A visit to Lappa Valley and their Santa Special

Lappa Valley

We are spending Christmas at Coombe Mill again this year and we were keen to visit a local attraction in Cornwall that has so far eluded us. We have always wanted to visit Lappa Valley Steam Railway, which is a 15″ minimum gauge railway located near Newquay in Cornwall, so when we found out they were running their Santa Special trains, we knew the kids would love it. We arrived to a very wet, drizzly day but Benny Halt, the… Continue Reading “A visit to Lappa Valley and their Santa Special”

Famous Historical Sites of Thailand

Thailand

Thailand is a historically rich country in Far East Asia. There are a lot of historical sites such as fortresses, palaces, temples, parks and other places to attest to that fact. This Kingdom has seen a lot of power struggle and turmoil in the past, and empires have forged history here. Due to its geographical location, it has been a subject to a constant power struggle between empires from the east and south Asia. Enjoying such an important geographical location,… Continue Reading “Famous Historical Sites of Thailand”

An evening at Coral Reef Waterworld with Zoggs

Batman Hat

My kids love swimming and have been swimming since they were babies. Both Isaac and Eliza now swim with Swim Bournemouth swimming club, where they both train 4 hours a week each, so having swimwear that will withstand the pool conditions and keeps looking good is vital for us. We are big fans of Zoggs swimwear and accessories which include goggles, learning aids and training accessories, all made to stand up to the Australian sun, sea and swimming pools. Last… Continue Reading “An evening at Coral Reef Waterworld with Zoggs”

Our favourite places to visit on the Jurassic Coast

Durdle Door

We are very spoilt living in our home county of Dorset, as not only do we have the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Jurassic Coast on our doorstep, but much of the county is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Jurassic Coast itself is 96 miles of stunning coastline from Old Harry Rocks in Dorset to Orcombe Point in East Devon where the rocks record 185 million years of the Earth’s history. Best walks along the Jurassic Coast We… Continue Reading “Our favourite places to visit on the Jurassic Coast”

Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre Christmas

At the age of almost 11, Isaac isn’t the biggest fan of Christmas days out where it is all about visiting Santa, so we have been on the look out for the perfect day out for all ages to enjoy. When we heard Santa and his elves were heading to Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium with pantomime favourite Jack and the Beanstalk, I knew the kids were going to love it as the experience unites the magic of Christmas with the excitement… Continue Reading “Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre”