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Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk

20 Places We Want To Visit in 2017

  Now we’re back from our half-term break, I’ve been thinking about our next holiday, probably in the summer, and also plotting lots of days out and family time! Here is my top 20 lists of places for days out in and around London…

23rd February 2017

Fire! Fire! at The Museum of London

A day at the Museum of London including the Fire! Fire! Exhibition This September was 350 years since the Great Fire of London of 1666 and the Museum of London has a wonderful, immersive exhibition to commemorate this anniversary. We went along to see it…

24th October 2016
Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk

The Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk, Audley End, Essex

A day at the The Enchanted Fairy and Elf Walk at the Miniature Railway in Audley End.  We joined some friends on Monday for a magical adventure – a day of finding fairies and elves in beautiful woodland and a miniature train ride! The…

12th August 2016

10 Tips for Taking Kids to Art Galleries

I’m gearing up to take Seren (aged 4.5) on her first art gallery trip and have been researching ways to make the experience as much fun / less stressy as possible. I’ve come up with 10 tips, though the top 3 would be snacks…

6th April 2016

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

We went to Whipsnade Zoo for Imogen’s birthday outing last week. It was a truly fabulous day out! In most zoos I’ve visited I’ve always been a teensy bit worried about the animals and whether they have enough space, enough greenery, enough of a “natural”…

21st May 2015
Adventures Memories

6 Things To Do in May

We have a pretty exciting month coming up in May; Imogen turns 1 and we have a holiday planned too. I’m struggling to think past those things but I’ve realised it’s also half term at the end of the month (doesn’t it seem like…

1st May 2015
Adventures Memories

Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

A couple of Sundays ago we took the girls to Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park as a birthday treat for Seren. We managed to keep it a surprise for her until we got there too! The night before I packed her Peppa Pig bag…

3rd October 2014
Adventures Memories

Paradise Wildlife Park

At the beginning of July, a friend who has a little boy the same age as Seren, asked us if we fancied going to Paradise Wildlife Park for the day. What I really fancied doing was staying at home in my safe bubble but I…

26th August 2014
Adventures Memories

The Story Hat

We went to a lovely gem of a pre-school group last week, The Story Hat at Baskervilles Tea Shop in Palmers Green. We’ve been to a number of groups that involve singing, dancing, bubbles (not the champagne kind) and a bit of a story…

8th October 2012