A Half Day Kayak Tour of Old Harry Rocks

Kian

Living in Poole, Dorset, we have access to a whole array of fabulous days out on our doorstep, with the New Forest, beaches, the Jurassic Coast and rolling countryside all within easy reach. For my birthday last month Hubby and I walked the southwest coast path from Studland to Old Harry Rocks,¬†and knowing Hubby was keen to kayak around the rocks, I arranged for him and Kian to do a half day Old Harry Rocks Tour for his birthday last… Continue Reading “A Half Day Kayak Tour of Old Harry Rocks”

Walking the Southwest Coast path to Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks

Last week we had three birthday’s in our house, Sebastian turned 5 on Wednesday, mine on Thursday and Callan’s 21st was on Sunday. As you can imagine, that equated to a pretty expensive week, so when Hubby asked what I wanted to do for my birthday it involved finding an activity that didn’t cost too much. Our first plan involved London as I was supposed to be attending an event, but when that fell through, Hubby tried to book a… Continue Reading “Walking the Southwest Coast path to Old Harry Rocks”

New Summer Menu at Urban Reef

Urban Reef sign

We have been fans of Urban Reef restaurant since it opened although we seem to pop in for a cheeky lunch date when the kids are at school, rather than visit for an evening meal these days. Urban Reef describes itself as an ‘informal bar, deli, cafe and restaurant’ located next to the beach on Boscombe Promenade and we love it because it gives us the chance to go for a bracing walk along the beach with a special hot… Continue Reading “New Summer Menu at Urban Reef”

Weymouth SEA LIFE welcomes only colony of fairy penguins in Europe

Fairy Penguin Face

As Merlin Annual Pass holders we are regular visitors to Weymouth SEA LIFE Centre and were curious about a secretive new building that was being built at the back of the park. It turns out that the new building was in fact a brand new state-of-the-art enclosure for a colony of fairy penguins and we were some of the first people to meet them this morning. There are twenty fairy penguins in total, who have relocated from Manly SEA LIFE… Continue Reading “Weymouth SEA LIFE welcomes only colony of fairy penguins in Europe”

When Track Party came to Bournemouth

Track Party St Marks

I was first introduced to Track Party as a facebook event and immediately thought it would be something Sebby would love. Until now, every time it came to Bournemouth we had been busy, but at the weekend we finally got to go and take part ourselves. Track Party is the ultimate playtime experience for young train, car and dinosaur enthusiasts. Track Party not only provides birthday parties, but also travel around the south coast hosting epic playtime events in village… Continue Reading “When Track Party came to Bournemouth”