Recently we headed off on our first ever camping trip as a family of five (plus dog!) and had a fab time exploring what lovely East Devon has to offer. The staff at the Andrewshayes Holiday Park, where we were camping, had organised a complimentary visit to Seaton Tramway for us, and after discovering that it was … Continue reading Seaton Tramway: A Family and Dog Friendly Day Out
Up to a week in the woods, with no devices but plenty of fun and adventure? That's what's on offer from Camp Wilderness, the residential summer camps from the Bushcraft Company. To me it sounds like heaven but would my boys feel the same way? According to Camp Wilderness, summer camps are a rite of … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Summer Camps: A Day To Remember
It may sometimes be hard to convince my boys to put down their devices to head outside, but when they are out and about they are often at their happiest. So when we were recently invited to spend a day at a Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Day, I thought it would be a fantastic opportunity … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Days: Looking Forward to a Day of Family Fun!
After half a school term learning about everything Roman, my 8 year old, Mr F, is obsessed! Having originally asked to go to Rome for the half term holidays (he's obviously got the travel bug!), he thankfully excitedly accepted a day out in London, exploring its Roman past. The obvious destination was The Museum of London, … Continue reading A Day Out In London: Searching for Roman Londinium
We awoke to a very frosty -5°C this weekend, but undeterred we layered up and headed off for a day out at The Vyne, a National Trust property in Hampshire. The property itself, a building with a varied and interesting history dating back to earlier than 1500, is currently undergoing renovations to its roof and … Continue reading A Family Day Out at The Vyne, a National Trust Property in Hampshire
On a nice day there can be nothing better than a walk in a beautiful setting followed by a refreshing drink in a lovely country pub. Now, the Malvern Hills certainly are a beautiful setting, but at 1,394 ft above sea level at their highest point, are they really child friendly? Well as we found out with … Continue reading Walking in the Malvern Hills with Kids
Since moving house just over a year ago, our local Wyevale Garden Centre has become our go to place for seasonal kids activities; pumpkin picking at Halloween and visiting Father Christmas during the festive season being our favourites so far. The boys love it there, so when we were given the opportunity to go along … Continue reading Spring Week at Wyevale Garden Centres