A Helicopter Flight over the Jurassic Coast

Helicopter

We live in Dorset and our happy place is the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coast stretches from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Poole, a distance of about 96 miles. Why the Jurassic coast is so special is that it spans 185 million years of geological history and coastal erosion has exposed an almost continuous sequence of rock formation covering the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. At different times, this area has been desert, shallow tropical… Continue Reading “A Helicopter Flight over the Jurassic Coast”

If it scares you it might be a good thing to try!!!!

Zip World

Every since a visit to Adrenalin Quarry and Eden Project in Cornwall, Hubby and Kian have gone Zip Line crazy, so when we saw Zip World on the news we knew we just had to visit. Zip World is situated in Snowdonia National Park in North Wales, which is a good 6 hour drive away from us, so we knew we would have to stay overnight. Over the summer we were offered a review of The Broadway Hotel in Llandudno… Continue Reading “If it scares you it might be a good thing to try!!!!”

Fun at Be Gung-Ho Windsor

A few weeks ago I got an email from Alex Winters (yes, him of CBeebies fame) about a new project he was working on Be Gung-Ho, asking if I would like to attend with the family. I watched the video and decided that it looked like the sort of fun we enjoy and marked the date in my diary without really looking into it further. What I had not read was that Gung-Ho! is actually a  5k run, but not as… Continue Reading “Fun at Be Gung-Ho Windsor”

iCOMBAT Bournemouth Review

iCOMBAT

My boys adored Laser Quest and for a few years they were the birthday party of choice. As they have got older they still enjoyed it but wanted something more and that more has just arrived! iCOMBAT! iCOMBAT is the future of live action gaming with the most realistic combat simulation in the world today and we were among the first to try it at Laser Quest in Bournemouth It was abundantly clear that hubby and Kian were planning on… Continue Reading “iCOMBAT Bournemouth Review”

Alton Towers for Big Kids

I wanted to blog about Alton Towers as the perfect location for a family visit, but CBeebiesland was so spectacular that it deserved a blog post all to itself, so what is there to do for big kids? If you are a thrill seeker then it is safe to say loads!  In fact there was so much to do, we still hadn’t completed it all in the two days we were there!!! My one piece of advice would be to… Continue Reading “Alton Towers for Big Kids”