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Visiting the Confetti Fields

Visiting the Confetti Fields

    This blog is going to be full of pictures, and I’m not even going to apologise for it. The confetti fields have become some what of an Instagram sensation of recent years because of course it’s so beautiful everyone wants to get themselves the perfect new profile picture (including me). I first visited with Arlo’s as a baby and the sight of the vast spread… Read More »Visiting the Confetti Fields

    Think Tank at Millennium Point

    ThinkTank at Millennium Point

      Finally one of Arlo’s favourite places to visit in Birmingham has re-opened – Thinktank – home to Mini Brum, the science garden and so much more – and we were delighted to visit and explore this weekend. Navigating around the ever changing roadworks in the city centre was a nightmare but eventually we found the car park and arrived at five minutes before our ticket… Read More »ThinkTank at Millennium Point

      All things Wild

      All things Wild

        Yesterday we visited All things Wild, a family attraction based near Evesham in Worcester. I have nothing but positive feedback for this place as we had such a wonderful time yesterday and we can’t wait to revisit. Of course yesterday the sun shone down and for the first time in forever we were wandering around in our t shorts for most of the day which… Read More »All things Wild

        The Zog Trail at Warwick Castle

        The Zog Trail at Warwick Castle

          We had a wonderful day out last week at Warwick Castle. The unpredictable weather we’ve been experiencing lately seemed to settle for one day and the sun shone down on us as we explored the castle grounds. I booked our tickets online in advance and the trail was included in the ticket price. If you aren’t familiar with the story, it’s a fabulous tale from… Read More »The Zog Trail at Warwick Castle

          The Botanical Gardens

          The Botanical Gardens

            Now that spring has finally made an appearance there’s an abundance of colour bursting in to life at the Botanical Gardens. We have been visiting the gardens since the 1980’s when I was a little girl so trips to the gardens are always nostalgic for me. There’s some areas of the gardens which remain unchanged and every time we visit we find a new corner… Read More »The Botanical Gardens

            Cycling at Kingsbury Water Park

            Cycling at Kingsbury Water Park

              We had a wonderful afternoon at Kingsbury Water Park, we opted to hire bicycles to make sure we could see as much of the space as possible – and with fifteen different lakes and 600 acres to explore we will most certainly be coming back again. Open from 1st April every day (subject to the weather). The best bit about Kingsbury for Arlo was the… Read More »Cycling at Kingsbury Water Park

              Exploring Middleton Hall

              Exploring Middleton Hall

                This beautiful Manor House and it’s grounds is certainly worth a visit if you’re in the Midlands, it’s just around the corner from Kingsbury water park, and makes for a delightful couple of hours outdoors. The hall is currently closed due to covid restrictions but with spring in bloom there’s plenty to explore within the grounds. On our visit this week we were delighted to… Read More »Exploring Middleton Hall

                The Easter trail at Trentham Gardens

                The Easter trail at Trentham Gardens

                  We have been out and about again today and this time our travels took us to Trentham Gardens, which are amongst the finest in Britain. A week ahead of Easter there has been a Beatrix Potter themed trail added to the grounds. You can book online to visit the gardens. Tickets are £12 for adults and under 3’s are free. The Easter trail pamphlet is… Read More »The Easter trail at Trentham Gardens