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Llangollen International Eisteddfod review

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Last Friday we were invited* to Llangollen for their International Eisteddfod. Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. It is six days of singing, dancing, competitions, performances and international peace and friendship.         We didn’t really know what to expect but were looking forward […] Read more…

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Geronimo Festival 2018 review

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Geronimo Festival 2018 review

Having attended Geronimo Festival the last 2 years and camping for the first time last year I was looking forward to going with Lucas being older this time. The festival was well sign posted and the car park was well attended. We exchanged our tickets for wrist bands at a kiosk in the car park and […] Read more…

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The Wild Night Out 2018

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Wild Night Out 2018 Lucas is sat in a children’s camping chair smiling at the camera

Have you heard of The Wild Night Out? I hadn’t until the fab people over at Millets and Blacks asked if I fancied taking part. Unfortunately I can’t on the night it is taking part this year but they asked me for my opinion* on Eurohike tent and a couple of Berghaus sleeping bags to […] Read more…

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Summer days out

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Summer days out in the UK for all the family

The summer holidays will soon be here and what a summer it has been so far, the weather has been delightful! Here I am going to run through some great days out up and down the country for families and adults.  Track Days Track Days offer track and day experiences at over 40 locations within the UK. There […] Read more…

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CBBC Summer Social

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Lucas and I love attending family festivals, having been to Geronimo for the past 3 years, we went to Down by the Riverside last month and are going to Llangollen next month. When I was emailed about a new festival in Liverpool between the 3-5th August, I knew we had to go and check it […] Read more…

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Down by the Riverside Festival review

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down b the riverside festival Lucas is sat next to a mermaid on sand, both smiling at camera

Last weekend we were invited* to Down By The Riverside in Dolphinholme. We went on the Friday to camp and I’m going to get he bad out of the way now because I wasn’t impressed. There was one portaloo in the field we were in, no shower block or even a sink to brush teeth, […] Read more…

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Brockhole on Windermere review

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Brockhole on Windermere review Lucas balancing on a rope climbing frame with a huge activity behind

  On our recent visit to Windermere we spent a day at Brockhole on Windermere. We tend to go every time we visit the Lakes as there is so much to do there. We set out from Lakeside Pier in Windermere on a lovely boat journey across to Brockholes. There are numerous crossings from Lakeside […] Read more…

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Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway review

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Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway review Lucas standing next to an orange tractor in the sheds

We love trains, from the moment Lucas wakes up and until the moment he goes to sleep trains aren’t far off the menu! What better way to spend an afternoon when visiting Windermere than to visit Haverthwaite Railway.  We took the boat across from Lakeside Pier and sailed across on a lovely spring afternoon across […] Read more…

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Drayton Manor theme park review

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A couple of weeks ago we were invited to review* Drayton Manor. Anyone with a child that loves Thomas and Friends, will know there really is no better place to take them so we were really excited to see Lucas’ reaction. Life doesn’t get much better for a train mad 3 year old than having […] Read more…

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Ninja Adventure, Preston review

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A couple of weeks ago, my friend and I went to Ninja Adventure in Preston. I’m not really sure why we decided to go as we aren’t particularly sporty people but when invited* it’s rude to decline and it’s a great opportunity to try something new. We went axe throwing a couple of months ago! […] Read more…

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