A Day Out At Kew Gardens

Last weekend Hubby took the kids for a lovely day out at Kew Gardens. I was so sad to not go as I was at work but they had a great time just the three of them. The day started with breakfast under a big tree before everyone went on their very own private land train tour of Kew Gardens. LP and Little Man love to go on any kind…

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Driving Round London

You know those days where you have a plan – you have somewhere to be, you know the postcode to type into your satnav and you know how long it’s going to take. You’re all set. Today I went to a blog event in Victoria Park in the Tower Hamlets part of London. The trains were all messed up and so a public transport journey would have been a nightmare.…

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Review

Hubby has wanted to go to The Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth for ages and when we saw a deal on Groupon giving two adults a year pass for about £20 we snapped them up! Children under 5 are free so it seemed like a great value day out. We finally found the time to go to The Historic Dockyard on one of our rare family days – that also happened…

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Whinlatter Forest Review

Whilst we were spending the weekend with our friends in Cumbria we ventured to Whinlatter Forest to hunt for the Gruffalo and burn some energy off. Whinlatter Forest is part of the Forestry Commision, one of our favourite places to go as the only real cost is for car parking. Where is Whinlatter Forest? Whinlatter Forest is situated on the side of a mountain making it quite steep in places…

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Muncaster Castle Review

On our recent holiday to the lake district we had a spare day to explore some of Cumbria and decided to go to Muncaster Castle as the drive would take us through the middle of the lakes. We hadn’t banked on it being the wettest day of our holiday but, being British and used to the weather, we set off anyway! What is Muncaster Castle? Muncaster Castle has been home…

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Dalscone Farm Fun Review

When we were on holiday at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest we thought it would be a great opportunity to meet up with my lovely friend Amanda who moved back to Scotland last year. We were three hours from where she lived and thought we could meet somewhere in the middle for a day out and a long overdue catch up. We Googled until we could Google no more and at…

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Alcumlow Hall Farm Review

On our drive to Cumbria we looked for somewhere to stop off that was 2-3 hours into our five our journey. We wanted somewhere the children could run around and stretch their legs, somewhere we could have lunch and somewhere with nice things to look at. In my hunt I came across Alcumlow Hall Farm. Where is Alcumlow Hall Farm? Alcumlow Hall Farm is situated in Astbury in Cheshire and…

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