The Gruffalo’s Child Trail at Moors Valley

We are frequent visitors to Moors Valley as it is our local country park which has plenty to offer families of all ages with play trails, parks, miniature trains and nature trails.  Over the past couple of years, it has also seen the Gruffalo Trail in 2012/2013 which was then followed by the Stickman Trail at the end of 2013. Recently launched just in time for October Half Term is the Gruffalo’s Child Trail and we couldn’t wait to give it… Continue Reading “The Gruffalo’s Child Trail at Moors Valley”

A week full of outdoor fun

This week we have made the most of some better weather and have got out and about on more than one occasion, which made choosing my Country Kids post a little tricky, so I have chosen to include everything. On Sunday we headed to Poole Park, where we played in the park, fed the ducks and swans and even rode on a miniature steam train.   The Steam Train fascinated Isaac and as it was quiet we got to sit… Continue Reading “A week full of outdoor fun”

Project 365 2014 – Week 9

It’s March! How can it be March already? We have spent lots of time outdoors this week, making the most of Daddy being home and the better weather.  I am, pleased to report he has two second interviews next week and a potential third so our fingers and toes are crossed that he will soon be back to work. Sebastian has finally produced two bottom teeth after weeks of dribbling like a fountain and he seems a lot happier now… Continue Reading “Project 365 2014 – Week 9”

The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley


Julia Donaldson is one of my favourite authors and when Moors Valley did fhe Gruffalo trail we did it a number of times and loved it. The Gruffalo trail is sadly no more but in its place is now the Stick Man trail and we took part last weekend.  It is free to do if you just want to follow the trail, but we paid £2 for a booklet, a pencil and three chenille straws that had extra activities for… Continue Reading “The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley”

The Gruffalo Trail

If you are regular reader of my blog, you will know that we visit Moors Valley fairly regularly as it has a fantastic playtrail, children’s parks, picnic area and much much more, which you can read about here. Moors Valley launched their new activity – The Gruffalo Trail on 16th June which will run until 16th September 2012 and what better way could we spend Fathers Day? Simply pick up a card at the Information Centre (£2 each) and away you… Continue Reading “The Gruffalo Trail”