Milton Keynes: Four things to do and see

Milton Keynes

When tourists flock to England, they always visit the same major cities: London, Birmingham and Manchester. All offering a similar experience, undoubtedly a mixture of world-class restaurants, shopping and iconic landmarks, makes these destinations quickly more alluring. But there’s certainly more to the UK than these three cities.  An up-and-coming town that combines the best of a ‘city vibe’, alongside rural countryside and culture, is Milton Keynes. Situated in Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes is home to a wide range of sights,… Continue Reading “Milton Keynes: Four things to do and see”

A spring time visit to Zip World Fforest

Zip World FForest Ffion

If you have been following my blog you will know that during the Easter holidays we headed to North Wales with Adventure Map, who are 10 of the best adventure companies in North Wales, working together to promote the region as the best place for outdoor adventure tourism in the UK, with a handy app for your smart phone. The AdMap App, available on app store and google play, tells you what adventures are nearby to help you to discover exciting adventures in North Wales… Continue Reading “A spring time visit to Zip World Fforest”

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 2018 Days Out Bucket List

Marwell Zoo

Every year my friend Joanne from Charliemoos, does a bucket list of days out with her children at new year. I always say I am going to do it with mine, but have never got around to it until now. It was quite amusing hearing them chat about where they want to visit. Sebastian tended to opt for places he already knows, whereas Isaac and Eliza have started to think out of the box and suggest new things to do… Continue Reading “Our 2018 Days Out Bucket List”

Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington

The Gruffalo is one of our favourite children’s books of all time and we really enjoy taking part in activities that are related to the story. Last month we were one of the first to try the new Augmented Reality Trail at Moors Valley which was packed full of fun facts about forest animals and the chance to make the Gruffalo come to life on your mobile phone or tablet which Sebastian adored. Not long after doing the trail we saw an… Continue Reading “Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington”