I know it’s still November but we’re feeling all Christmassy already here and are excited about the prospect of a snowy winter this year after a couple of dry years. When Chill Factor-e in Manchester invited us to go and try out their indoor Snow Park with a visit to Santa thrown in we jumped at the chance. Continue reading
With new attractions and improved all-weather facilities, Camel Creek Adventure Park is billed as one of Cornwall’s leading family days out. It’s a smaller theme park suitable, I think, for under 12s. While it’s not on the scale of parks such as Alton Towers, or Drayton Manor, there’s lots to do. We were there for a full six hours, and there was plenty to keep my children entertained.
On Mother’s Day we sent Anne and her family to check out The Floating Showroom as it hosted an Origami Poetry Cafe.
Here’s what Anne had to say….
“It’s as original as it sounds. Continue reading
Day two of our Lake District adventure and the morning saw us take advantage of the resort’s very nice swimming pool.
Day one of our Lake District adventure saw us drive south for an hour to Bowness-on-Windermere and our children experience something I think was a first for them – go on a proper boat. Continue reading
Twycross Zoo is twice the size of London Zoo but with less animals. It makes for a very pleasant day out, rain or shine, of which we had both on the day of our visit.
Conkers is an outdoor and indoor adventure centre near Ashby-de-la-Zouch in the midlands. If you have mini fans of bush-craft and outdoor adventure, then this is a great family day out. Continue reading
Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s biggest indoor waterpark, and I can quite believe it. I would say it’s much bigger than any of the Butlin’s waterparks and Splash Landings at Alton Towers. Sandcastle Waterpark has over 18 slides and attractions, and we spent three hours here in October half-term 2014.
This is a guest post about Paradise Park in East Sussex from Jennifer of Jennifer’s Little World – mum to two, shameless explorer, and Hama bead genius.
We like to think that we’ve visited most of our local attractions, but we recently discovered Paradise Park near Newhaven – new to us and definitely a hidden gem. Paradise Park really is a unique attraction. It’s difficult to describe in a few words as there is so much to do, so here are the things that we enjoyed the most. Continue reading