Review: Mad for Macaques, at Trentham Monkey Forest

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. Trentham Monkey Forest recently announced that the first babies since 2017 have been born. The staff at Monkey Forest spotted females showing signs of…

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Review: Treetop Trekking at RSPB Coombes Valley

There’s nothing better than suddenly deciding to go out, cobbling a few very random picnic items together and jumping in the car (ha, who am I kidding? It takes at least 5 trips to the car to get us all packed and strapped in) and heading out. Which is exactly what we did today! After…

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Review: A Grand Day Out with Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. We had been looking forward to this for a while now, but the day was finally upon us. I had it planned out in…

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Review: Well Natured Forest Group

So this wasn’t our first foray into the woods, one look at my Instagram feed will tell you that, but today we tried out a little outdoor learning session that was just so lovely I had to share it. Well Natured is primarily woodland play sessions aimed at pre-schoolers but it’s the beautiful setting that…

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Review: Barging About with Heritage Narrow Boats

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. March can be a tricky month to predict weather-wise, in the past we’ve had glorious sunshine and warmer no coat days and then again…

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Review: I Picked a PukkaPaca at Charnwood Forest Alpacas

What defines a mid life crisis? Well, probably secretly booking up a 90 minute session to walk a South American camelid as a Mothers Day treat to yourself! Technically I blame my sister, she put me onto it but I needed little no persuasion. We booked via Groupon…oh we do love a deal…and grabbed the…

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Review: Blue Planet Aquarium

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. For James’s 2nd birthday treat day out we needed somewhere that would keep both him and Stanley entertained (no easy task!), be predominately indoors…

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Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels

Hold onto your Wensleydale my old chums, I have some exciting news for you! Wallace & Gromit are back in a cracking live tour celebrating the 30th Anniversary year of the cheese loving pair. (c) and TM Aardman/W&G Ltd. All rights reserved. In May and June 2019, Carrot Productions will tour Wallace & Gromit’s Musical…

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Five Go Festive! Christmas at Amerton Farm

Christmas is all about the kids, right? Absolutely! And at Amerton Farm both big and little kids are catered for. A Twilight Christmas Adventure This event sounded absolutely magical, going out when it’s dark still holds lots of excitement for Stanley my 4 year old. A tractor ride, an enchanted village and real reindeer sealed…

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Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 2018

This year, I feel like I’ve skipped a couple of months somehow. November came around far too quickly and suddenly we’re into December and up until now I haven’t felt at all ready for the Christmas period. So, in order to try and get into the festive spirit I started looking into activities we would…

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