• Pumpkin Patches in Sussex & Kent 2019

    October 3, 2019

    In the run up to Halloween it’s become a tradition for lots of families to visit a local farm to pick their very own pumpkin to carve ready for trick or treating. I’ve put together a selection of some of the best places to visit for pumpkin picking and Autumnal antics for 2019. And don’t…

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  • Into the Trees: Reconnecting with nature through family festival fun

    September 21, 2019

    We’ve been lucky enough to attend Into the Trees each of the four years it’s been running. Since it began in 2016 the event has established itself as a family festival with a difference. Here the headliners are kayak trips, first art trails and camp fire story telling sessions. Days are spent exploring the Ashdown…

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  • The Wizard of Oz Summer Production at Groombridge Place

    July 31, 2019

    Groombridge Place is a magical place in itself, but throughout the school holidays the Enchanted Forest is visited by the talented Acting Moon Events team bringing something extra special for guests to enjoy. This Summer sees the theatrical group performing their charming version of The Wizard of Oz until August 11th. Performances take place in…

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  • 5 Activities for Family Fun at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

    June 27, 2019

    Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was built to host the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics. Today the park is a sporting and leisure complex with the Olympics still very much in it’s heart. The site comprises of a Velodrome, Aquatics Centre, The Olympic Stadium (now home to West Ham football team), ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower and Lee…

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  • GoBoat Paddington: Seeing London from a new perspective

    June 4, 2019

    What is GoBoat? GoBoat is a unique self drive, electric powered boat experience allowing guests the opportunity to captain their very own motor boat along the canals of London. GoBoat is ideal for groups of friends or families wanting to do something a bit different and fun. Guests are encouraged to bring food and drink…

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  • An Afternoon Exploring London Bridge & Borough Market

    May 28, 2019

    One of my favourite ways to spend the weekend is pottering about London taking in the sights, tastes and flavours. It’s a past-time I rarely get to indulge in now I have a young family..but over the bank holiday weekend my husband and I were given some much needed time out thanks to the grandparents…

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  • Edwardian Life Week at Hever Castle – May 25 – June 2

    May 25, 2019

    Edwardian Life Week takes place at Hever Castle for May Half Term 2019 running from May 25-June 2. Read on for more details of this event and other family activities to enjoy during your visit to Hever. Where? Hever Castle is found in the village of Hever or 3 miles outside of Edenbridge in Kent.…

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  • Six Amazing Playgrounds from around the UK

    May 2, 2019

    Getting children away from their tablets, televisions, and computer screens can sometimes be a difficult task. There is perhaps no better way than to enlist the aid of a well-designed, safe, spacious, and above all – fantastically fun playground. Among the very first lessons children learn at school is how much fun a wide open…

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  • 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 huge fans of Drusillas and have really enjoyed watching the park develop in recent years with the arrival of the…

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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 always an all-round hit as a 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…

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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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