Countdown to this year’s Dorset County Show

Robo Crop

One of the highlights of our summer holiday’s last year was a visit to the Dorset County Show, one of the county’s largest agricultural shows, that takes place at Dorchester Showground. Organised by Dorchester Agricultural Society, the two-day annual show began in 1840 and will take place this year on Saturday 1st September and Sunday 2nd September. Over the weekend there are a variety of attractions, livestock, and fun for all the family to celebrate agriculture and rural life in Dorset.… Continue Reading “Countdown to this year’s Dorset County Show”

Our highlights of Camp Bestival 2018!

I Love Camp Bestival

Well what an adventure Camp Bestival 2018 was! This was our 6th year at Camp Bestival, our first one being 2013 when Sebby was just 6 weeks old, and is now an annual event we look forward to every year. Last year was our first wet Camp Bestival, enduring thick mud and torrential rain but this year our worries turned to how the kids would cope with the heatwave conditions. Thursday We arrived at Lulworth Castle to set up our… Continue Reading “Our highlights of Camp Bestival 2018!”

#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival

Last year was our first time at Victorious Festival and we loved the laid back vibe and fabulous music. Held on Southsea Common, Portsmouth, it’s not the largest festival we have been to, but it certainly the most reasonably priced and we love that you can sit on a hill, overlooking the sea whilst listening to fantastic music. Last year we saw bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Olly Murs, Elbow and Stereophonics and this year is promising to be even… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival”

An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy

Bunnies!

We really enjoy days out at National Trust properties, with Easter being the kids favourite thanks to their fun themed Easter Egg hunts and the promise of a Cadbury chocolate egg as a reward for their efforts. With the weather being a bit hit and miss over bank holiday weekend, I stalked the forecast and made a plan to visit during the driest spell of the day. It is also worth visiting the facebook page of the property you are… Continue Reading “An Easter Egg Hunt at Kingston Lacy”