Days Out

Tapnell Farm At Christmas

One of our favourite places to visit on the Isle Of Wight is Tapnell Farm Park. It is one of those places that you can guarantee a day full of fun where you leave wishing the day was longer. We had been invited along to their Christmas Experience during our December trip to the island. We’ve not been to the …

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Santa Specials At The Isle of Wight Steam Railway

One of the amazing attractions that invited us to review their Christmas experiences this year was the Isle Of Wight Steam Railway. Of course with restrictions, we had concerns that this wouldn’t be able to take place but thankfully travel for work was allowed and the IOW Steam Railway was able to be open. We have been to the railway …

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Godshill Model Village – Isle of Wight 2020 – Day 3

The weather was absolutely incredible for our Isle Of Wight holiday. The early morning blessed us with over 20-degree heat, my perfect weather type so I woke up each morning feeling excited for a day of fun. For our third day on the island, we’d booked tickets to visit the Godshill Model Village. It’s a little attraction we have visited …

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St Helen’s Duver – Isle of Wight 2020 – day 2

I woke up really early on the first morning on the Isle Of Wight. There’s something about holidays that get me motivated for adventures and a new routine. I think I was the only grown-up awake. Our plans for our entire holiday was to take each day as it came. Make sure we did lots of outside adventures and kept …

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Godstone Farm At Halloween

It feels a bit bittersweet to be writing about our day out that happened just last week when we have a bit of uncertainty ahead of us. One of the first places we visited after the first lockdown was Godstone Farm and we excitedly got to head back to enjoy their Halloween fun this half term. It was a wet …

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We Went Pumpkin Picking

One of my favourite things about the autumn season is the pumpkins. For a few years now, I have made it a tradition to visit a local pumpkin patch. Sadly, this year our very local one has had to close super early and I don’t think we are going to be able to get there this half term. I’m extremely …

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Halloween Festival At Marsh Farm

As I’m sure you are all very aware, we love a day out at Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park. It stems from my memories there growing up although the farm has most certainly changed significantly since my childhood visits. We had been invited back for their Halloween Festival. This was our first event day since before lockdown and it felt …

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Travelling To The Isle Of Wight 2020 – Day 1

We had booked a trip to the Isle Of Wight last year. It was going to be a family getaway with Hubby’s Mum, her partner, his brother and his grandparents. Then the pandemic set in and our hopes to have a family getaway started to sink away. The initial and main lockdown in the UK felt long and tiresome. We …

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An Afternoon At Monkey Haven Isle Of Wight

Some of you may be aware that during the school summer holidays we headed for the Isle Of Wight on a little family holiday. I have lots of photos and memories that I’d love to share when I eventually get round to sorting them all out. Check out my YouTube playlist as our holiday videos are going live during September. …

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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo By Foot and Car After Lockdown

As you know, we have been venturing out much more recently. I have this horrible feeling that we may be heading towards another lockdown so I want to get my tribe out as much as we can but as safely as we can. Basically trying to live my life in the moment and enjoy every second. The next adventure that …

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Rainy Day At Hobbledown Farm

Trust me when I tell you, we are a fair-weather family. Don’t get me wrong, we’ll take on the cold and snow, but when it comes to rain you’ll find us snuggled on the sofa watching movies and sipping on hot chocolate. Seeing the weather forecast for our planned day out to Hobbledown was rather devastating. We decided to pull …

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Visiting Groombridge Place After Lockdown 2020

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of adjusting going on. This new world is a strange one that we are navigating slowly as a global community. Since Freya and Elsa returned to school, we have been venturing out more and doing so in the safest way we can. Making sure we stay in outdoor places that …

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Godstone Farm Reopens After Lockdown

It’s a rather weird feeling adjusting to life after lockdown. We have two of our daughters back to school and one at home still. Clubs aren’t on, there’s no real need to be anywhere and of course, there’s social distancing to navigate our way around. At the weekend we were invited to come along to Godstone Farm‘s reopening. It was …

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Marsh Farm Fairies & Dragons 2020

It’s time for another Marsh Farm post. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know this is probably one of our favourite places to visit in the UK. Our first adventure for 2020 was a Fairies & Dragons day. It ran over the February half term and although it isn’t on anymore, an exciting Easter Grotto …

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Andy & The Odd Socks Live In London

At the weekend we headed into London to be part of something exciting. It was the launch party of Andy and the Odd Socks brand new TV show, Andy and the Band, and we had the pleasure of being in the audience. We arrived early as always to find a spread of pastries, juice and hot drinks awaiting us. It …

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