After our trip to Twinlakes Park as part of our #StayPlayExplore package, we went off to the Hilton Leicester. It is just a couple of minutes from junction 21 of the M1, in a commercial area with shops and restaurants nearby. Continue reading
Twinlakes Park is a family theme park near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. It is pretty big and you’ll have to rush to get around everything, especially on a shorter low-season day, but you can just pick and choose what you want to. There is lots of things to do for children aged from 2 to 12, and for adults too. Continue reading
This weekend we went to try out one of the #StayPlayExplore packages offered by Go Leicestershire.
Go Leicestershire want to share the delights of Leicester and Leicestershire with you, and are offering fantastic value short breaks so you can sample what the region has to offer you and your family. Being near enough in the dead centre of the UK, Leicestershire is accessible from so many places, and has great motorway and airport links. Continue reading
It’s almost half-term here in the UK, and while the weather is still pretty wintry, there are lots of places you can explore with your family.
Indoor attractions are always busy at this time of year. One we can recommend is a visit to the National Railway Museum in York. It is free entry, and they are running a Paddington Bear themed exhibition again. We went in 2012 and it was ace. Please read our review, and check out the NRM website for more info. Continue reading
We went to see Paddington Bear the movie this week and it was very, very good. While I did read some of his books as a child, I remember him mostly from the 1980s cartoon series. Continue reading
2014 has been a great year for us at Kids Days Out Reviews. It’s been roller-coastering fun, in more ways than one. We’d like to thank you for your support and your readership – it is much appreciated. We hope to see you again in 2015!
Hull Truck Theatre does its own panto every year, but it’s not a traditional panto by any means.
This year it’s Cinderella: Five rats. One romance. No cheese, written by the award-winning Mike Kenny. Continue reading
Santa arrives at Princes Quay shopping centre in Hull via a parade which sets off from Hull New Theatre at 11am on Sunday 16th November. He will be joined by the Frozen gang as well as a brass band and lots of people representing organisations across the city. We sent Claire, her fiance Ben, and their brood of four to put Santa through his paces ahead of his stint. Continue reading
Last week, my three younger children went with Grandma and Grandad on a trip to English Heritage’s Conisbrough Castle, which is near Doncaster. For more information on Conisbrough Castle, please visit the website of English Heritage
I armed my six-year old with a camera. This is the result (with a smidgen of post-editing)…….. Continue reading