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


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”

Blue Reef Aquarium – Newquay

During our stay at Trevella Park in Cornwall we got out and about every day, often visiting two attractions in a day as it was out of season and fairly easy to see everything relatively quickly. We have been to Cornwall a number of times, even staying just outside Newquay but had never been to the Blue Reef Aquarium.   With over 40 naturally themed habitats that take you on a fantastic journey from Cornish waters to exotic seas it… Continue Reading “Blue Reef Aquarium – Newquay”