Outdoor fun

National Showcaves Centre for Wales & Dinosaur Park

We spent a couple of days in south Wales during the Easter weekend whilst completing our Paralympic gold postbox challenge. As well as visiting the gold postboxes though, we also…

Discovery Point

During our travels around the country over the Easter holidays, we visited Discovery Point in Dundee, home of the RRS Discovery – the ship that took Captain Scott and Ernest…

The Paralympic Gold Postbox Challenge

During the London Olympics back in August 2012, Royal Mail announced that each gold medal winner would have a postbox painted gold in his or her home town. At the…

Urquhart Castle

I’ve been enjoying reading about Hannah from Mum’s Days’ castle challenge this year after she set herself a challenge to visit all 45 castles in Northumberland. I love history and…

Exploring Grandma’s garden

I am very fortunate in that my in-laws live just over a mile away from us and so get to see the girls very frequently. Jessica and Sophie both love…

Exploring Higginson Park

I love joining in with Country Kids each week if I can and one of the things it has inspired me to do is to look for different outdoor spaces…

First day of the season at Legoland

Last year we enjoyed several trips to Legoland before it closed for the winter. Today it reopened for the 2015 season and Jessica was very excited this morning when I…

A sunny morning in the park

The morning sunshine was too tempting to resist and having dropped Jessica off at preschool, Sophie and I headed for the park instead of going straight home again as we…

An afternoon at Langley Park

Another sunny winter afternoon and time to find another local outdoor space to go and explore. This time we were off to Langley Park, a local country park, which is…

Fassnidge Park

Sunny afternoons in the winter time are definitely not to be wasted and so last Sunday saw us heading out for a walk around Fassnidge Park, a pretty little Edwardian…