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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…


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…


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…


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…


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. View this post on Instagram Life doesn’t get much better for a train mad […] Read more…


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…


Dinosaur World Live review

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Dinosaur World Live review

  Yesterday we were invited* to Blackpool to watch Dinosaur World Live at The Grand Theatre. The Grand Theatre is a stunning venue, I absolutely love the older buildings in Blackpool such as The Grand and Blackpool Tower.     Dinosaur World Live is an interactive show aimed at all the family from the age […] Read more…


Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Giveaway

Last year although I couldn’t make the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod I ran a giveaway for it. This year, I am really happy to not only be attending* the evening that Van Morrison will be playing but I also have a family ticket to giveaway for any day of the festival Tuesday-Saturday!  The festival runs […] Read more…


Accessible walks in Yorkshire #RediscoverReservoirs

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Yorkshire Water is the second largest land owner in Yorkshire with a huge amount of breath-taking scenery, ancient woodland, reservoirs and moorland. Yorkshire itself is a beautiful place to walk around and take it all in, however, there are individuals that find accessing these parts of the county to be tough. Since opening to the […] Read more…