Free School Holiday Activities in Norwich and Norfolk

The long stretch of the school holidays are just a week away, and parents up and down the country are already beginning to panic about how they’re going to entertain the kids! This year our already-lengthy six week holiday is actually a seven week holiday. We’re planning to spend two of those weeks in KosContinue reading “Free School Holiday Activities in Norwich and Norfolk”

Challenge Woods at The Nest: A New Adventure in Norwich

Another new adventure for us, and another local adventure too. The Challenge Woods is based at The Nest, which is the Norwich City Football Club Community Hub. Friends of ours had visited, and raved about what a fun (and affordable) experience it was, so we decided to give it a go! The Nest’s Challenge WoodContinue reading “Challenge Woods at The Nest: A New Adventure in Norwich”

An Update on Disneyland Paris For Annual Pass Holders

By far the most popular post I have written has been ‘The Benefits of Having a Disneyland Paris Annual Pass (and Why we got Them)’ which attracts tonnes of traffic every week. Sadly, this traffic is making me feel guilty because, since the Disneyland Paris park reopened earlier this month, a lot of the informationContinue reading “An Update on Disneyland Paris For Annual Pass Holders”

Delicious Eats at Norwich Junkyard Market

Today is one of those rarest posts and rarest occasions: a night out without the kids! And as a dedicated lover of food carts, junk food, and cocktails, there was no better place to go than the Junkyard Market in Norwich, which started as a pop-up and is now a permanent feature in the city.Continue reading “Delicious Eats at Norwich Junkyard Market”

A Lazy Saturday Afternoon in Wroxham

We haven’t been on any ‘Big Adventures’ this week, but I thought I would share one of our favourite ways to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon: eating chips and feeding swans in Wroxham! Wroxham is considered the jewel of the Norfolk Broads, and if you’re visiting the area for your summer holiday then you’ll findContinue reading “A Lazy Saturday Afternoon in Wroxham”

Brilliant Beccles Lido: Fun With Kids, or Without!

I like to think my boys have inherited a lot from me: my sense of humour, my blue eyes, and my love of travel, to name a few! But one thing that they definitely share with both me and my husband is our love of being in the water; we are a family of fish!Continue reading “Brilliant Beccles Lido: Fun With Kids, or Without!”

How to Have a Holiday Without Leaving the House

Most kids have vivid imaginations, so it doesn’t take a lot of effort to turn your home into their dream holiday destination! Make-believe lockdown holidays was something we did a lot during the peak of the coronavirus crisis; we went to Scotland to see Granny, Disneyland, Tokyo, and even explored all the monuments in Rome.Continue reading “How to Have a Holiday Without Leaving the House”

Hotel Review: Best Western Moore Place Hotel, Aspley Guise

The boys had a very busy half term! At the end of a week in Scotland with their Granny and Grandad, they drove down to Aspley Guise (Bedfordshire) for a very special event: Their Grandma was getting married! Both boys were handsome page boys, and the wedding breakfast and party took place at the BestContinue reading “Hotel Review: Best Western Moore Place Hotel, Aspley Guise”

A Wonderful Week on the Isle of Lewis: The Perfect Island for Kids

My dear old mum and dad live on the Isle of Lewis, and (before Covid interupted everything, of course) we are lucky enough to get up to the Island to visit them at least once or twice a year. This half term we visited for the first time in 18 months, and it was wonderful!Continue reading “A Wonderful Week on the Isle of Lewis: The Perfect Island for Kids”

Top Tips For Driving in Scotland

Scotland is a rugged and beautiful country, but for someone who is more used to driving on either the flat roads of Norfolk or vast expanses of motorway, some of the narrower and more winding roads can be a little daunting! The drive from our house to our final destination (the Isle of Lewis, whereContinue reading “Top Tips For Driving in Scotland”