It was a cold fresh evening when we made our way through the streets of Coventry towards the historic Coventry Cathedral. Just a few days earlier the city of Coventry was announced as the UK City of Culture 2021. One of the cities most historical and beautiful points of interest is the Cathedral. Overlooking University Square this stunning building sits in the shadow of the original Cathedral which was all…

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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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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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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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