New Look World of Top Gear at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

World of Top Gear Launch

We last visited the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu back in April 2014 and our favourite area head to be the World of Top Gear. Although neither my husband or I are petrol heads, Top Gear is a show we love to watch and it is a real family affair as we will the presenters on to complete their challenges and laugh when they go awry. I had been worried that the show wouldn’t be the same without Clarkson, Hammond… Continue Reading “New Look World of Top Gear at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu”

All new fun at Lemur Landings

Lemur Landings

We are big fans of Lemur Landings at Tower Park, Poole and at the beginning of the year we were intrigued to find that they had closed some of the centre off to be updated. We have been enjoying the facilities since Isaac was a baby and both Isaac and Eliza have enjoyed birthday parties there, with Isaac having a Phaser Party and Eliza having a Create a Bear Party and a My Little Pony Craft Party. Last month we… Continue Reading “All new fun at Lemur Landings”

The reasons why natural playgrounds benefit child development

Robin Hill

Every day, children are learning and developing as they play, and playgrounds are a vital part of how a child becomes acclimatised within their surroundings. Climbing structures help with confronting dangers, while the interaction involved with a play environment helps to develop social skills. Clearly, playing outside helps children grow and develop. Outdoor playground equipment is becoming a growing trend on the market, a result of the benefits these types of playgrounds serve to younger children who are still developing.… Continue Reading “The reasons why natural playgrounds benefit child development”

The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

Lemur Loop Marwell

Last night we were invited to the opening of the new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo. Marwell Zoo has 140 acres to explore, packed full of hundreds of endangered and charismatic animals from anteaters to white rhino, giraffes to penguins, zebra to snow leopards and many, many more. One of our favourite recent additions to the zoo is the African Wilderness, their largest exhibit to date, which is home to the White Rhino, Zebra, Scimitar-Horned Oryx and Ostrich, which all… Continue Reading “The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo”

Meeting Chase, Marshall and Skye at Paultons Park

Paw Patrol at Paultons Park

Sebastian turned 4 last week and like a lot of children his age, he loves watching the adventures of Chase and Marshall in Paw Patrol, so when I found out that they were visiting Paultons Park I knew that I had to take him along to meet them. Paultons Park is one of the kids favourite days out. Home to Peppa Pig World and the Lost Kingdom it appeals to children from the age of 1 up to about 12… Continue Reading “Meeting Chase, Marshall and Skye at Paultons Park”