Welcome to Country Kids. A huge thank you to Fiona at Coombe Mill for running this linky for the last seven years. Country Kids was one of the first linkies I joined in when I started my blog four years ago. It helped inspire me to enjoy so many outdoor… View Post

Exploring Windsor on the Windsor Duck Tour

Exploring Windsor on the Windsor Duck Tour

The Windsor Duck Tour is a fun way of seeing the town by land and water. The tour takes place on an amphibious yellow duck boat which drives around the town before going down the slipway into the Thames to continue the tour on water.     Hubby and I… View Post

Ruislip Fairy Village

Ruislip Fairy Village

Ruislip Fairy Village has been on my list of places to visit for a while now. We were unable to visit until recently though as the village was vandalised last year and forced to close. It’s now been restored and re-opened on Easter Sunday. With Sophie starting back at Tiny… View Post

Creating nature art at Langley Park

Creating nature art at Langley Park

Langley Park is one of our favourite places to go for a walk. The Temple Gardens are the perfect place for some imaginative play and adventures and there are also lots of geocaches to be found.   The girls have recently started bringing their “nature notebooks” with them on our… View Post

Seeing Stonehenge up close

Seeing Stonehenge up close

One of Jessica’s favourite models when we visited Babbacombe Model Village was the miniature Stonehenge. “Look Mummy! Stonehenge! The Go Jetters went there!” We told her that we would be going past Stonehenge on the way home. Maybe we could stop and take a closer look. Jessica was delighted. “And… View Post

A winter afternoon on the beach

A winter afternoon on the beach

Living inland means opportunities to walk along a beach are a rare treat for my girls. We couldn’t resist the opportunity to have fun on the beach during our recent weekend in Torquay even if it was January!   It might have been chilly, but the sun was shining and… View Post

Having fun at Babbacombe Model Village

Having fun at Babbacombe Model Village

A visit to a model village is such a fun way to spend an afternoon together as a family. The girls love looking at all the tiny buildings and people and hubby and I love all the little details. One of the things I love most about a model village… View Post