The week of the 23rd May, I decided to visit my boyfriend and my family for a week. We did lots of awesome things (as the week later I had exams so wanted to make the most of it), one of them including visiting Calshot beach.
Even though it’s quite close to my boyfriend’s house, I’d never actually been before but it ended up being such a lovely trip. It reminded me a little of the beach near my Grandma’s house in the north of France so it made it that little bit more special.
It was so nice to just walk arms linked together (I love doing that, not sure why though) and just chat about future plans, thoughts on current “life events” and listen to him talk about anecdotes from when he came here when he was younger.
Oh, and we treated ourselves to the forever delicious New Forest ice cream. I mean can we just appreciate this jaffa cake and bubble gum flavoured ice cream?
We actually stayed for such a long time that the tide went completely out. We arrived there at first just dipping our toes in the sea and by the time we left, we were walking where previously would’ve been too far to swim!
Location wise, we’re just on the edge of Southampton and to the right of the picture in the distance you can see Portsmouth as well as the ferry that was going to the Isle of Wight!
We consequently just started walking around barefoot on the sand, spotting crabs and limpets and just loving seeing the nature in their natural habit. Or, as my boyfriend nicely put it, “we’re in their territory now.”
We attempted taking pictures of them, but they camouflage so well it just looks like a big mess!
Have you been to any new places recently? What was it like? I’ve decided that I will definitely go to more new places in future, so other nearby beaches are next on the list!
The Frugal Frenchie x