Christmas Fun at Upton Country Park

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On the run up to Christmas, we made a visit to Upton Country Park to see their wonderful woodland grotto and new adventure play area. Upton Country Park is a stunning place to visit in Poole and is situated on the northwestern shoreline of Holes Bay. There is a country house, walking trails, manicured gardens and a small cafe to visit and it is all free, apart from the small cost of parking. The Woodland Grotto was set up just… Continue Reading “Christmas Fun at Upton Country Park”

Micro Stand Up Paddle Board – Review

Micro Paddle Board

We are massive fans of Micro Scooters and whilst I was searching for the perfect scooter for Sebby’s birthday, I discovered something surprising. Micro Scooters make and sell Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (iSUPs). My husband and I fell in love with the sport last year when we tried our hand at it with Fore Adventure in Studland, so much so I bought him one for his birthday. The only problem was, the kids fell in love with it too,… Continue Reading “Micro Stand Up Paddle Board – Review”

Learning to Paddle Board with Land and Wave

Land and Wave

Stand-up paddle boarding is the world’s fastest growing water sport and after trying it last year, we now own our own. It is not quite as easy as it looks, however! You take a big board onto the water, stand up on it, and then use a single paddle to propel yourself along. Then you have to practice turning, how to deal with waves and currents and how to get back on the board if you lose your balance and… Continue Reading “Learning to Paddle Board with Land and Wave”

An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth

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Isaac and Eliza swim at Littledown and we often find ourselves in Littledown Park afterwards, as they have a large adventure play area, paddling pool, duck pond and lots of wide pathways, perfect for scooting. Altitude High Ropes is set towards the back of Littledown Park and the kids have been asking to take on the challenge for some time and on Friday, we finally did. Altitude features five different challenges: Low Ropes, High Ropes, Zip Wire, Climbing Wall and… Continue Reading “An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth”