Days Out

We love a good day out, exploring our local area and further afield.

Hopefully you’ll be able to find some inspiration for your own days out here – and if you’ve got suggestions of awesome family days out you think we should try, do let us know!

If you’re looking for something specific, pop it in the search bar on the right hand side or give me a shout on twitter and I’ll see if I can find it for you!

Of course if you’d like collaborate with us on a review do get in touch and we can talk this over.
 

Father Christmas at GreenWood Forest Park, Attractions of Snowdonia – Review

Welcome to the third in a series of posts about our festive weekend away in Snowdonia . . .  Sunday morning arrived grey and miserable – I couldn’t have been more glad that the activity Attractions of Snowdonia had planned for the day was to be indoors! Wet Sundays and soft play do rather go hand in hand don’t they? GreenWood Forest Park, based in Snowdonia, has been voted as Best Family Attraction in North Wales and I can see why. We were booked to see Father Christmas at 11.30am, there was no queue and having followed the snowy footsteps round the the grotto we were greeted by a friendly elf and welcomed straight in to see the big man himself. The grotto was beautifully decorated and Father Christmas himself was lovely with a bit of personality.  He had a good chat with us, complimented Ben and Chloe on their special…

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Bodnant Garden, National Trust – Review

Bodnant Garden, National Trust – Review

This is the second in a series of posts about our Festive weekend away to Snowdonia . . .  After our trip to visit Father Christmas at … View Post
Father Christmas at Bounce Below, Attractions of Snowdonia – Review

Father Christmas at Bounce Below, Attractions of Snowdonia – Review

We have been lucky enough to spend a fabulously festive weekend in beautiful Snowdonia . . . read on to find out about the first of our … View Post
A day out at Flamingo Land – Review

A day out at Flamingo Land – Review

Back in the summer we went to Cbeebies Land at Alton Towers and have talked since about taking Ben and Chloe to another theme … View Post
Family Day at York Races

Family Day at York Races

It has become somewhat of a tradition in our family to attend the Press Family Day at York Races each September.  We first took … View Post
CBeebies Land at Alton Towers – Review

CBeebies Land at Alton Towers – Review

Earlier in the month we were lucky enough to be invited by CBeebies Magazine to visit Alton Towers for the day.  I’m not … View Post
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Yesterday, after much weather forecast checking, we took ourselves off to the coast for a cheeky day out with Aunty Nic. I had never … View Post