Exploring Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight

Robin Hill Diaz

Last year we reacquainted ourselves with the Isle of Wight last year and have visited the Island on a number of occasions since. If you ask the kids their favourite places to visit on the island, without hesitation they will reply either Blackgang Chine or its sister site, Robin Hill Country Park. We had not heard of Robin Hill until we visited the country park last year and we were blown away by the award-winning 88 acres of beautiful countryside… Continue Reading “Exploring Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight”

Owl Forensic Investigations at Avon Heath

Owl Forensics

Yesterday at Avon Heath Country Park they held an Owl Forensics session in their education centre which is something I have wanted to take the kids to for some time. “Their┬ámission should they choose to accept it was to uncover what the owl has been eating.” Not being scared of a challenge they were keen to get stuck in, albeit with gloves on at first which soon got ditched as they made work quite tricky. With the aid of a… Continue Reading “Owl Forensic Investigations at Avon Heath”

A very muddy day out in the forest!

Moors Vallyi

Last weekend hubby was working so we decided on a day out a little closer to home. We haven’t been to Moors Valley for some time and the kids wanted to do the play trail so I packed the car with their waterproofs and wellies and set off. It had been raining that morning but was forecast to be dry that afternoon so I was surprised by how quiet it was when we arrived. We donned out wet weather gear… Continue Reading “A very muddy day out in the forest!”