Driving Experience Days Out Ideas

Many people enjoy driving, but no everyday journey can beat a special driving experience. There are many opportunities to experience the thrills of driving beyond the normal boundaries and in vehicles that offer unique experiences. What follows briefly describes some of those fun times. Supercar Experiences Climbing behind the wheel of legendary marques such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin or…

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What is Warwick Castle Like? Our Family Day Out @WarwickCastle

Everybody we spoke to about Warwick Castle raved about what a great day out it was, so when we visited Royal Leamington Spa for the weekend, we knew we had to go.  We took the girls to Cardiff Castle last year and we were really impressed with how much they enjoyed it.  You might not think that a castle is the ideal place…

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What Is Cardiff Castle Like?

On our way back from Bluestone National Park Resort, we decided to make a stop off in the city of Cardiff.  I was really excited about visiting Cardiff after having read so much about it online.  We found a NCP carpark on Greyfriars Road, that seemed pretty central according to the maps.  We unloaded the kids, and thought we would…

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Drayton Manor Park Magical Christmas Review @draytonmanor #DMP

We made the final stop of our family road trip at one of our very favourite family days out.  Drayton’s Magical  Christmas opened on 19th November and is welcoming guests all the way through to 31st December.  We visited Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas last year, and it’s very much becoming apart of our Christmas traditions. When the girls found out…

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It’s more Treat than Trick at Drayton Manor Park this Halloween

Drayton Manor Park will end its action packed 66th season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun for the whole family this October.  As you already know, we are huge fans of the park and we are lucky enough to be brand ambassadors so you can count on us making an appearance over the holiday. From 15th to 30th…

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West Midlands Safari Park Review

Do you know when a day out is just so good, you firstly struggle to pick your favourite moment and secondly, you are still talking about it a week later.  That’s exactly what happened to us when we visited West Midlands Safari Park for the day.  It’s been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for a while, so when they got…

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Drayton Manor Has A Back To School Treat Just For You!

I hope your child is settling back into their school routine well.  Or if they have just started, like mine, that everything is going smoothly.  With the summer now a long and distant memory, and homework starting to make an appearance on the kitchen table, perhaps it’s time to plan a family treat for you all? Drayton Manor Park think…

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Airbourne: A Parents Guide

Airbourne is more than just an airshow, it’s a four day free child friendly festival that everyone in the family can enjoy.  The event takes place between the 11th and 14th August and is perfect for keeping kids entertained during the school holidays.  Airbourne is held along the Eastbourne sea front, providing a great viewing platform for the show stopping flying formations…

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Are There Things To Do At The Beach In The UK?

Last year Daddy and I took the kids to the local seaside for a day trip.  The weather wasn’t particularly great but we were determined to spend the day playing in the sand.  The rain had slightly different ideas, and did put a slight dampener on things.  Our youngest daughter wasn’t on her feet yet, so she was on lock…

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Folly Farm Park Review

When we took our holiday in Pembrokeshire, one thing I really wanted to do was visit Folly Farm Park.  While we were staying at Bluestone National Park Resort, we were lucky enough to be able to spend lots of time with our friends,  Kaz and Pickle from Ickle Pickles Life and Travels.  They have become great friends of ours over the course of…

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What’s New At Drayton Manor Theme Park

We are absolutely delighted to be working with Drayton Manor Theme Park for another year as one of their blogger ambassadors.  As you already know, if you follow my blog regularly, Drayton Manor and Thomas Land have become a huge part of our family life.  Our daughters love visiting their so much, and as parents we really enjoy taking them.…

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Why Is Drayton Manor The Best Family Theme Park?

Drayton Manor is our favourite family day out by far. There is no doubt in my mind that it is the best family theme park in the UK but I’m sure you’d like to know why. If I get talking to someone who is looking for a family day out, I am the first to recommend Drayton Manor and Thomas…

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What We Want To Do At Geronimo Festival

Geronimo Festival first made an appearance on the scene in 2015.  As I follow a lot of other bloggers, I saw lots of people sharing their fun experiences of going to the festival and it left me feeling a little bit jealous.  Geronimo Festival looked exactly like the sort of experience I would like to share with my family.  Well,…

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Photographs From Highfields Park

Highfields Park in Nottingham is one of our very favourite places to go, and my daughter and I visited after going to the theatre on Sunday to see The Elves And The Shoemaker at Lakeside Arts.  Princess had the scooter and I had the camera and we enjoyed getting some fresh air together.  It was so nice to get out…

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Eureka! Children’s Museum At Christmas

