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.
 

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 Bounce Below we made our way over to the beautiful National Trust property of Bodnant Garden which was about half an hour’s drive away through stunning Welsh countryside. We had been invited by Attractions of Snowdonia to visit Bodnant Garden and take part in the Elf Workshop which is being run by volunteers on weekends through to Christmas.  We booked our time slot as we arrived and then went off to explore!  (The Elf Workshop is free but you must book to secure your appointment.) Having not had any lunch we decided to get ourselves a bite to eat and a hot drink in the very cute Magnolia Tea Room – with hindsight we might have been better walking back up to the Pavillion Tea…

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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
The Gruffalo Trail – Delamere Forest

The Gruffalo Trail – Delamere Forest

Today I had planned a day of jobs, a trip to IKEA so I could sort Amy’s drawers out, Costco for nappies . . . not … View Post