Preview: Timber Festival 6th-8th July 2018

Preview: Timber Festival 6th-8th July 2018

Timber Festival is a brand new event on the summer calendar which will bring together music, forests, art and ideas into a brilliant weekend of family-friendly outdoor fun. Created by the National Forest Company and Wild Rumpus (the award-winning team

The Opening of Delapré Abbey & Celebrating 900 Years of History

The Opening of Delapré Abbey & Celebrating 900 Years of History

Last week I, along with some other Northamptonshire bloggers and various local dignitaries, was invited along to the official opening of Delapré Abbey. We’ve visited many times before to explore the gardens and parkland, but up until now the Abbey

How to visit Poland with a toddler

How to visit Poland with a toddler

We’ve just got back from an extraordinary week of travelling around Poland. We were invited to a family wedding over there and I decided that, as it was a once in a lifetime opportunity, we should make the most of

Castle Ashby Gardens

Castle Ashby Gardens

One of the best things about my recent 50 mile walk (apart from the massive sense of achievement and raising money for charity) was the chance to explore parts of my home county that I don’t know very well. One

Pecorama: The best toddler day out ever?

Pecorama: The best toddler day out ever?

Our toddler may have a limited vocabulary, but he has very firm opinions about pretty much everything. If he had to choose his ideal day out it would feature a ‘choo choo’, a ‘big park’, ice cream and soft play.

Seaton Wetlands

Seaton Wetlands

Whenever we go away, we always like to discover some hidden gems and explore the quieter corners that get overlooked. During our recent trip to East Devon, we had the advantage of a wealth of local knowledge in the form

Mini Meadows Farm, Northants

Mini Meadows Farm, Northants

I’ve been to Mini Meadows several times in the last two years, yet it’s one of those places that I’ve never thought to do a post about. It’s a bit of a drive, yet we go back time and time

7 Romantic Outdoor Dates for Valentine’s Day

7 Romantic Outdoor Dates for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I’d come up with some ideas for those couples who don’t want to spend 14th February inside. Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean that you can’t get outside! Get wrapped up

Fermyn Woods Country Park

Fermyn Woods Country Park

Wednesday was a strange day. It was grey and wet, it was also  the day that the world woke up to the news that Donald Trump was the new president of the United States. This isn’t a political blog, so

An Introduction To Forest School

An Introduction To Forest School

When you become a parent for the first time it’s hard not to jump ahead and plan out exactly what type of parent you want to be, and exactly how you want to bring your child up. Our love of the