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Days out

Our trip to STEAM, Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon

Last Monday we celebrated our first day out of the summer holiday, later than planned due to Matthew’s self isolation. To cheer him up, we decided to go to STEAM in Swindon. We purchased tickets in advance as this is necessary as part of the Covid guidance to reduce numbers to allow social distancing. Masks […]

Hever Castle visit September 2020: history and hand sanitiser!

I last visited Hever Castle as a teenager and every time we drive past on the way to Chris’ mum I wish to go. Wishes come true! To mark the end of the summer and enjoy a final day out before school started for the kids, we visited on Saturday 5th September. Tickets for the […]

Soft play success at Run About, Farnborough

I am not a huge fan of soft play. They are often quite dark and dingy places with germs everywhere, packed with other children who have no concept of turn taking or personal space, let alone volume. Run About is completely different. It is brightly lit with natural light from windows down one side and […]

A day out to Chiltern Open Air Museum

We tried to make the most of the last weeks of summer before school FINALLY re-opens! Many places are partially closed but not offering any reduced tickets so we wanted to find somewhere that was mostly open for visitors. The Chiltern Open Air Museum is just that, out in the open air, with plenty of […]

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

We were invited to visit Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure in Norfolk and decided to visit on our wedding anniversary to celebrate. With the kids, obviously! I have detailed the rest of our overnight trip here, but this was the main event! We arrived and joined the queue for hand sanitiser before contactless entry with tickets on […]