An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth

Eliza-Altitude-Picture

Isaac and Eliza swim at Littledown and we often find ourselves in Littledown Park afterwards, as they have a large adventure play area, paddling pool, duck pond and lots of wide pathways, perfect for scooting. Altitude High Ropes is set towards the back of Littledown Park and the kids have been asking to take on the challenge for some time and on Friday, we finally did. Altitude features five different challenges: Low Ropes, High Ropes, Zip Wire, Climbing Wall and… Continue Reading “An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth”

Every Creature Counts Wildlife Survey

Painted Lady butterfly

If you’d like to know more about the wide variety of creatures that may be living in your garden the Knoll Gardens Annual Garden Wildlife Survey is a great place to start. Led by experts from the Dorset Wildlife Trust, this special day takes place every year to create a vital snapshot of the wildlife activity in this east Dorset garden. The survey provides an important year-on-year record, and offers the opportunity for everyone with an interest in wildlife, regardless… Continue Reading “Every Creature Counts Wildlife Survey”

A Birthday Meal at The Inn in the Park

The Inn in the Park

It is not often that my husband and I get out for a meal these days with Kian away at university, but now he is home for the summer we requested his babysitting services so we could get out for celebratory birthday meal. We were invited to review the Inn in the Park, a stunning traditional English pub located in Branksome Park, just a five minute walk from the beach. The pub was refurbished in 2017 and is filled with… Continue Reading “A Birthday Meal at The Inn in the Park”

Sebby’s 6th Birthday Party with Mad4Animals

Mad4Animals Sebby Party

When I asked Sebby what he wanted to do for his birthday party this year, his only suggestion was something different! Last year he loved his party with Dr Balloonman and I knew that he would be a tough act to beat, but when my friend recommended Mad4Animals to me, I knew Sebby and his friends would love it. I hired the Explorer Centre at Butchers Coppice for Sebby’s party and AJ has already arrived and was setting up when… Continue Reading “Sebby’s 6th Birthday Party with Mad4Animals”

Isaac’s 11th Birthday Party at Dorset Adventure Park

Dorset Adventure Park

For the last two years, Isaac and his friend Scott have had joint, action packed birthday parties at Avon Tyrell Outdoor Centre and it was always the plan to do the same again this year, however they decided that they wanted to try something new. Last year we had Kian’s 18th Birthday at Dorset Adventure Park which is situated in the shadow of Corfe Castle in Dorset and enjoyed it so much that Isaac thought his friends would love it… Continue Reading “Isaac’s 11th Birthday Party at Dorset Adventure Park”