Elastoplast are turning #TearsIntoSmiles

I'm a firm believer in letting your children have adventures. Let them take risks (within reason!) and learn thier own limitations and capabilities through trial and error. Along this journey, of course, there will be bumps, scrapes and bruises...but this is how we learn. Take my daughter Daisy for example...she embraces the world as a [...]

Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum – Halland 

Price: Adult £9, Child £6, Family £28 The Bentley Estate lies tucked away in a picturesque corner of the Sussex countryside. A place you would never ‘stumble across’ but must seek out. The site incorporates a motor museum, miniature railway, wildfowl reserve, beautiful house, play area, ancient woodlands and a tearoom. I recently took my children [...]

Spring Barn Farm, Lewes 

Update: Pirate Week will be taking place at Spring Barn Farm from Monday 29th May - Friday June 2nd. Please check their website for a list of daily activities, including story time with Cap'n Cutlass and Treasure Map Trail adventures. Book online for best prices Adult £7.95, Child £7.95, 23 months and under FREE! Spring [...]

British Airways i360, Brighton

The British Airways i360 tower is impossible to miss. Dominating the skyline along the Brighton seafront the structure is the world's first vertical cable car and the world's tallest moving observation tower. Designed, engineered, manufactured and promoted by the team responsible for the London Eye, visitors experience 360 degree views across Brighton, the South Downs [...]

Celebrity Apartments, Brighton

Sleeps: Up to 6 adults Location: Central Brighton Price: From £175 / night mid week £400/ night Fri & Sat  Celebrity Apartments provide smart, stylish and practical holiday accommodation in the heart of Brighton. They currently have three properties on offer all within walking distance of both Brighton train station and the beach. Last weekend my [...]

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. [...]

The Rolling Downs Shepherd Huts 

Sleeps: up to 4 adults and 2 young children Location: Halland, Near Lewes, East Sussex Price: from £95 The Rolling Downs are a pair of beautiful shepherd's huts offering the ultimate Glamping experience. Tucked away down narrow lanes and set among acres of Sussex countryside you can't help but unwind and embrace a slower pace of [...]

Dolmio #ThankGoodness Challenge 

You know those cute chaps with the Italian accents who are constantly checking when's a your Dolmio day? Well, they're a bit worried that there may be some confusion as to what actually goes into their jars of Bolognese Sauce. They want to shout loud and proud that a 500g jar of Dolmio Bolognese sauce [...]