The national botanic garden wales

The National Botanic Garden Of Wales- A Great Day Out

We have just come back from a lovely break in Wales where we visited so many amazing different places but my favourite from the week had to be The National Botanic Garden Of Wales. Set in the beautiful countryside of Carmarthenshire these gardens are almost like a scaled-down version of The Eden Project. With stunning gardens of varying styles, a butterfly house, Continue reading “The National Botanic Garden Of Wales- A Great Day Out”

collage of our day at isle of wight

The Isle of Wight in a Day? Here’s What You Can Get Up To

Visiting the Isle of Wight for the day may seem like an unachievable trip but, if like me, you live within an hour’s drive of the nearest docks, you can easily jump on the ferry, hovercraft or catamaran and be on the beautiful within 60 minutes. Your choice of transport will all depend on what activities you intend on getting up to when over on the island. If you want to be on the island in 10 minutes you can do so via Continue reading “The Isle of Wight in a Day? Here’s What You Can Get Up To”

collage of southsea activities

Why Southsea is a great day out for all the family

I have lived in Hampshire all my life and spent a lot of my childhood visiting the great places it has to offer. Certain places hold special memories for me and the coast, especially Southsea and Hayling Island, were two of my Mum’s favourite destinations. 

Southsea is located in Portsmouth at the southern end of Portsea Island and is most well-known for its castle, its naval history, the events which take place on the common and its pier. Each time I visit there seems to be a new gem to discover. As a child, Continue reading “Why Southsea is a great day out for all the family”

Jake at Little Street doing the activities being a fireman, sitting on a digger and working in the shop

Our Trip to Little Street

Little Street is an indoor play centre with a twist:

“Responding to children’s love of role play, we have created a realistic street designed with little people in mind. Featuring a supermarket, construction site, cafe, beauty salon, fire service, medical centre and more; our Little Street is a scaled down version of a typical town, inspiring children to explore life in the world around them”

Little Street Website

After I featured it in my post 10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter I felt that it was only right that I visited Little Street and found out exactly how good it was for myself… we were not disappointed. Continue reading “Our Trip to Little Street”

images of outdoor activities

10 Outdoor Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter

After the popularity of my post 10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter, I thought I would follow it up with some ideas for activities that you can still do outside with your kids during these colder months. Continue reading “10 Outdoor Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter”

swimming activities

10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter

As the days grow shorter, colder and wetter it’s easy to feel as though all you want to do is sit on the sofa, drink lots of hot chocolate and hide away until the summer makes a comeback. Then you remember that you now own a tiny person and this is far from their idea of how a day should go!

The beautiful sunny day’s out to country parks, the beach, going for picnics or playing in the garden are now not always possible in the winter months and you have to try and Continue reading “10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter”

sunset across the sea at Hythe

Wherever The Train Takes Us: Visiting Hythe

Visiting Hythe was a last-minute decision for my birthday this year but I am so glad that my husband suggested it. Jake had begged and begged us to take him on a train so we decided to combine my trip with his – he is train mad! We had originally planned a trip to London but with colds and tonsillitis getting to us we opted for the closer city of Southampton which provides an easy gateway across to Hythe. Continue reading “Wherever The Train Takes Us: Visiting Hythe”