A Summer visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

We are regular visitors to ZSL London Zoo and always see signs for their sister zoo, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo whilst we are there, but have never visited before now. ZSL Whipsnade is the UK’s largest zoo and one of Europe’s largest wildlife conservation parks and home to a staggering 3,873 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild. Although farther mileage wise from us in Bournemouth, it actually took the same amount of time to get there, thanks to… Continue Reading “A Summer visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo”

A Fun Packed Summer at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Lord of the Manor

The New Forest is fast becoming our new favourite stomping ground, with several visits already under our belt this summer. A couple of weeks ago we visited Buckler’s Hard and on the way there we passed Beaulieu and made a promise that we would visit again before the end of the summer. There’s nothing like Beaulieu for a fun-packed day out, as there is so much to do including the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu Abbey and Beaulieu Manor to explore,… Continue Reading “A Fun Packed Summer at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu”

A visit to Buckler’s Hard in the New Forest

Buckler's Hard Living History

We are regular visitors to Beaulieu in the New Forest and always see signs to Buckler’s Hard, but have never been – until now. Buckler’s Hard has a fascinating history and was first intended as an import and export hub for sugar from the West Indies, but most famously became an 18th-century shipbuilding village, home to the craftsmen who built over 50 wooden ships for the Royal Navy, including the vessels Agamemnon, Euryalus and Swiftsure, all of which fought at… Continue Reading “A visit to Buckler’s Hard in the New Forest”

Mighty Claws Adventure Golf Teatime Special!

Mighty Claws is one of our favourite family days out in Bournemouth, having opened back in June 2017. Swing, cut and slice through the epic 18 holes of the prehistoric Mighty Claws Valley course, dodging the scary animatronic Raptors, ginormous T-Rex and a whole host of ancient animated creatures; travelling through caves, around smoking volcanoes and giant waterfalls… Mighty Claws Adventure Golf is located at Playgolf Bournemouth – just a 10-minute drive from the seafront at Southbourne and about 20… Continue Reading “Mighty Claws Adventure Golf Teatime Special!”

Why not set foot into the Forbidden Forest?

Hogwarts

Opened in March 2017, the Forbidden Forest set has fast become a favourite exhibit for Harry Potter fans young and old, but you’ll need to screw your courage to the sticking place and have wands at the ready if you want to venture inside! When it comes to a fully immersive, spooktacular experience that surrounds you in magic, mystery and gives you a few little shocks and scares for good measure, you can’t beat the Warner Bros Studio Tours Forbidden Forest.… Continue Reading “Why not set foot into the Forbidden Forest?”