Brighton Toy and Model Museum http://www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk/ is tucked away under the arches of Brighton Station. You can visit Arch One for free, where there is a shop, local information point and also a range of exhibits. It costs £4 for an adult ticket to the rest of the museum, children are £3 and children under 4 are free. Although it’s not a large museum in terms of floorspace, there is a huge amount crammed in, covering the walls and the ceilings. Continue reading
Every year Broadstairs holds a folk week festival. The seafront pubs have live music all day and the stalls sell everything from funky clothes and jewellery to delicious fudge. Clarence the Dragon and the Hobby Horses walk along the clifftops as jugglers and balloon makers entertain the children. The atmosphere is friendly and all inclusive during the day and lively in the evenings with the pubs being so full the streets are lined with people until late into the night. Continue reading
On Saturday 13th August 2011, Lee Valley Park, White Water Rafting Centre had an open day so we had a family day out to have a look for ourselves seeing as it is just on our doorstep.
In July 2012, I took the children to visit Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax. We visited earlier in the year for Meg’s birthday but I didn’t get around to blogging about it then.
Starting from the Tourist Information Centre in the City Hall in Queen Victoria Square (where you collect your much needed free map), the trail takes you through the heart of Hull’s old town, via the marina and pier, and back up through the famous Whitefriargate. Continue reading
Honeysuckle Farm is our very favourite farm to visit. It’s not too big, quite close to where we live, and not too expensive.
It has lots of sheep, goats, guinea pigs, and chickens. There are also horses, ferrets, and pigs. A lot of the animals are in the central barn, which is great if it rains because you can still see enough animals. Continue reading