1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge

Charmouth

I have always been a champion of outdoor play with kids as it is key to their learning in every area of childhood development. Getting little ones outside is as easy as a trip to the local park, but as the kids get older they are increasingly drawn to computers and screen time and it can take some effort to get them to even consider leaving the house. Of course, they alway enjoy it when we are there! 1,000 hours… Continue Reading “1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge”

My Top 10 Days Out Posts of 2019

Play doh - sealife

I have put together my top ten posts of 2019 and my top 10 travel posts, so thought I would round off the series with my top 10 days out posts from the year too. Days out with the kids has been my blog niche since I started blogging 9 years ago and we still love travelling and exploring the country, particularly our local Dorset area.   1. Jawsome Sharks at Weymouth Sea Life Centre We were lucky enough to… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Days Out Posts of 2019”

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… Continue Reading “The World of Dinosaur Roar! at Winchester Science Centre – Review”

Santa Flights on the British Airways i360 – Review

We are big fans of the the Jurassic Skyline observation tower situated on Weymouth Pier, which offers brilliant views over the Jurassic coastline, so when I found out that Brighton had their very own version, I was keen to visit. Although the Brighton skyline is very different to Dorset, I was brought up locally in Worthing and spent many a weekend enjoying everything that Brighton had to offer. The first thing that strikes you about the BA i360 is just how high… Continue Reading “Santa Flights on the British Airways i360 – Review”

FREE days out with the National Lottery #ThanksToYou

Tree Climbing Kingston Lacy

I still remember the National Lottery being launched and the learning curve of how to use the machine and pay out any winnings. It is scary to think that it is now celebrating its 25th birthday and they have come up with a brilliant way to celebrate. National Lottery funded projects and attractions are saying #ThanksToYou for the more than £40 billion you’ve raised for good causes over the past 25 years, by offering free entry or special offers at… Continue Reading “FREE days out with the National Lottery #ThanksToYou”