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The Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore

If you are visiting the Scottish Highlands with children, then the Highland Wildlife Park is a must. Located near Aviemore, and with staggering views of the Cairngorms in the background; the Highland Wildlife Park has a large collection of animals, a fantastic adventure playground and a drive through safari experience. The animals at The Highland …

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Recommended National Trust Places with Playgrounds

Here are our recommended National Trust properties with Playgrounds. The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and if your last experience of a visit was when you were a child then you need to go back, as things have changed a lot! National …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW RETURNS TO WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR LONDON – WITH EVEN MORE SNOW! 14TH NOVEMBER 2020 – 17TH JANUARY 2021 For the very first time, from Saturday 14th November – Sunday 17th January 2021, visitors will be able to explore another of their favourite sets in the snow as Diagon Alley undergoes …

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Childrens Afternoon Tea at The Midland Hotel, Manchester

I can well appreciate why people opt to hit the slopes or seek out some sun during February half term, entertaining the kids for a week when the weather is against you and the Christmas credit card bill is still smarting is a tough gig! But, for that very reason, neither slopes or sun were …

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Rockliffe Hall | Five Star Spa Hotel in the North East

Between Christmas and New Year we were invited to spend a night at Rockliffe Hall which promises to be “a five star luxury golf and spa hotel in the North East.” Rockliffe Hall also invested last year in a Lewis Carroll-themed whimsical wonderland featuring curious cabins (with soft play, a games room, cinema room and …

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Mid-Week Break at South Lakeland Leisure Park

This November, we took a mid-week break in South Lakeland Leisure Village. The “village” is located between the A6 and M6, just a couple of miles north of Carnforth (Lancashire), close to the south Lakes. Access from the M6 is convenient and especially easy when approaching from the south. The location South Lakeland Leisure Village …

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Willow’s Activity Farm Santa Spectacular 2019

We kicked off the festive season indulgently early, with our annual trip to Willow’s Activity Farm’s Santa Spectacular. This the third year we have been to the Santa Spectacular and our three daughters, now aged 9, 7 and 4, enjoy it more and more each year. We thought perhaps our eldest daughter, being nearly ten …

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The Original Tour Hop on Hop Off Bus – A Great Way to See London

Usually when I visit a city, I plan ahead by identifying what attractions I would like to see and then plan a route / days around it.  So when I started planning our trip to London for October half-term I did just that.  Then I came across The Original Tour and realised there was a …

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