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

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

Ten Family Days Out in the Midlands

Ten Family Days Out in the Midlands

Half term is looming and many parents will be looking for things to do to keep the family busy. I thought it would be a good opportunity to put together a few of my favourite days out, plus I’ve asked

Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park

We had considered going away for a quick break this week, but Luke had a bad back and the idea of lugging a tent around was less than appealing! However, I still wanted to do something outdoorsy with Finn so

Stowe Gardens

Stowe Gardens

We’ve been to Stowe before, so I won’t bore you with the details again. Last week I was eager to spend some time with Finn. Working 50 hours a week doesn’t leave a lot of free time so I wanted

West Runton Beach, Norfolk

West Runton Beach, Norfolk

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Norfolk was a morning at West Runton Beach. We parked in the car park on Water Lane (NR27 9QP) which costs £2.50 for the day. There are also public toilets and

Sheringham Park, Norfolk

Sheringham Park, Norfolk

One of the challenges when camping with a toddler is getting them to nap during the day. We’re lucky in that Finn is a very good sleeper, and will quite happily fall asleep in the pushchair or car. It’s obviously

Hardwick Hall

Hardwick Hall

I’m always looking for an interesting day out, and so decided to fit in another outing on the way back from our Peak District mini break. We called in at Hardwick Hall, our second National Trust visit after Longshaw, and