Exploring Dunster and walking the Tall Tree Trail – Somerset 

Over the October half term break we visited Butlins in Somerset for three nights. We were really keen to try and explore some of the area whilst we were down there. In reality though we got caught up in the Butlins bubble and didn’t leave the resort at all for three days. On the way home we decided we wanted to venture into the Exmoor National Park for the day.…

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Magic awaits at the National Forest Adventure Farm North Pole Adventure – Staffordshire

Since having our little boy the true magic of Christmas has returned to our adult lives! This year L is so excited about the festive season. In fact he’s been counting the days since Halloween. Every year we try to attend at least one lovely Christmas event, whether it’s visiting Father Christmas’ grotto or exploring wonderful Christmas markets. This year I really wanted to do something extra special. When the…

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Butlins Minehead Seaside Apartment Review

Over the October half term break we visited Butlins Minehead for three nights. We’ve been to Butlins (Minehead and Skegness) a fair few times previously and it’s honestly one of our favourite places. I will be doing a separate post about our visit but for this post I’m just going to focus on the accommodation. One of the best things about the Butlins resorts is the variety of accommodation that…

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Plane spotting at East Midlands Aeropark

Please note that East Midlands Aeropark is currently closed (July 2020) Our little boy is obsessed with planes. He dreams of being a pilot and has built up quite a collection of model airplanes over the years. We live very near to East Midlands airport so we spend alot of time there plane spotting! East Midlands Aeropark is the official viewing area for the airport (we sometimes view from other…

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King Richard III Visitors Centre – Leicestershire

The county of Leicestershire has a wealth of history and amazing stories to tell. None more famous than that of King Richard III. The King Richard III Visitors Centre opened in 2014 and is dedicated to telling the story of King Richards life, death and his discovery some 527 years later. Located inside a stunning Victorian Gothic revival building, once home to a school. The building is located next door…

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