Thrillseeker Family Fun at Go Ape!

Go Ape

As part of our build-up to our cruise in August, Carnival decided to give us a little taste of what us thrillseekers could experience onboard their newest cruise ship, the Vista, and sent us off on an afternoon of fun at Go Ape in Moors Valley. Hubby, Kian and Isaac have all been to Go Ape before but each time I was just a spectator, staying below to look after Eliza and Sebastian who were too small to take part.… Continue Reading “Thrillseeker Family Fun at Go Ape!”

Testing Out Eliza’s New Bike at Potterne Park

Eliza bike

Eliza turned 5 last week and top of her list for her birthday was her first bike and we didn’t disappoint her. Choosing the perfect bike is a minefield and we looked at various styles and sizes before we settled on the Emma Bike from Smyths Toys which was a bonus half price in the January sales. Eliza couldn’t wait to get out on it, but being at school meant she was restricted to the school runs for the first… Continue Reading “Testing Out Eliza’s New Bike at Potterne Park”

The Stick Man Trail at Moors Valley 2016

The Stick Man trail was last at Moors Valley back in 2013 and the kids loved all the activities there were to do as we walked around the self-led trail and now it is back with new challenges and a new route to explore until the end of February and because the kids saw the film on Christmas Day they were even more excited to take part and of course Stick Man himself had to come with us. We planned… Continue Reading “The Stick Man Trail at Moors Valley 2016”

Climbing High at Rock Up Whiteley

Rock Up

My kids adore being outside in the fresh air, but the weather has been so miserable of late that I have been desperately searching for things for them to do. Exercise is brilliant for keeping the kids calm and happy, so anything that can bring the outdoors inside sounds good to me. Rock Up, Whiteley, is an indoor climbing centre which has been developed to entertain the whole family, no matter what age or ability and we headed there on… Continue Reading “Climbing High at Rock Up Whiteley”

Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Back in July 2015 we visited Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and found that there was so much to see and do that you could not fit it all into one day. On New Years Eve we headed to Portsmouth to visit Spinnaker Tower and as we have annual passes to the dockyard we decided to head back and see what we missed back in July. Our first port off call was HMS Warrior 1860 which was the fastest, largest and most powerful warship… Continue Reading “Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”