Christmas Roundup

With the new year kicking in, I thought I would look back at the great family days out in the Midlands that we enjoyed over Christmas. Middleton Hall Middleton Hall is situated near Tamworth and is open as a museum and gardens. There is a courtyard of small shops and café to visit too. We…

The Costs of Seeing Santa

It seems you can see the Father Christmas just about anywhere in the Midlands this Christmas! From shopping malls, garden centres, visitor attractions and fayres, everywhere has a Santa’s Grotto. However, when I price up how much a family of four costs to see Santa we are talking nearly £100 at some places and certainly…

Top 5 Rainy Day Ideas

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring! So, it’s the summer holidays and we all had visions of picnics in the park but as it’s England we never know if it’s going to tip it down or not. Whist there are so many things to do indoors to keep the kids entertained, there is only so much Peppa…

Chocoheaven at Cadbury World

For a birthday treat we headed to Cadbury World. You have to pre-book to go and as it was Good Friday it was heaving so I can see why you needed to book. There is lots of car parking and the attraction was easy enough to navigate from the motorways. When we arrived we headed…