• 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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  • Everything you need to know about Ice Skating in Tunbridge Wells ~ Christmas 2019

    December 23, 2018

    When? The ice rink is open from Friday November 15th until Sunday January 5th 2020. Tip: Sessions are open every day within that period but will get very busy in the run up to Christmas. It is advisable to book well in advance if you’d like to skate in the days leading up to the…

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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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  • 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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  • Review: Ice Skating at Brighton Pavilion

    December 23, 2017

    It’s become something of an annual tradition to visit a festive ice rink in the run up to Christmas. This year we went to Brighton to skate in the shadow of the beautiful Royal Pavilion Palace. The ticketing area is clearly signposted as we enter into a warm, indoor reception area. During our visit on…

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  • Christmas Special Santa Flights at the British Airways i360

    December 3, 2017

    In the run up to Christmas there are some very special guests on board special flights of the British Airways i360. Santa and his Elf are meeting children to hear their Christmas wishes, hand out presents and pose for photos. We were lucky enough to enjoy one of the first of these special flights this…

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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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  • The London Duck Tour

    August 23, 2017

    The London Duck Tour is a brilliantly unique way of seeing our capital from a new perspective. Whether it’s your first visit or you were born and bred here the Duck Tour is guaranteed to educate and entertain. I enjoyed a ride on one of these bright, amphibious military vehicles with my family during the…

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