Annie Mac - Tom Langford

Review: Victorious Festival 2021

We dipped our toes back into festival life at the beginning of the summer at Camp Bestival and it felt almost back to normal after a year of lockdowns and restrictions. Victorious Festival was held at on the Friday / Saturday and Sunday of August bank holiday weekend at Southsea seafront Portsmouth. This year was slightly different, for obvious reasons, as we had to show proof of a negative lateral flow test before entry, which meant a bit more queuing than normal, but everyone seemed in good spirits and were just looking forward to getting inside. All of our favourites …

Read more

Tornado Springs Tower

New Tornado Springs at Paulton’s Park

We have been fans of Paulton’s Park for many years, but most people associate it with being the home of Peppa Pig World and therefore a theme park perfect for the under 5’s. Back in 2016, The Lost Kingdom opened, bringing with it two new rollercoasters and dinosaur themed rides, perfect for the more adventurous members of the family. Now, there is even more to enjoy with their new Tornado Springs. Tornado Springs at Paulton’s Park Tornado Springs is a brand new world featuring 8 incredible new rides and experiences including a spinning coaster, gyro swing ride and a driving …

Read more

Little Beaulieu Isaac

Exploring the new adventure play area at Beaulieu

Visiting Beaulieu and the National Motor Museum has always been one of our favourite days out locally. Not only is there the motor museum to explore, with fascinating cars from yesteryear through to some of the bizarre creations from the world of Top Gear, there is the old Abbey, Beaulieu house and beautiful gardens to explore. Now they have added even more to do with the introduction of the fantastic new play area – Little Beaulieu and we were invited to the launch this weekend. Little Beaulieu is the perfect area to let the kids run wild as they explore …

Read more

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 how the world works around them and they were really excited when they spotted a dinosaur crate outside, with a …

Read more

Robin Hill

Jungle Fever at Robin Hill

The Isle of Wight is just a short hop from Lymington, on Wight Link ferries, for us and this week we took a last minute break on the island to check out the summer events at the kids favourite parks. Our visit was the Big Night Out at Blackgang Chine, with our second day spent at Robin Hill Country Park. Whilst most people have heard of Blackgang Chine, Robin Hill is its not-so-secret award winning sister park, set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside and forest. Robin Hill offers a great mix of rides and adventure play for fun-loving families …

Read more