• 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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  • The British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey

    July 29, 2017

    The British Wildlife Centre is home to the finest collection of native species in the country. There are over forty different animals on display…all native to Britain and many rarely seen in the wild. Located on the A22 just outside Lingfield the centre is easily accessible from the M23 and East Grinstead. It's about a…

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  • Brighton Palace Pier and the Palace Soft Play 

    June 7, 2017

    Brighton Palace Pier is the symbol of this iconic seaside town. Dating back to 1899 this historic landmark sees families enjoying sticks of rock, fish n chips and slot machines today as they have done for years previously. There is something quite unique about a holiday on the British coast….and a day at Palace Pier…

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  • Wakeboarding & SUP at Hove Lagoon with Adventure Connections 

    June 5, 2017

    I was thrilled to be invited to a watersports event at Hove Lagoon over the half term week. I spent my twenties pursuing adventure sports…particularly snowboarding and I really miss the opportunity to indulge in these activities now I’m a busy working Mum. This event, hosted by Adventure Connections was my chance to reconnect with…

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  • Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum – Halland 

    April 16, 2017

    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…

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  • Scream Barn Farm at Spring Barn Farm, Lewes 

    April 6, 2017

    The fantastic Halloween event at Spring Barn Farm is back for Half Term. Scream Barn Farm offers a whole load a freaky fun from 21st – 29th October. We visited yesterday to check it out! Despite the terrible weather we had a brilliant time. We got spooked by the Witches in the Witchy Walkway, carved…

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