Organise a stress free family get-together

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Is it time to arrange a family get together? Seeing your beloved family is great fun – but organising the day can be extremely stressful and time consuming. A successful family get together should be memorable and great fun for all involved so, the key is to be organised to perfection; and here are some tips on how to do it. Whether you decide to have the family day at a restaurant or at your new home, if for example… Continue Reading “Organise a stress free family get-together”

Madam Tussauds London Review

I haven’t visited Madam Tussauds for years, so when we decided to visit London for my birthday weekend in June it was top of my list, although I was concerned that Isaac and Eliza would not enjoy it. I have heard tales of monster queues and huge waits to get inside the door, but arriving at midday we were surprised to walk straight to the front of the pre-booked queue with our Merlin passes and get inside almost immediately.  I… Continue Reading “Madam Tussauds London Review”

Family Friendly London Days Out

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I have to admit that from past experience I don’t find London particularly family friendly. Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of activities for the whole family to do, it’s the travel part I find stressful, with tubes being the particular bane of my life.  How people with children manage to get around with buggies I just don’t know. That being said, there are lots of attractions I want to take my children to see so need to take… Continue Reading “Family Friendly London Days Out”

Alton Towers for Big Kids

I wanted to blog about Alton Towers as the perfect location for a family visit, but CBeebiesland was so spectacular that it deserved a blog post all to itself, so what is there to do for big kids? If you are a thrill seeker then it is safe to say loads!  In fact there was so much to do, we still hadn’t completed it all in the two days we were there!!! My one piece of advice would be to… Continue Reading “Alton Towers for Big Kids”

A visit to Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

I have always wanted to visit Warwick Castle, but it is that little bit too far for a day out from Bournemouth! During half term we stayed in a holiday cottage in Staffordshire and with Warwick Castle, which is part of the Merlin group, was just an hour away we decided this was the best opportunity to visit the iconic castle. The Warwick Castle website promises that we would be surrounded by jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure!  They are currently… Continue Reading “A visit to Warwick Castle”