The Easter Bunny Trail at Compton Acres

Japanese Gardens

Compton Acres is somewhere I have fond memories of visiting as a child, however, I have not been for years. Compton Acres is one of the UK’s finest privately-owned gardens, and a magical place for families to explore, especially now spring is coming into bloom. The kids collected their Easter Bunny Trail sheets from the entrance which challenged them to solve the mystery clues of who stole what from the Easter Bunny and where had they hidden it? The gardens’… Continue Reading “The Easter Bunny Trail at Compton Acres”

Eliza’s Mermaid Birthday Party

Mermaid Party

Last year Eliza had her first experience of mermaid swimming and loved every second of it, so when we asked what she wanted to do for her birthday, they was only one answer – a mermaid party. This is the first party she has had where she has had to limit numbers, which was a bit of a struggle at first, however, we were helped by the fact that attendees had to be aged 7+, able to swim a minimum… Continue Reading “Eliza’s Mermaid Birthday Party”

A January Visit to Monkey World

Orang-u-tan

One of our favourite days out in Dorset is to Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre and in the month of January 2019, they are offering half price entry for locals, meaning that a family ticket costs £19 instead of £38 (BH, DT or SP postcodes). Monkey World is a 65 acre ape and monkey sanctuary and rescue centre near Wool and is most famous for the TV series, Monkey Life, shown on channel 5 which follows the rescue and rehabilitation of abused… Continue Reading “A January Visit to Monkey World”

Our favourite places to visit on the Jurassic Coast

Durdle Door

We are very spoilt living in our home county of Dorset, as not only do we have the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Jurassic Coast on our doorstep, but much of the county is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Jurassic Coast itself is 96 miles of stunning coastline from Old Harry Rocks in Dorset to Orcombe Point in East Devon where the rocks record 185 million years of the Earth’s history. Best walks along the Jurassic Coast We… Continue Reading “Our favourite places to visit on the Jurassic Coast”