Exploring the new adventure play area at Beaulieu

Little Beaulieu Isaac

Visiting Beaulieu and the National Motor Museum has always been one of our favourite days out locally. Not only is there the motor museum to explore, with fascinating cars from yesteryear through to some of the bizarre creations from the world of Top Gear, there is the old Abbey, Beaulieu house and beautiful gardens to explore. Now they have added even more to do with the introduction of the fantastic new play area – Little Beaulieu and we were invited… Continue Reading “Exploring the new adventure play area at Beaulieu”

The World of Dinosaur Roar! at Winchester Science Centre – Review

Last year we headed to Winchester Science Centre to experience their Christmas activities and the kids really enjoyed the live science show with a Christmas twist. This year they a brand-new Christmas partnership with the creators of The World of Dinosaur Roar! with a full-blown dinosaur-themed Christmas experience and we were invited along to take part. Winchester Science Centre is a great day out for the kids, full of hands-on learning activities that they not only enjoy, but also helps them understand… Continue Reading “The World of Dinosaur Roar! at Winchester Science Centre – Review”

Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre Christmas

At the age of almost 11, Isaac isn’t the biggest fan of Christmas days out where it is all about visiting Santa, so we have been on the look out for the perfect day out for all ages to enjoy. When we heard Santa and his elves were heading to Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium with pantomime favourite Jack and the Beanstalk, I knew the kids were going to love it as the experience unites the magic of Christmas with the excitement… Continue Reading “Celebrating the run up to Christmas with a difference at Winchester Science Centre”

Experiencing Christmas at Beaulieu for the first time

Palace House

A visit to Beaulieu, in the heart of the New Forest is something that the whole family enjoys. Home to the National Motor Museum, the World of Top Gear, Palace House, a 13th century Cistercian Abbey, the Monorail and stunning gardens, there is something to spark the interest of all ages. Last night, we were invited to Beaulieu’s stunning new illuminated Christmas trail which features over one million lights in a mile long shimmering trail of 11 individual installations. Once through… Continue Reading “Experiencing Christmas at Beaulieu for the first time”

The Magic of Christmas has arrived at Marwell Zoo

Elves Outside Marwell Hall (3)

Marwell Zoo is one of our favourite days out locally and we have enjoyed visits to the opening of their new Tropical House this year, as well as Isaac’s Zookeeper for a day birthday treat, so we were very excited to be invited along to their Christmas at Marwell event. Set inside the zoo’s Grade 1 listed manor house, the Christmas at Marwell event sees you being treated to a visit to an enchanting Neverland-inspired world as well as being… Continue Reading “The Magic of Christmas has arrived at Marwell Zoo”