Kite flying on the Mendips

kite flying up high by child

Dear Grandparents

We thought you might like to see us flying the three kites that you gave us a couple of years ago. They fly really well. We took them up to Deer Leap on the Mendips, last weekend. Not for the first time.

team work with kite flying

Launching the kites takes teamwork.

kite flying

And once they are launched, it’s such a thrill to see the kites fly up high. Our parents say they must be able to hear us down below on the Somerset Levels with all our laughter and shouting. We can’t help it. Sometimes the kites cross lines and bring the kites tumbling down. Sometimes the wind decides to take control.

rainbow kite against blue sky

It’s a great time. Everyone joins in.

family flying kites

This weekend, it was really windy and hard to hold on to the kites at times, but we did.

flying kite solo

And we had lots of fun and fresh air. Time to run around. So thank you again for our kites. We really do love playing with them.

childhood unplugged

Lots of love

from your grandchildren.

Joining in with Fiona’s inspirational #CountryKids linky. Hope you’ve all had fun this week.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall

7 thoughts on “Kite flying on the Mendips

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 8:28 am
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    What a perfect place to be flying kites! Well done grandparents on a perfect present and a wonderful way to enjoy some wide open countryside. Thank you for sharing with me on Country Kids.

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 9:15 am
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    This looks like great fun. I can’t wait until my daughter is old enough to fly a kite without being blown away! #countrykids

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 9:18 am
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    Great fun, lovely kites and such wonderful photos
    Happy weekend xx

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 10:30 am
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    Kids have been asking us to get them Kites, this was just the inspiration I needed 🙂 #countrykids

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 10:47 am
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    We have yet to fly a kite, I know it’s shocking! We’re hoping to try it tomorrow actually. Lovely photo’s and such good fun.

  • Saturday 1 August, 2015 at 5:24 pm
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    Kite flying is fantastic outdoor fun and it looks like such a beautiful place too. Love your kites

  • Thursday 6 August, 2015 at 1:51 pm
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    What fabulous photos! We haven’t flown our kites for ages, must take them out again. It is such great fun 🙂 #countrykids

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