• Try Canal Boating for Free with the Canal & Rivers Trust

    April 4, 2018

    Date: Sunday 15 April 2018 Time: 11am-4pm Locations: Various across England and Wales Price: FREE Has the idea of spending the day chugging along on a canal boat ever taken your fancy? Well you can watch wildlife and discover the amazing places to visit on the nation’s beautiful waterways for FREE. On Sunday 15 April…

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  • Family Festivals and Events in East Sussex & Kent for Summer 2018

    March 3, 2018

    Festival Season is on the horizon! Gone are the days when festivals meant hedonistic all nighters, many are a family affair these days. A chance for parents to let their hair down whilst the kids enjoy a host of live entertainment and new activities. We are so lucky to have an huge variety of fantastic…

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  • Lambing in East Sussex: The Best Places to Visit in Spring 2018

    February 18, 2018

    There is nowhere like a farm to see new life and new beginnings in their finest form at this time of year. Head down to one of your local farms to meet a host of new arrivals..ducklings, calves, bunnies…and of course lambs. Families are offered the chance to learn about lambing, see the newborns and maybe even witness…

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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Bedgebury Pinetum this Spring

    February 11, 2018

    You can find Bedgebury Pinetum tucked away between Tunbridge Wells and Goudhurst. It’s a stunning location which offers a wide range of activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Here are just a few reasons why a day a Bedgebury is the perfect place to take the family this Spring: 1) The Gruffalo Trail The Gruffalo…

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  • Building dens and playing in the rain: Cheshire offers half-term digital detox

    February 1, 2018

    Families will find lots of ways to beat the boredom across Cheshire during the February half-term holiday, including events at Jodrell Bank, which has just been named the UK’s nominee for World Heritage site status in 2019. Here six of the best, while more ideas can be found at www.visitcheshire.com. Build a den at Beeston Castle…

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  • Marwell Wildlife Park: A Family Day Out Perfect For All Ages

    November 8, 2017

    Marwell Zoo is a large Wildlife Park near Winchester in Hampshire. We’ve visited once before but this was our first visit as a complete family with the whole range of ages from 2 – 13 in tow! We often struggle to find days out that appeal to both toddler, teen and in between…but Marwell Zoo…

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  • 5 Reasons Groombridge Place is the Perfect Day Out this Half Term 

    October 21, 2017

    Groombridge Place is a moated manor house in the village of Groombridge near Tunbridge Wells. The pretty grounds are open to the public and offer endless opportunities for adventure for families. This Half Term Groombridge is putting on a special Spooktacular Event with the help of the cast of the very talented Acting Moon Events. There…

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  • British Airways i360, Brighton

    April 5, 2017

    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…

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  • Wakehurst Place, Haywards Heath

    March 7, 2017

    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…

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  • Groombridge Place ~ Wild Adventures Week

    February 14, 2017

    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…

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  • Go Safari at Drusillas Zoo, East Sussex 

    January 22, 2017

    We’ve been family members at Drusillas for a number of years now…so when new attractions arrive it’s really exciting news. The addition of the Go Safari has got the whole family buzzing…the brand new African themed attraction offers 3 rides that will appeal to all ages…from toddler to teen. We went to check out the…

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  • Into the Trees, Pippingford

    September 4, 2016

    With Pippingford as the venue and trees as the theme this event is already onto a winning combination. This is the second year the event has run with the aim of encouraging us all to play, work, learn and explore amongst the trees.  We were lucky enough to win a family ticket through their sister…

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  • Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

    May 25, 2016

    We visited the 13th Century Hever Castle in Kent, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn (second wife of Henry VIII and Mother of Elizabeth I), on a sunny Easter holiday Saturday. Finding the castle was relatively easy as the castle is clearly sign posted from the surrounding villages and a member of staff was outside…

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