As many of you will know, we recently moved to the Essex coast and loving living so close to the beach. Whether its early morning strolls, on an after dinner paddle, we visit at least a couple of times a week to get some fresh air and give the kids a runabout. During our seaside … Continue reading 8 Tips for Beach Visits with Kids
Last weekend, we were lucky enough to be invited to Paradise Wildlife Park for the day. We've been visiting the Hertfordshire attraction for years now and love that every time we visit, there is something else to see. Last year we were amazed by the huge Jurassic Park style walkthrough (more on that later) and … Continue reading Paradise Wildlife Park: A Review
When we were invited along to Carter’s Steam Fair at Maldon's Promenade Park, I was instantly captivated by the history and creativity of it all. It's a traditional vintage fair, with rides and stalls from the 1890s to 1960s and is a million times more fun and beautiful than more modern fairs I've been to … Continue reading All the Fun at the Fair
I am always after cheap days out with the kids - with two young children at home with me, costs add up pretty quickly. So when I saw the price of Hadleigh Rare Breeds Centre, we obviously had to have a mooch. The layout of the farm is perfect if you've got to keep your … Continue reading Best farm in Essex?
I’ll be honest, I had never even heard of Diggerland until we were invited for the day. But what a day it was! We went to the Kent park, but you can visit Diggerland in Devon, Yorkshire and Durham too. I was lucky enough to have my nephew, Michael (11) staying for the weekend so along with … Continue reading Diggerland: A Digger Experience to Remember
You know that fair in Paddington 2...? The one with the traditional rides, not like the garish, modern funfairs you see today...?! Well, they're touring again this year and we cannot wait to go! Carter's Steam Fair gives you the chance to experience vintage rides and games, from the 1890s to the 1960s, that have … Continue reading Carter’s Steam Fair
When we were offered tickets to see Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels, I absolutely jumped at the chance. For me, the eccentric protagonist and his canine pal are massively nostalgic and remind me of Christmas at home with all the family. Each stop motion animation is also on Netflix at the moment and the kids … Continue reading Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels