Day five of our Lake District adventure and we decided to go and hunt for Superworm and the Gruffalo at Whinlatter Forest. Less than an hour’s drive from Penrith, Whinlatter Forest is a haven of walking, cycling, and wildlife-spotting fun.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
Recently, my three younger children went to Normanby Hall in North Lincolnshire with their grandparents. I armed them with a camera and told them to tell me all about it when they got home.
This is the result, as told by my seven-year old. Continue reading
Longleat is an estate in Wiltshire comprising an animal adventure park, a safari drive, and a stately home and gardens. It is huge. We spent several hours here and didn’t get to see everything. Continue reading
Twycross Zoo is twice the size of London Zoo but with fewer 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
This week, we visited Wetwang Scarecrow Festival. We’ve been a few times before but this year, the twins could join in a bit more, and they loved it.
Wetwang is a village not too far from York in Yorkshire, and it’s very pretty. Yes, it has a silly name and appears regularly on those ‘Top silly place names’ lists and such, but it hasn’t suffered. Continue reading