Buckingham Palace & A Visit To The Royal Mews

Going to Buckingham Palace is probably on every travel itinerary for tourists who are visiting London, especially for the first time.  The Royal Mews is just next door but is probably a less visited attraction, which I think is a real shame.  During our weekend at Hilton London Canary Wharf I really wanted to show the girls where the Queen…

Reviewed! Visiting The Tower of London #FamilyTravel #TTOT

After arriving in London for the weekend, we headed straight towards the Tower of London on the underground.  It was a great place to start our weekend itinerary and it was actually a first for the whole family.  As we came out of Tower Hill Tube Station we were greeted with a view of the historic Royal building and it really made…

6 Magical Days Out In & Around London This Easter

The Easter holidays always cause a bit of a dilemma in our household. Taking place half way between the festive fun of the Christmas break the long summer holidays, finding days out that the whole family can enjoy seems to get more difficult every year. Luckily, there are plenty of experiences in and around the capital that are sure to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.