• Pumpkin Picking Patches around East Sussex 2021

    September 18, 2021

    Heading out to a local farm to hand pick your own pumpkins or gourds ready for carving ahead of Halloween has become an Autumnal ritual for many over recent years. Whether you’re looking for ingredients for a hearty soup, seasonal decorations or the perfect pumpkin to top off your Trick or Treating there’s plenty of…

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  • Warwick Castle – The Biggest Summer in History

    August 8, 2021

    As family days out go Warwick Castle is up there with the best of them. This place has got everything and is guaranteed to keep folk of all ages and interests happy thanks to the vast range of activities, entertainment, gardens and historical spaces to explore. This summer the team at Warwick Castle have really…

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  • Plas Weunydd – The Boutique Hotel in the heart of Snowdonia’s Slate Country

    July 29, 2021

    Where: Llechwed Slate Mine, near Blaenau Ffestiniog in Snowdonia. How much: From £100 for a budget double including breakfast. Prices start at £135 for a family suite. The Plas Weunydd Hotel opened earlier this spring just as Lockdown restrictions started to ease. The grand, 24 bedroom hotel sits proudly at the entrance of the Llechwed…

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  • 5 Family Walks In East Sussex

    March 27, 2021

    I’m pretty sure I won’t be alone when I say that this year, more than others it comes as such a massive relief to see signs of spring and warmer days. For us, longer days and more favourable weather goes hand in hand with more family times spent outdoors. I’m thrilled to be teaming up…

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  • Sussex & Kent Santa Experiences 2020

    November 13, 2020

    The run up to Christmas may feel a little different this year but one thing is certain – Santa will not be letting anything get in the way of his annual visits. There are a range of experiences taking place tailoring to everyone’s needs from zoom calls to a visit directly to your front door…

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  • Whitemead Forest Park – Family Adventures in the Forest of Dean

    September 13, 2020

    Whitemead Forest Park is a holiday park in the heart of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Surrounded by dense woodland and within easy access of numerous walking and cycle trails Whitemead enjoys the luxury of a stunning location perfect for exploring and getting back to nature. The park boasts a wide range of…

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  • A Family #BumbleAbout with Bumble Campers

    August 16, 2020

    Bumble Campers is a family run campervan business with pick up points in Manchester and Peterborough. Owners Gemma and James established the business back in 2012 having developed a love for life on the road after travelling extensively in both Australia and New Zealand. They currently have 27 campervans in their fleet ranging in sizes…

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  • Where to get your fix of family adventure post Lockdown: Sussex & Kent

    June 18, 2020

    Thanks to the easing of lock-down restrictions life is slowing being breathed back into our local leisure and outdoor pursuits businesses. If you’re like me as well as itching to get back outdoors you’ll also be eager to know which facilities are now open and what changes have been put in place to ensure our…

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  • Essential Fitness Tips for Adventure-Seeking Parents

    April 19, 2020

    Working out may be the last thing on your priority list as a parent, but loving the great outdoors as a family should give you more than enough reason to get fit! As a parent, you’re essentially the troop leader, and sometimes even the designated porter of the group. And if you recall from our…

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  • 10 ways to add fun learning to your camp at home adventures

    April 9, 2020

    I don’t think there’s been a time when I have felt this fortunate to have our own garden. Our garden is small but over the past few weeks of lockdown I’ve grown to appreciate every square inch. We’ve embraced this period as an opportunity to make the best of this strange situation and have decided…

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  • 5 Beautiful places to take the kids & cure cabin fever across East Sussex

    March 18, 2020

    Pubs, restaurants, cinemas and an ever increasing list of public spaces are becoming no-go zones in the wake of the Corona-Virus pandemic. If, like me this leaves you scratching your head and starting to panic as to where exactly can we go you’ll be relieved to hear that (for the time being) there are a…

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  • ArtStart Classes in Lewes: Hosted by Kirsten Norbury

    December 18, 2019

    My daughter is at an age where she’s grown out of a lot of the typical ‘after school’ activities. She has tired of the trampolining classes she’s attended for two years and is just about hanging on to Brownies by a tether. When I was invited to bring Daisy along to a local art class…

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  • Planning a family holiday in Puerto Pollença: 5 places not to miss!

    December 12, 2019

    As family holiday destinations go Puerto Pollença on the Balearic island of Majorca gets pretty close to perfection. With a flight time from the UK of just 2.5 hours and a wide range of airlines flying daily (including budget) the resort is not only easily accessible but also offers guaranteed sunshine and warm weather throughout…

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  • Knockhatch Adventure Park: The Ultimate Day Out For Families in East Sussex

    December 4, 2019

    What? Knockhatch Adventure Park is a fun filled, one stop, action packed family attraction. Activities include a petting zoo, giant soft play, castle themed adventure playground, boating lake, high ropes course, birds of prey, jumping pillows, go karts, quad ride, virtual mine ride, crazy golf….the list goes on! Where? Knockhatch is located just north of…

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  • A Guide to Visiting York’s Chocolate Story

    November 22, 2019

    If you’re like me then you won’t be aware of the great significance that the City of York has had on the history of chocolate! York’s Chocolate Story takes you right back in time as far as the Mayan Empire to share the incredible story of how chocolate arrived in this part of the world.…

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