Why We Still Love National Trust After Three Years of Membership

National Trust membership has been, without a doubt, our best investment. We first signed up three years ago when we visited Tyntesfield. The children were both under five so we paid just £9 a month – and when they reached five we paid £9.55 a month, just an increase of…

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Gaining Digital Confidence with a Post Office Broadband Digital Drop In

*This is a collaborative post Last week I was invited along to a free Digital Drop In service run by Post Office Broadband in partnership with Google. They have organised these sessions across the country to boost digital confidence and as someone who spends their whole life online I was…

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A Great Day at Bristol Zoo Gardens

When we were in Bristol a couple of weekends ago we made the trip to Bristol Zoo Gardens, somewhere we had heard so much about but where we’d never visited before. As soon as we arrived Bristol Zoo felt as familiar and nostalgic as London Zoo – that really lovely…

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A Lovely Day at Witley Court and Gardens {English Heritage}

At the end of June we drove two and a half hours to Witley Court and Gardens in Worcestershire to meet up with Colette and her lovely trio. We try and meet up a few times a year but due to the weather and broken children we hadn’t actually met…

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The Wild Place Project, Bristol

Last weekend we went to the Wild Place Project in Bristol for the first time. It’s somewhere we hadn’t heard of but it’s part of Bristol Zoo, aiming to protect and conserve wildlife. We visited on one of the hottest days of the year which added to the lovely, relaxed…

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Camberley’s Rooftop Film Festival: The Greatest Showman

Last week Dave and I went to Camberley’s Rooftop Film Festival for the first time although it’s been an annual event in the town for the last few years. Dave booked it because he knew I really wanted to see The Greatest Showman and although it was already available to buy…

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Mini Port at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

When we were at the coast recently we discovered Mini Port at Gunwharf Quays. It looked so fun and the children were so excited by it that we just had to give it a go. So, after a trip up the Spinnaker Tower we headed to Mini Port where we…

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