Camp Bestival’s Easter Sleepover – helping to entertain families over Easter

Camp Bestival

The highlight of our year is always attending Camp Bestival and we are still hopeful that we will be able to visit Lulworth Castle for the planned festival at the beginning of August. Camp Bestival is Dorset’s biggest live music festival, and is packed full of fun for all the family. The team behind the festival, including Rob da Bank and his wife Josie, understand that we are all struggling with being cooped up at home at the moment, so… Continue Reading “Camp Bestival’s Easter Sleepover – helping to entertain families over Easter”

Shaun the Sheep Glow Trail at Moors Valley

Eliza and Sebby Glow Trail

If you are looking for some outdoor fun this half term then you cannot go wrong with a visit to Moors Valley to do their new adventure trail. Their brand new children’s activity trail is based on the new Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmegeddon and sees you venturing into forest to complete a variety of fun challenges to rescue Lu-La, an impish and adorable alien with magic powers who has crash landed. Before you go, you will need to download… Continue Reading “Shaun the Sheep Glow Trail at Moors Valley”

Christmas Fun at Upton Country Park

Mad4animals

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”

Micro Stand Up Paddle Board – Review

Micro Paddle Board

We are massive fans of Micro Scooters and whilst I was searching for the perfect scooter for Sebby’s birthday, I discovered something surprising. Micro Scooters make and sell Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (iSUPs). My husband and I fell in love with the sport last year when we tried our hand at it with Fore Adventure in Studland, so much so I bought him one for his birthday. The only problem was, the kids fell in love with it too,… Continue Reading “Micro Stand Up Paddle Board – Review”

Learning to Paddle Board with Land and Wave

Land and Wave

Stand-up paddle boarding is the world’s fastest growing water sport and after trying it last year, we now own our own. It is not quite as easy as it looks, however! You take a big board onto the water, stand up on it, and then use a single paddle to propel yourself along. Then you have to practice turning, how to deal with waves and currents and how to get back on the board if you lose your balance and… Continue Reading “Learning to Paddle Board with Land and Wave”