UK Day trips

20 Top Tips for visiting Legoland Windsor

20 Top Tips for visiting Legoland Windsor

We loved our time at Legoland Windsor and we have rounded up our top tips for visiting Legoland Windsor to ensure you too can have a great day out. 1. Book your tickets in advance and save up to 25% on the ticket price if you turn up and pay on the day. 2. Download […]

Legoland, Windsor – with toddlers and preschoolers (under 5s)

Legoland, Windsor – with toddlers and preschoolers (under 5s)

  We love a good theme park and especially one where we can all have fun. Legoland is definitely one of those places which brings everyone together and there’s something for every age. We took our 5 and 2 year old to see if there was enough to do for pre-schoolers and toddlers. First up […]

20 Top Tips for visiting Chessington World of Adventures

20 Top Tips for visiting Chessington World of Adventures

  Visiting Chessington World of Adventures is a great day out and with a few top tips you can ensure you get the most out of it – 1. Take your own water bottles in to the park to fill up with water through the day and keep you rehydrated. There are numerous outlets across Chessington World […]

Chessington World of Adventures – review (7 year olds and under)

Chessington World of Adventures – review (7 year olds and under)

  This was our first trip to Chessington World of Adventures and we were really pleased to see how much it had to offer all ages. This is a theme park which really lives up to its reputation and we were overwhelmed with the amount to do for families here. It delivered thrills, smiles and […]

Ice skating – Experience the skate outdoors!

Ice skating – Experience the skate outdoors!

Ice skating at Christmas – A great thing to do this Winter is to visit one of the many ice rinks around the country. I hadn’t skated since I was a teenager and it was with more than a little trepidation that I took to the ice!! And while I wasn’t performing Torvill and Dean […]

Eden Project – UK Day Trip

Eden Project – UK Day Trip

 Eden Project review – We last went to the Eden Project about 5 years ago and it’s one of those places which is great to revisit as it changes – literally grows! – with every visit. The huge biomes just outside St Austell in Cornwall hold plants from all across the world. The main focus […]

UK Day trip – Diggerland

UK Day trip – Diggerland

Diggerland. For any child…or indeed parent, who loves diggers…this is a dream world! When I first heard about Diggerland I assumed it was a theme park of pretend diggers and toys. Not so. This is a park full of proper JCB diggers. And a load of 6 year olds and older children driving around the […]

UK Short Break – Cardiff – Doctor Who

UK Short Break – Cardiff – Doctor Who

  We love Cardiff, it’s a wonderful city full of Castles, history and fabulous shopping. But this trip was all about one thing, and one thing only!! Get your sonic screwdrivers at the ready (!) we’re off on an adventure! 1. What we did! Doctor Who has flown his Tardis down to a new exhibition […]

UK Day Trip – Ripley’s Believe it or Not, London

UK Day Trip – Ripley’s Believe it or Not, London

I had never been to a ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’ before, and to be completely honest I wasn’t 100% sure what to expect.  It certainly was completely full of the unexpected!! Some of the exhibits were pretty weird (in a very good way) and some just downright grisly. All in all a perfect trip out […]

UK Day Trip – The Tower of London

UK Day Trip – The Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of those places that is a must see. Of course it is full of history and really sums up so much British history by events it has witnessed. But it is so much more than that, it is such a beautiful building and it’s almost as if it whispers […]