Christmas Fun at Upton Country Park

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On the run up to Christmas, we made a visit to Upton Country Park to see their wonderful woodland grotto and new adventure play area. Upton Country Park is a stunning place to visit in Poole and is situated on the northwestern shoreline of Holes Bay. There is a country house, walking trails, manicured gardens and a small cafe to visit and it is all free, apart from the small cost of parking. The Woodland Grotto was set up just… Continue Reading “Christmas Fun at Upton Country Park”

Must see areas on your trip to London

If you’re heading to the country’s Capital, don’t forget to take a trip to some of the surrounding areas.  Often the centre can be busy and unforgiving, especially during peak holiday periods; so, if you’re wanting to make the most of your venture to London, pop these locations on your list and experience everything they have to offer. London Bridge This surprising little area of London boasts an array of things to do and see. From the infamous Tower Bridge,… Continue Reading “Must see areas on your trip to London”

1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge

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I have always been a champion of outdoor play with kids as it is key to their learning in every area of childhood development. Getting little ones outside is as easy as a trip to the local park, but as the kids get older they are increasingly drawn to computers and screen time and it can take some effort to get them to even consider leaving the house. Of course, they alway enjoy it when we are there! 1,000 hours… Continue Reading “1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge”

My Top 10 Days Out Posts of 2019

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I have put together my top ten posts of 2019 and my top 10 travel posts, so thought I would round off the series with my top 10 days out posts from the year too. Days out with the kids has been my blog niche since I started blogging 9 years ago and we still love travelling and exploring the country, particularly our local Dorset area.   1. Jawsome Sharks at Weymouth Sea Life Centre We were lucky enough to… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Days Out Posts of 2019”

The World of Dinosaur Roar! at Winchester Science Centre – Review

Last year we headed to Winchester Science Centre to experience their Christmas activities and the kids really enjoyed the live science show with a Christmas twist. This year they a brand-new Christmas partnership with the creators of The World of Dinosaur Roar! with a full-blown dinosaur-themed Christmas experience and we were invited along to take part. Winchester Science Centre is a great day out for the kids, full of hands-on learning activities that they not only enjoy, but also helps them understand… Continue Reading “The World of Dinosaur Roar! at Winchester Science Centre – Review”