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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Since he was very little L has always been a massive fan of Thomas the Tank Engine and Fireman Sam. Even now at 6 he still plays with his Thomas trains and tracks and his Fireman Sam figurines. When we were invited to visit Mattel Play! in Liverpool we were delighted. Mattel Play! is a 13000 square foot interactive play centre nestled in corner of the iconic Albert Dock in…

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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 areas). It is also home to a fascinating aviation museum. We…

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Christmas is less than eight weeks away, yes you read that right! Its almost time to crack open the mulled wine, mince pies, eat way to many pigs in blankets and demolish at least two massive boxes of Roses! I have put together a list of the very best Christmas events and family days out in and around Leicestershire (please note that some are in other Counties but just a…

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This term at school L is learning all about space. He’s always been really interested in planets and stars so with the focus being on space we decided it was time for a visit to the National Space Centre in Leicester. Getting there was fairly straight forward and I was really impressed with the amount of parking available. There is a charge of £3 per day so remember to take…

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