Is Stratford-Upon-Avon Butterfly Farm worth a visit?

August 14, 2019 admin 0

Last week the family and I were lucky enough to get the opportunity to return to one of favourite UK destinations, Stratford-Upon-Avon where we once again stayed with the YHA in one of their pods. Having been before we knew the area and what to expect but also wanted to explore somewhere new, so when we got the opportunity to visit Stratford-Upon-Avon Butterfly Farm we thought it sounded like a lovely family attraction.   Now […]

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The BBC Summer Social in Liverpool 2019

August 11, 2019 admin 0

This year we have embraced the festival life for the first time, visiting a mix of festivals across the UK including the BBC summer social in Liverpool which we were very kindly invited to. The BBC Summer Social is a two day festival with no camping aimed at families with children 12 and under. As with all the festivals we have visited this year we did lots of research before hand therefore I know first […]

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Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester

August 9, 2019 admin 0

A couple of weeks ago we visited Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester for the first time and here is our review along with a couple of top tips to help you get the most out of your visit. Our experience of Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester We arrived at Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester at about 12pm on a school holiday day so it was reasonably busy, however the staff on the till were quick and […]

Nozstock festival review

Our Nozstock festival review from 2019

July 29, 2019 admin 0

This year we have been on a few new adventures as we dipped our toes in to the world of family festivals. We started with a one day festival close to home and then tried a few different types of full blown weekend camping festival experiences and boy have we had fun along the way. Our most recent family festival experience was at Nozstock: The Hidden Valley in Herefordshire. Before we committed to any festivals […]

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Our review of the Cornbury Festival 2019

July 9, 2019 admin 0

We have just got back from our first ever weekend camping festival experience.  After much deliberation and review reading we chose the Cornbury Festival to be our first, based mainly on the fact it had such good write ups when it came to being family friendly, and it was definitely the right choice. We have had the best weekend ever and I urge anyone who is thinking of braving a festival with kids to absolutely […]

Nozstock, the family friendly festival

June 27, 2019 admin 2

After attending our first family festival earlier this year we have now decided to check out a few others over summer starting with Cornbury at the start of July and then Nozstock from the 18th to 21st July.   Nostock: The Hidden Valley is a family friendly festival at Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, and was originally set up by a fun loving family. Now in its 21st year it has grown tremendously and become a […]

Why Coral Island Blackpool is more than just an arcade

June 25, 2019 admin 0

Last week my family and I were invited to Coral Island Blackpool for the day. Having grown up in Blackpool before leaving at the age of 18 my husband and I are always keen to share our memories of our childhood and home town with the boys and so we relished the idea of a day playing in the arcades on the sea front with them. In my minds eye Coral Island was the biggest […]

Why Cornbury Music Festival is perfect for families

June 18, 2019 admin 0

Last month we took the boys to their first ever music festival, Cheshire Fest, for a one day event and we really enjoyed ourselves. So much so that we have decided that this year we are going to check out some more festivals and even try our hand at full weekend festivals complete with camping, the first one being Cornbury Music Festival from the 5th to the 7th of July.   Before committing to any […]

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The BBC Summer Social Family Festival in Liverpool

June 8, 2019 admin 0

At the start of June we took the boys to their first ever festival, Cheshire Fest, and we had such a good time that since then we have been looking for more family festivals that we can visit this year and are thinking of going to the BBC Summer Social (3-4 August, 2019).    It looks like it is going to be amazing, completely aimed at children and families and incredible value for money with everything […]

Wallace & Gromit's Musical marvels

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels at The Lowry, Salford

May 27, 2019 admin 1

Yesterday we went over to Manchester for the day to watch The 30 year celebration tour ‘Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels’ at The Lowry in Salford, where we were gifted tickets in exchange for a review.   Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels is a different type of show than what is usually available at The Lowry as it is a combination of animated films and a live orchestra. If you have had the pleasure of […]