Visiting Twycross Zoo during a Stay, Play, Explore break to Leicestershire

During April we were invited to try a Stay, Play and Explore short break in Leicestershire. For just £149 (£159 during bank holiday weekends) a family of 2 adults and 2 children can visit any 3 out of 10 exciting attractions and enjoy overnight accommodation including breakfast at a choice of 4 star family friendly hotels and for larger families like ours you can buy an additional child ticket for £20. The attractions included are National Space Centre, Conkers, Twycross Zoo, Twinlakes… Continue Reading “Visiting Twycross Zoo during a Stay, Play, Explore break to Leicestershire”

The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout

Grown-ups and children alike are in for a treat over the upcoming summer holidays as the RSPB will once again be urging nature lovers to spend a night under the stars for its annual Big Wild Sleepout on 29th – 31st July. I am excited as we will be taking part at Camp Bestival and have signed up to sleep under the stars with our friends from Fore Adventure. The charity is challenging children and their families across the UK… Continue Reading “The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout”

New Forest Wildlife Park

The New Forest Wildlife Park is set in the heart of the New Forest, a mile up the road from Longdown Farm which we visited last year. The park offers you the chance to see indigenous species in their natural surroundings by simply following woodland trails and thanks to the previous days torrential rain it was a bit of a muddy walk so if you visit when it has been rainy I would advise you take your wellies. You enter… Continue Reading “New Forest Wildlife Park”

A Day Jam-Packed Full of Nintendo Fun!!

#nintendokids

My children adore gaming and so were bouncing off the walls with excitement when they found out we had been invited to an exclusive Nintendo event, where would be testing the delights of the 3DS with games such as Mario Kart 7, Super Smash Bros and the not even launched, Disney Magical World. Armed with our Nintendo DS collection, we set off nice and early from Bournemouth station and arrived in London with plenty of time to spare.  After a… Continue Reading “A Day Jam-Packed Full of Nintendo Fun!!”

A day out at Farmer Palmers

This week we were invited to the unveiling of Farmer Palmers exciting new play barn. Set to the left of the slide barn, it offers a whole new area of indoor play if the weather turns and was an immediate hit with Isaac and Eliza. It is filled with features which will encourage roll play, get the kids moving and even a fantastic sensory area with cool lighting effects.  Isaac, Eliza and Olive were particularly taken by the life-size wooden… Continue Reading “A day out at Farmer Palmers”