Days out

Birthday fun at the park

With Daddy being away on Sophie’s birthday, I decided against organising a birthday party and instead opted for a bit of an “open house” instead so that everyone who wanted…

Outdoor fun at Apple Day

Every year one of the farms near my in-laws’ house holds its Apple Day – a fun family day with various stalls for local groups and charities, raising money for…

Legoland: the best bits (from a preschooler’s perspective)

Now that Autumn is here, our preschool pass is valid again and we have been making the most of being able to go back to Legoland. We’ve been so many…

Petersfield Physic Garden

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Petersfield High Street, half-hidden between the shops, lies a quiet oasis of beauty and tranquility. Petersfield Physic Garden is the perfect…

A walk along the river

I love discovering new places to explore – taking a wander down a little lane and finding out where it leads. This week’s new discovery was a little footpath at…

Castle Rushen

During our holiday on the Isle of Man, we visited Castle Rushen, which is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe. It was built in the late 13th…

The Great Laxey Wheel

During our holiday on the Isle of Man over the summer, we visited the Great Laxey Wheel, which is the biggest working waterwheel in the world. It was designed by…

A taste of medieval life at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Last weekend, we took a trip back in time and found ourselves getting a taste of medieval life at the Magna Carta event at Chiltern Open Air Museum. Several tents…

Langleybury Children’s Farm

“For the first time in forever…” sang Jessica as she ran down the hallway ready to go out for the day. Whilst it had felt like we’d been stuck indoors…

Cregneash Village, Isle of Man

Visiting Cregneash village on the Isle of Man is like taking a trip into the past. The village, with its thatched crofters’ cottages, is described as being a living museum…