New Forest Wildlife Park

The New Forest Wildlife Park is set in the heart of the New Forest, a mile up the road from Longdown Farm which we visited last year. The park offers you the chance to see indigenous species in their natural surroundings by simply following woodland trails and thanks to the previous days torrential rain it was a bit of a muddy walk so if you visit when it has been rainy I would advise you take your wellies. You enter… Continue Reading “New Forest Wildlife Park”

A Day Jam-Packed Full of Nintendo Fun!!

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My children adore gaming and so were bouncing off the walls with excitement when they found out we had been invited to an exclusive Nintendo event, where would be testing the delights of the 3DS with games such as Mario Kart 7, Super Smash Bros and the not even launched, Disney Magical World. Armed with our Nintendo DS collection, we set off nice and early from Bournemouth station and arrived in London with plenty of time to spare.  After a… Continue Reading “A Day Jam-Packed Full of Nintendo Fun!!”

A day out at Farmer Palmers

This week we were invited to the unveiling of Farmer Palmers exciting new play barn. Set to the left of the slide barn, it offers a whole new area of indoor play if the weather turns and was an immediate hit with Isaac and Eliza. It is filled with features which will encourage roll play, get the kids moving and even a fantastic sensory area with cool lighting effects.  Isaac, Eliza and Olive were particularly taken by the life-size wooden… Continue Reading “A day out at Farmer Palmers”

Marwell Sunset Party in the Park

We were invited to Marwell’s Sunset Party in the Park and on June 13th, which sees the park open to the public from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. As it was a Friday night I didn’t mind changing the kids bedtime routine as seeing the animals at dusk is a real treat and they are so much more active than they are in the day. We arrived as it opened and enjoyed a talk about the Penguins.  I never did find out… Continue Reading “Marwell Sunset Party in the Park”

Deadly Adventure at Longleat

Isaac turns the grand old age of 6 on 23rd April but had no clue as to what he wanted for his birthday. In the last year he has outgrown CBeebies and moved onto CBBC.  His favourite shows are Absolute Genius and Splatalot with Dick and Dom and the Deadly 60 series with Steve Backshall so my mission was to do something for his birthday with one of these shows. We were ecstatic to find that Dick and Dom were… Continue Reading “Deadly Adventure at Longleat”