The Best Things to do in and around NOTTINGHAM for Christmas 2018 – Family Fun

The Best Things to do in and around NOTTINGHAM for Christmas 2018 – Family Fun

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Christmas and we soon realised there are lots of events …
The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Halloween and we soon realised there are lots of events …
Things To Do With Teenagers – Tried & Tested!

Things To Do With Teenagers – Tried & Tested!

As a Mum with an older child I totally understand that finding things to do with teenagers can be a challenge.  When kids get …
Conkers – Our Day Out In The National Forest (REVIEW)

Conkers – Our Day Out In The National Forest (REVIEW)

I’m really not a huge fan of having a bored 4 year old and 6 year old at home over the summer holidays.  Can you …
Things To Do In Devon With Kids: Pennywell Farm Review

Things To Do In Devon With Kids: Pennywell Farm Review

Brook and I headed to Pennywell Farm in South Devon looking forward to our day out with reasonable exceptions about what may lay ahead …
Dartmoor Zoo – Meeting the Animals & Insects (Review)

Dartmoor Zoo – Meeting the Animals & Insects (Review)

On our recent visit to South Devon, we decided to go to Dartmoor Zoo, or Dartmoor Zoological Park as it’s officially known.  Brook …
A Fabulous Day Out At SS Great Britain Bristol

A Fabulous Day Out At SS Great Britain Bristol

If you are planning things to do with kids in Bristol any time soon, then I really think that a visit to the SS …
Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Visiting Devon gave us as a family the chance to learn more about the fascinating Jurassic Coast and the incredible history and geology connected …
Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

For our last full day in Devon we decided to visit Wildwood Escot for some outdoor adventure with the girls. After speaking to Claire …
Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEWED

Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEWED

Kids and transport go so well together, so it seemed obvious for us to include a visit to Seaton Tramway on our recent holiday …
Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Our family love boat trips. They give us a different perspective on the place we are visiting and we get to enjoy our holiday …
Breakfast with the Seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Breakfast with the Seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

I’m sure that you’ve realised by now that our holiday to Cornwall was literally packed with fun things to do.  I’m …
Best Day Out in Cornwall? Visiting the Eden Project with Kids

Best Day Out in Cornwall? Visiting the Eden Project with Kids

Everyone in the family was super excited about visiting the Eden Project during our Cornwall holiday. For many years I’ve wanted to tick …
Why You Should Visit The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth with Kids

Why You Should Visit The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth with Kids

During our family holiday in Cornwall we decided to spend some time exploring the beautiful town of Falmouth.  Falmouth’s heritage has been largely …
Going to Pirates Quest in Newquay, Cornwall with Young Kids

Going to Pirates Quest in Newquay, Cornwall with Young Kids

Before our visit to Pirates Quest in Newquay, I thought I had best prepare the girls for what might lie ahead.  As they are …
5 Things To Do In Cornwall For Half Term

5 Things To Do In Cornwall For Half Term

Cornwall is a really beautiful part of the world, and we are going to be spending half term getting to know the area a …
5 Fun Things To Do In Devon With Kids

5 Fun Things To Do In Devon With Kids

Having discovered what a beautiful part of the world Devon is this year when I visited with Indie I am desperate to go back …
Tierpark Hagenbeck – Hamburg Zoo Review

Tierpark Hagenbeck – Hamburg Zoo Review

On our final day in Hamburg my daughter and I headed across town from the Holiday Inn we were staying at to find Tierpark …
Our Hands On Experience At Chocoversum, Hamburg

Our Hands On Experience At Chocoversum, Hamburg

It was pretty grey and damp when we arrived in Hamburg, so I was really pleased that the first activity we had planned was …
Our Top 5 Activities for Teenagers in Bristol and Cardiff

Our Top 5 Activities for Teenagers in Bristol and Cardiff

When it comes to keeping teenagers entertained, we know it can be a bit of a challenge. It’s inevitable, unfortunately, that they’ll …
Walking in Hackfall Woods With Kids

Walking in Hackfall Woods With Kids

On the day well left Camp Katur and our little Hobbit House on the Camp Hill Estate we decided we would go and explore …
Finding Adventure Close To Home

Finding Adventure Close To Home

Our weekends really do go from one extreme to the other in this house.  One week we might be off on a super exciting …
5 Great Family Days Out For Halloween In The Midlands

5 Great Family Days Out For Halloween In The Midlands

Even when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the family still needs a good day out to lift the spirits. If you …
Hamerton Zoo Park: Days Out With Small Children Review

Hamerton Zoo Park: Days Out With Small Children Review

Days out always feature in our summer, and over the school holidays we were offered the opportunity to visit Hamerton Zoo Park, which was …
Top Things To Do In Bath With Kids (That They Will Love)

Top Things To Do In Bath With Kids (That They Will Love)

Bath is a beautiful city in England and there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t enjoy a family visit here with children.  …
11 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Brimham Rocks With Kids

11 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Brimham Rocks With Kids

If you want to make the most of a quick road trip, it’s a good idea to plan somewhere to visit on the …
Visit to the Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall in Pictures

Visit to the Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall in Pictures

Weekends at home do not need to be dull, and you can always find an attraction or exhibit close to home that the whole …
Exploring Buckland Abbey With Kids 

Exploring Buckland Abbey With Kids 

Buckland Abbey is just a few minutes drive from the Moorland Garden Hotel and very close to Yelverton, so it’s a perfect family …
Places To Visit With Kids In Cornwall & How To Make A Fun Holiday!

Places To Visit With Kids In Cornwall & How To Make A Fun Holiday!

I was really inspired by how much fun my daughter and I had on our road trip around the south of England this summer.  …
CLOSED Looking Forward To Visiting Hamerton Zoo Park + Family Ticket #Giveaway

CLOSED Looking Forward To Visiting Hamerton Zoo Park + Family Ticket #Giveaway

One minute the school holidays seem like ages away, then the next minute they are just around the corner aren’t they?  With them …

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