Branching Out Adventures

Branching Out Adventures is a tree top activity centre set in the beautiful woodland surrounding Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum in Halland near Lewes, Sussex. They offer a range of high adrenaline activities in a safe and professional environment. We were invited to try a few of their activities last weekend and absolutely loved every minute. [...]

Wakehurst Place, Haywards Heath

We were thrilled to recently discover that we could use our family National Trust cards at Wakehurst Place, part of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew's country estate. We've always assumed that a day out at Wakehurst would be too expensive for us as a family of 6....so to discover that we could use our [...]

Groombridge Place ~ Wild Adventures Week

Groombridge Place is well established as one of our favourite family days out. If a visit to Groombridge in it's own right wasn't good enough, every school holidays the Enchanted Woods are visited by the wonderful Acting Moon Events team to create themed events. We were lucky enough to enjoy the Christmas Elfxtravaganza and were really excited about [...]

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is so packed with attractions, historic ships and museums that one visit merely scratches the surface on all there is to see. The museum is situated within a working Naval Base so there is a real sense of being somewhere where the Navy and sailing life is paramount. We visited the Dockyard on [...]

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

Leeds Castle sits in the depths of beautiful Kent countryside, yet is still easily accessible from the M20. Dating back to the 9th century the castle is described as England's loveliest castle and is set in 500 acres of parklands and gardens. Having visited most of the local castles and stately homes in Kent and Sussex....Leeds [...]

Urban Jump Trampoline Park, Heathfield

Urban Jump is a Trampoline Centre that goes far beyond just trampolining. The range of activities and facilities offered under one roof is substantial ranging from the obvious trampolining, to dodge ball, ninja warrior course, basketball hoops, gladiator balance beam and even a soft play for the littlies. As well as offering a wide range of [...]

The Christmas Experience at Bewl Water

Bewl Water is a stunning reservoir on the Kent and Sussex border, not far from Tunbridge Wells. Typically it's very much a Summer destination, but this Winter Santa and his Elves have taken residence to create The Bewl Water Christmas Experience. In addition to the traditional Grotto there is the opportunity to take part in a unique experience [...]

Groombridge Place Christmas Elfxtravaganza

This weekend we were lucky enough to visit the opening of Groombridge Place's Christmas Elfxtravaganza. We have visited Groombridge Place a number of times before and always enjoyed our visits, but this was our first experience of one of the many special events that Groombridge is famous for hosting. I'd heard great things about their recent [...]