Back to Alton Towers: Our First Visit With Coronavirus Restrictions in Place

I wrote yesterday about our trip to CBeebies land, so by now, you’ve probably already worked out that this weekend we took our first visit to Alton Towers post-covid. This was, in fact, our first visit to any larger national-scale venue since the coronavirus restrictions started to lift, so I thought I would write aContinue reading “Back to Alton Towers: Our First Visit With Coronavirus Restrictions in Place”

CBeebies Land Makes Alton Towers Worth Visiting With Younger Kids

If you’re visiting Alton Towers with pre-schoolers or visiting Alton towers with younger kids (Boy5 is in his reception year at school) then CBeebies land is the jewel in the crown of Alton Towers: the one part of the park that makes visiting with kids of this age totally worth doing. There aren’t that manyContinue reading “CBeebies Land Makes Alton Towers Worth Visiting With Younger Kids”

A Winter Weekend: Alton Tower’s Pirate and Princess Takeover

Just two weeks before Covid-19 locked down the country, we took our last ‘normal world’ weekend away: We headed to the Alton Towers February half term offering for their Pirate and Princess takeover, and to celebrate our youngest’s last birthday out of lockdown. Sadly the Alton Towers February half term event was cancelled for 2021,Continue reading “A Winter Weekend: Alton Tower’s Pirate and Princess Takeover”