A Trip to Bakewell, Derbyshire – Home of the Bakewell Tart

When we stayed at Darwin Forest we realised that Bakewell was pretty close by and so made a trip there to buy a Bakewell Tart. We love this sort of impromptu trip, feeling like real tourists and exploring somewhere new – all in aid of sweet treats! Bakewell was absolutely beautiful and you could tell it was mainly a tourist town. There were shops selling Bakewell Tarts wherever you looked…

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An Old Fashioned Airboat Ride in Florida

One spur of the moment thing we did whilst we were in Florida was book an airboat ride. It’s something that so many people raved about and we managed to fit it in towards the end of our holiday. After doing some research we realised we wanted a private tour, not an airboat full of people, and that we wanted at least an hour on the boat – compared to…

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Introducing The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice

This year The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice, a medley of classic and modern tales, is touring the country. Including Disney’s The Lion King, Frozen and Pixar’s Finding Dory for the very first time, audiences will relive their favourite Disney animated films on the ice. It follows Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they venture through a treasure-filled journey on a heartwarming adventure. The Wonderful World of Disney On…

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Our first Lapland UK Experience {2018}

Since LP and Little Man were born we have visited so many Christmas attractions, met so many Father Christmases and have had every conceivable Father Christmas experience you can imagine. But, until this year we hadn’t experienced Lapland UK – without doubt the UK’s most famous festive day out. When we were invited to Lapland UK we registered on the website, filling out the children’s names and personal information –…

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Review: Disney on Ice – Dream Big

Just after Christmas, we were lucky enough to get tickets to see Disney on Ice: Dream Big at the O2 in London. We have been to see Disney on Ice a few times both at the O2 and at Wembley Arena and it never disappoints. Each time the show goes on tour, the theme is changed with the stories mixed up with familiar Disney characters telling their stories and drawing…

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Circus 1903 at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre – London

Yesterday we were invited to see Circus 1903 at the Royal Festival Hall, part of Southbank Center in London. We watched the show’s trailer and were blown away – circuses are everywhere at the moment but Circus 1903 looked like a whole new level of entertainment. Circus 1903 is from the producers of the world’s biggest magic show and includes elephants created by puppeteers from War Horse and features a…

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Our Year of Merlin Adventures {2018}

This year has been a really busy one for us and one that we have definitely packed as much into as possible. One thing that has been consistent through the year is our love of Merlin attractions and our Merlin Annual Passes have taken us on so many adventures this year. Here they all are in one place: January We started the year with a weekend in Brighton where we…

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