Twycross Zoo #CountryKids

Twycross Zoo

We’ve been enjoying the Stay Play Explore Family Fun package and decided to make our first visit to Twycross Zoo. The Zoo is not far from Junction 11 of the M42 and is well signposted.  We love wild animals so were keen to explore and arrived about 10 minutes before… Continue reading »

Enjoying a day out at Avoncroft Museum

Enjoying a day out at Avoncroft Museum

I’m always looking out for new places to explore with Monkey; even better if there is a good mix of outdoor space, educational aspects and lots of fun to be had.  We certainly found all of those elements recently when we were enjoying a day out at Avoncroft Museum. Avoncroft Museum of Historic buildings… Continue reading »

Stay Play Explore in Leicestershire

Stay Play Explore in Leicestershire

When we visited Conkers recently we were made aware of a great deal with Stay Play Explore in Leicestershire. For £129 a family of four gets an overnight stay in a 4 star hotel in and around Leicester with breakfast, and access to 3 out of 5 attractions in either… Continue reading »

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford

As you all know we’re big fans of transport here and do love our aeroplanes!  Monkey and I were spending a few days in Cambridge last week and decided we really should explore IWM Duxford whilst we were so close. IWM Duxford is about a 20 minute drive from Cambridge… Continue reading »

Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road

Travelodge Cambridge - Newmarket Road

If you want somewhere offering cheap but friendly service, conveniently placed close to the city centre of Cambridge then Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road is certainly worth considering. Travelodge Cambridge – Newmarket Road is literally a 15 minute walk (at a 5 and half year old’s walking pace) from the… Continue reading »

Dover Castle – days out in Kent

Dover Castle

Back in October we stayed just outside Dover at the Park Resorts caravan site for a long weekend for Daddy P’s birthday.  I was actually born in Kent, but we moved to Surrey when I was small, and although I’ve had family in the north and east of the county, I’ve rarely… Continue reading »