A visit to Futuroscope with kids

Futuroscope

When we booked our holiday to Puy du Fou, we decided to extend the break by a couple of days and head to another theme park that had been recommended to me – Futuroscope. Futuroscope is just under a two hour drive from Puy du Fou, just north of the city of Poitiers in North West France. Where Puy du Fou is based on the history of France, Futuroscope is the polar opposite and is based upon multimedia, cinematographic and… Continue Reading “A visit to Futuroscope with kids”

Visiting Puy du Fou with kids

Puy du Fou Medieval

Last year I was lucky enough to visit Puy du Fou on a press trip with Britmums and fell in love with this little known theme park which is set in Les Epesses, in the heart of the Vendée region of Western France Although Puy du Fou (pronounced “pwee de foo”) is a park with a theme, there are no rides and no tacky merchandise, just pure entertainment in the form of spectacular daytime and evening shows and four period… Continue Reading “Visiting Puy du Fou with kids”

Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios

Toon Studio

During October half term, during our stay with Al Fresco Holidays, we were lucky enough to visit Disneyland Paris to experience all the fun of Halloween. It is not possible to visit Disneyland Paris in just one day, so we purchased an open two-day pass which meant we could visit the park twice within a 7-day period. We planned our visit to concentrate on the Magic Kingdom first and Hollywood Studios to the second day. Unlike the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood… Continue Reading “Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios”

Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Halloween

We have been lucky enough to visit Disneyland Paris twice before, once for Hubby’s 30th birthday back in 2003 and again for Isaac’s 5th birthday in 2013. Both times were in spring / summer and we have been hoping to return to see the park transformed for either Halloween or Christmas. During October half term, we spent the week with Al Fresco Holidays at their fabulous park La Croix du Vieux Pont, which is the perfect base for day trips to Paris… Continue Reading “Halloween at Disneyland Paris”

Days Out in Review – January to June 2016

Omaha beach

For some 2016 has been shocking and they have been very vocal about it and how they are looking forward to 2017. For us however, 2016 has been one of our best years yet, full of fun and adventures and here are some of our favourites. January 2016 We love to get out and about and bad weather never stops us from having fun. In January we journeyed to Hampshire where we climbed the Spinakker Tower, explored the Historic Dockyard… Continue Reading “Days Out in Review – January to June 2016”