Eureka! Children’s Museum has been on our days out bucket list for quite some time. I was first introduced to Eureka! about a year ago when I was lucky enough to be able to offer Zena’s Suitcase readers the chance to win a family pass.  At the time I wasn’t able to visit myself with Little Pudding being just a baby,…

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Lapland UK In Pictures Review

Lapland UK: This week we went on a very special road trip to visit the most magical of all Christmas destinations.  We set off from Nottingham in search of Lapland UK to find Santa and his  Christmas elves.  We were given a destination of the Enchanted Forest.  Fortunately, sat nav had heard of it. It was going to be our biggest…

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Drayton Manor: A Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor have helped us kick off the festive season with a new Christmas tradition.  We were invited to Drayton’s Magical Christmas to meet the big fella himself, Santa Claus and enjoy all of our favourite Thomas Land rides. Share This:

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Drayton Manor Fireworks Spectacular

Drayton Manor Theme Park invited us to the opening night of their amazing end of season finale.  As brand ambassadors it was our pleasure to join them for their amazing Fireworks   Spectacular.  To celebrate their 65th Anniversary year the War Of The Worlds inspired fireworks display promised to be the park’s best yet. Share This:

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Bank Holiday Fun At Drayton Manor

We couldn’t let the bank holiday go by without a trip to our favourite theme park, Drayton Manor.  If you caught up with this post, you’ll already know we squeezed in a trip to the beach. We have visited the park a lot over the summer as we have Drayton Manor season passes and are very proud to be brand ambassadors…

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Our Seaside Adventure

That’s it, summer is well and truly over folks.  Once the last bank holiday has passed, autumn starts to creep in doesn’t it?  The mornings are crisp and fresh, the leaves start to turn brown and the nights are noticeably darker. Share This:

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York’s Chocolate Story Review

There’s nothing like saving the best till last is there, and York’s Chocolate Story was definitely a highlight from our weekend in York.  I’ve shared posts with you all week about our trip to Diggerland, our stay at Travelodge York Central and even some free things to do in York but you cannot pass through this beautiful English city without popping into York’s…

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Diggerland Yorkshire Review

During our recent weekend holiday break in York, we were lucky enough to be invited to Diggerland in Castleford.  I’ve seen a lot of blog posts about Diggerland over the last year, and was really intrigued as to what it was all about. I know what you’re thinking.  I have daughters, and are they really going to enjoy an action packed…

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Cheap Days Out For All The Family

Cheap Days Out All parents will know that feeling of needing to do something with the kids, but not wanting to break the budget. Family days out can really take their toll on your bank balance but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some cheap and cheerful days out for you and the kids this summer to…

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Knowsley Safari Review

We were very lucky on our recent family weekend break to Liverpool to be invited to Knowsley Safari.  None of us had been to Knowsley Safari before, so this was an amazing new experience to share with the family.  Daddy didn’t even realise that such a thing even existed in this country so it really was an eye opener for him.…

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BeBop Fun Event With Toyz World

Recently Toyz World invited me and my family for a fab day out to play on their amazing BeBop bouncy castles at Hatton Adventure World.  We met up with a group of bloggers and their families, on a lovely sunny day in July to enjoy some quality time and outdoor play. I took the opportunity to make it a day…

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In The Night Garden Live Review

We have all wanted to see In The Night Garden Live for a long time now.  The girls both adore the TV show and secretly Daddy does too.  Going to see it live at some point was a given I guess, as we’ve talked a lot about In The Night Garden here.  When we were invited to see the show,…

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Minions At Tesco

Sometimes Princess and I like to sneak of and get a few hours to ourselves.  She really benefits from having one to one time away from her little sister.  She has really struggled with her jealousy being only 3, so having time with just Mummy helps her feel more secure. A little bird told us that there was a new…

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CBeebies Land Alton Towers Resort

We were all really excited about being invited to the In The Night Garden Party back in April, as not only did this mean hanging out with Upsy Daisy and Iggle Piggle but it also meant a trip to CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort.  You already know that we love a good day out, it keeps us parents sane…

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The One Where We Met The Skinny Jean Gardener

Princess and I have had a busy weekend.  We headed off to Birmingham for an early start at the Sea Life Centre before swinging by the BBC Good Food Show and BBC Gardener’s World Live.  It was one of hose impromptu efforts where it seemed on one hand sensible to kill two birds with one stone, and the other utterly…

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Arboria at Wheee! Festival Nottingham

You’ve probably gathered that we are not a family who likes to stay indoors and do nothing.  If there is something to see or do we are there.  This is why I love Nottingham so much as it has a great calendar of events through out the year, and there is always something to entertain us. The Wheee! Children Festival is…

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