it near the see and eat it on the beach! That way it tastes so much better! Haha.

  13. 10th June 2019 / 18:22

    Oh it looks and sounds like you had a wonderful holiday, so relaxing! πŸ™‚

    Thank you so much for joining the #weekdayWearLinkUp πŸ™‚ I just posted this week’s linkup, I’d love you to join again! πŸ™‚

    http://awayfromtheblue.blogspot.com.au

    • nancy
      Author
      11th June 2019 / 18:22

      Thanks Mica, of course I join you!

    • nancy
      Author
      11th June 2019 / 18:22

      It was, thanks Ruth!

    • nancy
      Author
      12th June 2019 / 18:22

      Thank you very much!

  14. 12th June 2019 / 18:22

    Great to see you had so much fun at your vacation!

    • nancy
      Author
      13th June 2019 / 18:22

      Thanks!

  15. 18th June 2019 / 18:22

    Looks like you had a great time Nancy. You visited so many places. I really need to travel more!! Thanks for linking up to The Wednesday Blog Hop. Hope you can join me tomorrow πŸ™‚

    • nancy
      Author
      19th June 2019 / 18:22

      We only travel to the UK actually, I wished I lived there!

  16. 30th June 2019 / 18:22

    I’m happy to know you enjoyed your holiday and had a great time!
    Looks like you’ve enjoyed to the fullest πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing such wonderful snaps! Wish I can go too!
    xoxo
    Claudia

    • nancy
      Author
      1st July 2019 / 18:22

      Thanks Claudia!

  17. 30th June 2019 / 18:22

    Nice places! I have been in Amsterdam two years ago and I love it.
    Kisses and hugs
    Birgit
    fortyfiftyhappy.de

    • nancy
      Author
      1st July 2019 / 18:22

      I havn’t been to Amsterdam for years! haha

  18. 30th June 2019 / 18:22

    I love the netherlands, It is so relaxing to be there. Mostly i spent time with my aunt there, so it is real special for me.
    Greetings ela

    • nancy
      Author
      1st July 2019 / 18:22

      Oh really? Where does she live?

  19. 1st July 2019 / 18:22

    Great pics. The show so much fun and great holidays.
    Thanks for link up at ue30blogger.
    Have a good time
    Sunny

    • nancy
      Author
      2nd July 2019 / 18:22

      Thank you very much!

  20. 6th July 2019 / 18:22

    Nice pics and an interesting describtion of your cycling holiday dear Nancy. Thank you very much for the link up to the ue30bloggers.
    Best wishes to you
    Ursula

    • nancy
      Author
      7th July 2019 / 18:22

      Thank you very much!

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