10 Cheap or Free Half Term Activities for Kids

Sebby Ammonite

It is fast approaching the end of January, which means half term is just around the corner. February half term can be the trickiest one for entertaining the kids, as the weather can be wet and cold, there isn’t the excitement that the build up to Easter or Christmas can bring and you are still feeling the pinch of the festive season. In the past we’ve had to look online for loans to cover the costs of keeping kids entertained… Continue Reading “10 Cheap or Free Half Term Activities for Kids”

FREE days out with the National Lottery #ThanksToYou

Tree Climbing Kingston Lacy

I still remember the National Lottery being launched and the learning curve of how to use the machine and pay out any winnings. It is scary to think that it is now celebrating its 25th birthday and they have come up with a brilliant way to celebrate. National Lottery funded projects and attractions are saying #ThanksToYou for the more than £40 billion you’ve raised for good causes over the past 25 years, by offering free entry or special offers at… Continue Reading “FREE days out with the National Lottery #ThanksToYou”

Paradise Wildlife Park – Review

Paradise Wildlife Park

Paradise Wildlife Park is a family-run animal park located in Broxbourne in Hertfordshire and thanks to reading brilliant blog reviews, I have been wanting to take the kids to visit for some time. We finally made the journey last week and it is safe to say we were not disappointed. Paradise Wildlife Park has four car parks and because it was busy, we had to park in the overflow carpark which sits the other side of the road to zoo.… Continue Reading “Paradise Wildlife Park – Review”

An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth

Eliza-Altitude-Picture

Isaac and Eliza swim at Littledown and we often find ourselves in Littledown Park afterwards, as they have a large adventure play area, paddling pool, duck pond and lots of wide pathways, perfect for scooting. Altitude High Ropes is set towards the back of Littledown Park and the kids have been asking to take on the challenge for some time and on Friday, we finally did. Altitude features five different challenges: Low Ropes, High Ropes, Zip Wire, Climbing Wall and… Continue Reading “An adventurous day at Altitude High Ropes – Bournemouth”

Every Creature Counts Wildlife Survey

Painted Lady butterfly

If you’d like to know more about the wide variety of creatures that may be living in your garden the Knoll Gardens Annual Garden Wildlife Survey is a great place to start. Led by experts from the Dorset Wildlife Trust, this special day takes place every year to create a vital snapshot of the wildlife activity in this east Dorset garden. The survey provides an important year-on-year record, and offers the opportunity for everyone with an interest in wildlife, regardless… Continue Reading “Every Creature Counts Wildlife Survey”