Exploring #SpookySeas at Weymouth Sealife Centre

Spooky Seas at Weymouth

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park has turned the spotlight on scary critters of the deep this Halloween. As well as meeting creepy spider crabs, batfish, ghost knifefish and other appropriately named creatures, we got to find lettered pumpkins that told us that humans who are the real monsters! (Sssshhhh I may have given you the answer to the challenge there). The Park’s special package of fright-fest’ entertainment is on now until Sunday 30th October and also highlights the horrors that pollution, over-fishing and other human follies are… Continue Reading “Exploring #SpookySeas at Weymouth Sealife Centre”

The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, Dorset

Etches Collection

Living on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, my kids are keen fossil hunters and love nothing more than chipping away at rocks and stones in the hope that they will find some prehistoric treasure. One of the best locations to go fossil hunting is Kimmeridge Bay, where fossils occur commonly throughout the Kimmeridge Clay, in particular the shells of ammonites and bivalves which are easy to spot as you walk along the beach. We were invited to visit The Etches… Continue Reading “The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, Dorset”

Crealy Adventure Park Devon

Crealy

At the end of July we went on a Glamping break at Crealy Meadows and the kids couldn’t wait to explore Crealy Adventure Park. Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park is an award-winning family attraction located near Exeter. The Park has over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres of Devon countryside, including Animal Land which houses around 100 animals including Meerkats, Alpaca’s, ponies and sheep. The park is mainly aimed at young children although it does have a couple of… Continue Reading “Crealy Adventure Park Devon”

Camp Bestival 2016 – The Dingly Dell

Lizzie's Way

Without a shadow of a doubt, the Dingly Dell is our favourite haunt at Camp Bestival and this year was our most magical yet. The Dingly Dell takes you away from the rush of the festival and into the nurturing bosom of nature’s playground. In the daytime, the kids adore exploring Lizzie’s Way where they get to read stories, act out puppet shows, make mud pies and potions and make wishes to fairies. Walk a little further in and try your… Continue Reading “Camp Bestival 2016 – The Dingly Dell”

A Day out at Dorset Waterpark

Dorset Waterpark

Now the kids have broken up from school I am busy looking for things to keep them occupied during the school holiday’s and what is better than a huge inflatable Woodland Waterpark overlooking Corfe Castle. We were invited to try out Dorset Waterpark which is situated in Corfe, Dorset with stunning views of Corfe Castle which overlooks the park. The course includes giant 70ft inflatable to run around, balance beams, towers to jump off, slides, a trampoline, gladiator rings, hurdles, rollers, monkey… Continue Reading “A Day out at Dorset Waterpark”