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Days out

Time to get festive at the LaplandUK Wishing Store in The Lexicon, Bracknell

For me, Christmas is about family. Time together and making memories. I was really excited to kick off the festive season with an invitation to the LaplandUK Wishing Store in The Lexicon, Bracknell. We were welcomed to the store by elves Wish and Scribble who engaged with the children straightaway and invited them to listen […]

Cadbury World, Winterbourne House and Lapworth Museum of Geology

On our long weekend to the Midlands, our middle day was spent exploring some of Birmingham’s tourist attractions (the other days were went to Stratford Butterfly Farm and the sites of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust). I visited Cadbury World almost 20 years ago and this time it was very different as now I am a […]

Our long weekend in Stratford exploring Shakespeare and history

On the way home from Scotland way back in August, we stopped off near Birmingham and were overwhelmed with options for places we wanted to visit. The kids were knackered so we decided to go home and return at a later date. This half term we headed to Stratford upon Avon, a place linked forever […]

Stratford upon Avon Butterfly Farm

Anya has been nagging for a while to find a butterfly farm so I was thrilled to discover one in Stratford when we went away for a long weekend. Our first stop on our trip was to the Stratford upon Avon Butterfly Farm which is across the river by a huge car park and recreation […]

Roll up, roll up! Zippos Circus has come to town (Guildford)

Mesmerising from start to finish. The children sat with their jaws dropped in wonder, or bounced up and down in their seats, or laughed with sheer joy. Zippos Circus arrived in Guildford yesterday and we were thrilled to be invited to their preview show. It was nothing short of spectacular! The show began by introducing […]