• New: The Rainforest Carousel at Drusillas Park

    April 22, 2019

    Drusillas is already regarded as one of the best days out for families in East Sussex, so the recent arrival of another exciting ride comes with great excitement for regular visitors to the park. We’re already huge fans of Drusillas and have really enjoyed watching the park develop in recent years with the arrival of…

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  • Easter Events for Families Across Sussex & Kent 2019

    March 17, 2019

    With the arrival of the month of April we also welcome two weeks of school holidays! This time of year there are so many family events and activities going on..bonnet parades, egg hunts, treasure trails..the choice can almost seem overwhelming. Never fear…I’ve put together some of the best local events across Sussex and Kent over…

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  • A Guide to Visiting The Observatory Science Centre at Herstmonceux

    March 15, 2019

    Originally established in Greenwich, the Royal Observatory moved to Sussex when skies became too smoky to see the night sky clearly in 1940’s London. Having since moved again, this time to Cambridge, the Royal Observatory left their historic telescopes behind which now lend themselves as the focal point for the Observatory Science Centre at Herstmonceux…

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  • 10 Ideas for Family Days Out In Kuala Lumpur

    February 22, 2019

    As Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur is an incredible place to visit for families. The city boasts numerous open green spaces, warm climate and good transport links making exploring with children laid back and stress free. The city offers a fantastic range of kid-centric venues from zoos, attractive theme parks to interactive edutainment centres and…

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  • A Family Guide to Visiting the Sea-Life Centre Brighton

    February 19, 2019

    The Sea-Life Centre in Brighton is a fail safe family day out..with something for all ages from toddler to teen. Built in 1872 it is the oldest aquarium in the world! Here’s our guide to making the most of a day at Brighton Sea-Life Centre, including how to get the best value tickets and what…

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  • Lambing Days in Sussex & Kent 2019

    February 14, 2019

    Nothing says Spring has sprung like a flock of boisterous lambs happily skipping across a fresh, green field. Here in Sussex and neighbouring Kent we’re lucky to be surrounded by stunning countryside and working farms, many of which now open their doors to the public throughout lambing season. A visit to an open lambing session…

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  • Best Places To Visit In and Around Nottingham

    January 29, 2019

    Nottingham is a wonderful city in the UK, ideally located for easy travel from most parts of the country and with plenty of interesting history and culture to explore. Whether you venture into the surrounding countryside to lose yourself amongst the beautiful, historic woodland, chasing the legend of Robin Hood and his merry men. Or…

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  • 5 Soft Plays for Rainy Days in East Sussex & Kent

    January 8, 2019

    It can be a bit of a challenge keeping the kids entertained in these wetter, colder Winter months. However it’s the perfect time of year to make the month of some of the local soft plays. We’re lucky to have several to choose from within a short distance of our home in Uckfield. I’ve put…

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  • Review: Ice Skating in Calverley Grounds, Tunbridge Wells at Christmas

    December 23, 2018

    It’s become an annual tradition in the Juggling on Rollerskates household to indulge in a festive skating session in the run up to Christmas. It’s an activity the whole family enjoy together to celebrate the start of the Christmas holidays and an event we all look forward to. This year we visited the outdoor ice…

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  • 5 Inspiring Ideas for Nights Out in London this Winter

    December 20, 2018

    We’re spoilt for choice for alternative experiences and nights out when visiting the capital city these days. You can become part of a theatre show, dine in unusual places, watch first class comedy or catch a band at the drop of a hat. As busy parents a night on the town is a big deal…

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  • 10 Family Friendly Attractions in London

    September 14, 2018

    Visiting London with children in tow can be a daunting task, but with a bit of planning your trip could become an experience you all remember for a lifetime. Rest assured, there are plenty of child friendly activities to choose from in the capital…choosing the right one for your family is the tricky bit! Here’s…

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  • LEGOLAND Windsor: New for 2018 and Classic Favourites for All Ages

    May 3, 2018

    We haven’t visited many theme parks…we’ve found it tricky to manage the logistics of 4 children with vastly different interests….not to mention the height restrictions and various parent to child ratios required to access certain rides. But we seem to have reached an age where, as a family the dynamics work. Our recent visit to…

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  • 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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  • Tips to Get Outdoors & Embrace the Moment as a Family with Winfields Outdoors Walk & Talk Campaign

    March 9, 2018

    Winfields’ Outdoors are currently running a wonderful campaign promoting the benefits that embracing the outdoors can have on mental health. Their Walk & Talk campaign has been created to encourage outdoors activity, family time and exploration as a way of restoring positivity. Maintaining good mental health is incredibly important, and relatively simple steps like going…

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

    March 3, 2018

    Updated for 2019 here! 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…

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