A visit to Cotswolds Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park

The Cotswolds are an area of England that I have not really explored, so when we were offered the chance to review Talbot Cottage in Stow on the Wold with Manor Cottages I started researching all the places we could visit locally. Top of my list was Cotswold Wildlife Park which is located two miles south of Burford and just a short drive from where we were staying. Cotswold Wildlife Park is one of the largest privately owned zoological collections… Continue Reading “A visit to Cotswolds Wildlife Park”

At-Bristol Science Centre

A couple of weeks ago we visited Bristol to go and see Captain Barnacles Pantomime aboard The Matthew. As that show was only 90 minutes long we had plenty of time to visit some of Bristol’s other attractions and At-Bristol Science Centre was top of our list. We had no idea what to expect, other than it being a science centre but I cannot fault it. We could have spent the whole day in just this building as there was… Continue Reading “At-Bristol Science Centre”

Captain Barnacle’s Pirate Panto aboard The Matthew!

Last week we were invited to visit Bristol to see what attractions they had on offer for families and when I was asked what attraction I most wanted to visit from a list of suggestions, a trip on The Matthew plus a pantomime to entertain the children jumped off the page. In 1497 John Cabot and his crew set sail aboard The Matthew from Bristol to find a new trade route to Asia. Instead however he arrived on the coast… Continue Reading “Captain Barnacle’s Pirate Panto aboard The Matthew!”