I’m sure you’ll agree how incredibly rare it is for us experience anything other than rain on a British Bank holiday. Therefore, you may ask why I found myself eagerly waiting to spend the afternoon inside the Student Union bar at Newcastle University on one of the hottest days of the year so far? The… Continue reading RaverTots Review: Big Raves For Little People
So Christmas is over and it's those strange few days before New Year where keeping the family entertained can be challenging! I thought I would share our review of Eureka with you as a possible day out idea for which is bound to be a hit with the whole family. I visited the Eureka Children’s… Continue reading Eureka Children’s Museum – Our Review
A mere stone’s throw from Lake Windermere in the small picturesque town of Ambleside is Hayes Garden World, which you could be forgiven for driving past not giving it a second glance. Its façade isn’t particularly impressive, nor does it appear very big, but this is certainly not your average garden centre by a long… Continue reading Cumbrian Christmas – Hayes Garden World!
A good friend who lives in Newcastle has for many years now talked of her annual family visit to the window of the Fenwick’s department store, in the town centre, during the run up to Christmas. Despite living only an hour away in Carlisle and making regular trips to the Metrocentre at Gateshead I admit… Continue reading A Beary Christmas from Fenwick’s!
I’m sure many of you have heard about Hello World Live, perhaps you weren’t aware about the event prior however it has been featured in the media and on social media since. Sadly most of this attention has cast a negative light on the event so I wanted to share our experience with you. Hello… Continue reading Hello World LIVE – Our Review
I'm sure that telling many children they were going to spend the day in the forest away from the television / computer/ Wifi would go down like a lead balloon, however after a visit to Whinlatter I’m sure they will come away feeling differently. There is something for every one of all ages here from… Continue reading Gruffalo hunting in Whinlatter Forest, Keswick
Cumbria isn't renowned for it's sunny weather, more the rain and cold weather, so we always need to have days out up our sleeve where there is plenty to do inside. Walby Farm Park is a fun filled day out with plenty of things to do whatever the weather. We love it so much that… Continue reading Walby Farm Park – fantastic come rain or shine
Whilst on a recent break in Sheffield me and my younger two found ourselves with a spare day. I asked around and the Tropical Butterfly House suggested a few times we decided to give it a try and we weren’t disappointed. Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre is situated at North Anston just a… Continue reading Our day at The Tropical Butterfly House flew by!