Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review

We are big fans of visiting aquariums as there is something so magical about seeing creatures that live under the sea. Last month we welcomed a new colony of Fairy Penguins at Weymouth Sea Life Centre and this weekend we were invited to visit Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth to see what they had to offer. We enjoyed a visit to Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay back in 2013 and the kids still remember putting their hand in a box… Continue Reading “Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review”

Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review

Tetra Aquarium

Tetra have just released their new 30L aquarium, perfect at getting children into the fun and interactive hobby that is fishkeeping and they invited us to set one up. The Tetra ‘Despicable Me’ aquarium complete set contains the basic equipment and food and care samples you need to get started, as well as a useful set-up brochure and Minions decorative elements. In the box is: Robust glass aquarium (4 mm thick glass) with outer dimensions of 30 x 27.5 x 42… Continue Reading “Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review”

New Caribbean Cove at Weymouth Sealife

Caribbean Cove

In December we visited Weymouth Sea Life Centre to see Father Christmas and whilst we were there we noticed that all the rides had been removed and were intrigued by what might be replacing them. Fast forward three months and the site has been transformed into a tropical playground that kids will adore. We were invited to be some of the first people to visit the new Caribbean Cove, which opens to the public on 1st April. It is set to… Continue Reading “New Caribbean Cove at Weymouth Sealife”

Spend Halloween in Cornwall

Newquay

Last year we were lucky enough to be holidaying in Newquay for Halloween and it was great to see so many attractions getting into the spirit of the event. Newquay is a great base for exploring Cornwall as there are so many attractions on its doorstep and finding affordable accommodation is easy using Hotel Direct.  It is a truly stunning Cornish town with award-winning beaches with probably some of the best surfing in the UK – although I am not sure… Continue Reading “Spend Halloween in Cornwall”

Fish for Kids: Starting Out

Clown Fish

Fish are a great pet for children of all ages, and as they are relatively low maintenance too, they are perfect for busy parents. Before you decide on the fish, it’s a good idea to get an idea of the kit you’ll need. Swell UK have a wide range of aquariums available, often with lots of extras which reduces costs for you. If you are planning on just a few fish then you don’t need a huge aquarium. A 20… Continue Reading “Fish for Kids: Starting Out”