Review of the Enchanted Manor Museum

We visited Stratford-upon-Avon in February half term to visit The Enchanted Manor Museum on Henley Street, next to William Shakespeare’s birthplace.

Review of Gruffalo Spotter Trail

We visited Cannock Chase Birches Valley Forest Centre in February Half Term to check out the new Gruffalo Spotters Trail app. The new app allows you to follow the Gruffalo trail through the forest and at certain points parts of the trail come to life through the app with the characters from the Gruffalo including…

Weekend Away in Aberdovey

Although a trip to the seaside in mid-winter doesn’t sound that appealing, we enjoyed a few days away over New Year in the small town of Aberdovey in Mid Wales. Aberdovey or Aberdyfi is a harbour seaside resort with a beautiful beach – four miles of golden sand-dune backed shorelines. In the summer, the resort…

Unusual Ideas for February Half Term

February half term is approaching!! I am looking forward to having some great family days out in the Midlands this half term and have started to look around for ideas. And, I have found some good ideas, some which you may not have thought of. Family Murder Mystery Trail at Aston Hall Aston Hall in…

Review of Ash End Farm

It’s hard to enjoy a family day out in the cold winter months. I feel like I am forever waiting for the sun to appear just a little bit. However, a trip to the local farm is always a good idea as many of the attractions are under cover and you are wrapped up warm…

Family Days Out to see the First Signs of Spring

Now February has come, it’s time to start planning family days out to see the first signs of spring in the Midlands! I love taking the kids out for the day to see if we can spot snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils. The Woodland Trust have this great activity sheet for children to spot the first…