Holiday alternatives to help keep the kids …

It’s that time of year again where families are thinking about where they can take their kids on holiday. However, thanks to the coronavirus a lot of the more typical haunts are off-limits. Florida is now the central hub of the coronavirus crisis leaving Disney trips with a definite question…

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Laser Battles at Intu Derby

We were recently invited to try out the Laser Battles experience at Intu Derby, here’s how we got on. Laser Battles at Intu Derby is a high-energy game that allows players to zap their friends in a dark maze, while ducking and diving behind neon and glow-in-the-dark obstacles. The experience…

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Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel, …

Afternoon tea has to be one of my favourite things to do and when we recently had the opportunity to try the science themed afternoon tea, at the Ampersand Hotel in London, we jumped at the chance. I had recently stumbled across the science themed afternoon tea, when I came…

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A day with friends at Willows Activity …

At the weekend we headed down south to stay at with our friends who live near Hemel Hempstead. Whilst we were there we decided to pay a visit to Willows Activity Farm. Willows Activity Farm is located near Saint Albans and has a Peter Rabbit theme with a number of…

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Red Kangaroo Nottingham

AD: We were invited by Red Kangaroo in return for a review. However, as always our review gives our honest thoughts and opinions. We were recently invited to Red Kangaroo Nottingham to see what we thought. The kids have been to parties at Red Kangaroo before, but this time was…

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Visiting Santa at Friezeland Farm in Bosworth

Friezeland Farm in Bosworth, is a pick your own Christmas tree farm. Just over a week ago we decided to head there to get our Christmas tree and also pay a visit to Santa. We originally were planning to spend the day at Center Parcs as we had a one-day…

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Things to do in the Peak District …

Living in Nottingham we’re not that far away from Derbyshire and the Peak District. Now that the twins are that bit older, we’ve started to visit more regularly. In fact, we recently spent half term in a cottage in Hope Valley and had a great time. I thought I’d share…

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Mam Tor with kids

We currently staying in the Peak District where we’ve been exploring lots of the local villages and doing various walks. Yesterday we walked up Mam Tor and I thought I’d share our experience (and tips) of walking Mam Tor with kids. I never walked up Mam Tor before and the…

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Blue John Cavern – Peak District

We’re currently staying in the Peak District for October half term and today we paid a visit to the Blue John Cavern, near Castleton in Hope Valley. The Blue John Cavern is home to Blue-Stone Stone, a beautiful purple and yellow mineral that has been mined in the Cavern for…

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Splendour 2018 – a great family day

On Saturday we attended our very first Splendour festival and it proved to be a great family day. Splendour festival has been running for 10 years and is held at Wollaton Park in Nottingham, which is where we live. The past few years we’ve always been on holiday when it’s…

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A family day in London

At the weekend, we went down south to stay with our friends, Emil and Richard. They live in Hemel Hempstead and we regularly go and stay with them for the weekend. In fact, last time we went down I made a little video on our stay, which you can see…

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