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Review of Cadbury World, Bournville in Birmingham

Cadbury World, set in Bournville in Birmingham is easily signposted from the M5, and really easy to find and access by car with ample car parking available.  However, you can also just as easily arrive by train and walk just a few minutes from the station to the attraction itself (National Rail also do discounts …

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Challenge Academy in Baggeridge Country Park

Hidden away in the heart of Baggeridge Country Park, Challenge Academy is a high ropes adventure course which is suitable for all ages.  Challenge Academy is a community interest project with a wealth of outdoor activity deliver experience.  Their aim is to being innovative and accessible outdoor learning opportunities to the community and to engage …

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Moon Landing themed adventures at the National Forest Adventure Farm

Set in the heart of the National Forest, the National Forest Adventure Farm has become one of our family favourites.  Having been lucky enough to be invited to explore their Dinosaur and Pirate themed adventures in the past, and this year, to explore the Moon Landing Maize Maze and Space Adventures. There is so much …

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5 Places to see Father Christmas in Gloucestershire this Christmas 2020

Gloucestershire is a fabulous place to celebrate Christmas. Festive family events take place across the county. To help you choose the most the most memorable and magical experiences to take your kids to we’ve asked local blogger, Lisa from Travel Loving Family, to share the best places to see Father Christmas in Gloucestershire… Christmas on …

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5 places to Visit Santa in Nottinghamshire this Christmas 2021

There are plenty of places to visit Santa in Nottinghamshire, but here are our 5 favourite places to see Santa in Nottinghamshire this Christmas. 1. Rufford Abbey Set in beautiful parkland in North Nottinghamshire, Rufford Abbey provides the perfect setting for a visit to Santa. Santa’s Grotto will be open from mid November and at selected …

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Top 10 Places to Visit Santa in The West Midlands

Top 10 Places to Visit Father Christmas in The West Midlands in 2021. National Sea Life Centre No dates as yet for 2021 A visit to the Sea Life Centre has always been a popular choice for our children, particularly when they were small.  Little ones especially like the fact that so much of it …

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Do you believe in fairies? | Fairy Hunting at Weston Park

Do you believe in fairies?  We most certainly do and when we were asked to go fairy hunting at Weston Park this Summer we were very excited to see what was in store for us… Weston Park itself is set amongst historical ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and it is the area of Temple Wood that is …

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10 Things to do in Nottinghamshire with Kids

Nottinghamshire is a great county to visit for family friendly days out. It borders Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire making it accessible for many people. Although we live in Lincolnshire we often find ourselves in Nottinghamshire. There is plenty to do in the area and with a lot of great places to stay it’s …

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Attingham Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

During our week in Newtown in Wales we decided to drive an hour to visit Attingham Park National Trust as it came highly recommended by other parents. Having checked on the website and realising that there was a Spooky Trail on, I packed the bag of fancy dress I had added to the car at the …

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