Category Archives: Zoo and animals

13Jul/15
Twycross Zoo - Review

Twycross Zoo, Atherstone, Warwickshire

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.

We visited one changeable Sunday using the tickets we had left as part of the #StayPlayExplore deal. We highly recommend a trip to Twycross Zoo. Continue reading

14Oct/14

Paradise Park, Newhaven, East Sussex

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

10May/14

Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park, Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park is in the Park Rose complex just outside of Bridlington at Carnaby. It used to be known as the Park Rose Birds of Prey Centre but has expanded recently and undergone a full rebranding under owners Carl and Claire. We went to visit this week to see what had changed and to meet the new animals.

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19Mar/14
Penguins at The Deep Hull

Meeting the new penguins at The Deep, Hull

The Deep is somewhere we have visited many, many times. It is the biggest attraction in our region and gets thousands of visitors every month. You can see my review of The Deep here.
 
With the twins recovering from chicken pox and needing somewhere to burn off some energy on a windy day, we decided to go again and have a look at The Deep’s latest arrivals – four Gentoo penguins. So with our own penguins in tow, off we went.

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