Visiting STEAM in Swindon – five years on

Visiting STEAM in Swindon

Little did I know in 2013 that my son would still be obsessed with steam railways and locomotives all these years later.  Towards the end of last year we decided to revisit somewhere we’d first explored when my son was just over three years old.  He couldn’t really remember our… Continue reading »

Having fun at Avebury

Having fun at Avebury

It has to be over 25 years since I last visited Avebury in Wiltshire.  Monkey’s godmum lives not too far away, and when we’d meet up earlier in the year, she’d suggested it as a meet up venue for us and the kids.  A date was set in the diary… Continue reading »

Our first geo cache experience #CountryKids

Our first geo cache experience

I’ve been meaning to try geo caching for ages and every time I read Fun as a Gran‘s weekly 365 post I kick myself again for still not having tried it. We were meeting up with a monkey’s god mum and her a daughter a few weeks ago and the… Continue reading »

Studley Grange #CountryKids

Studley Grange

It’s funny when you visit somewhere you’ve been before, go to look at the blog post, and realise your previous visit was pre-blog!  This happened following our recent visit to Studley Grange near Swindon.  We;d enjoyed our previous visit there, and arranged to meet an old friend and her little… Continue reading »

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park

We were lucky enough to be invited to a Jungle Dogs launch party at Longleat Safari and Adventure Park earlier in the week.  After lunch we had the rest of the day to enjoy what the Safari and Adventure Park had to offer.  The perfect place to spend an afternoon… Continue reading »

A day out at Bowood House Gardens

You may remember earlier in the year we attended the Tractor Ted Farm Show which was held in the gardens of Bowood House in Calne, Wiltshire.  Well we’d spent the day with Monkey’s godmum and her daughter and on our way out we spotted what looked like an amazing adventure… Continue reading »