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

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

Longshaw Estate

Longshaw Estate

Last week we headed to the Peak District for a few days. It was kind of a mini honeymoon, but also just because we fancied a break after all the wedding craziness. Despite some unfavorable forecasts, it didn’t rain. I

Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park

We’ve been trying to make the most of the decent weather lately and get outside as much as possible. It’s also been a great opportunity to visit local (and local-ish) places that we’ve never been to. Following on from our