Category: For kids & families

A morning at Diggerland, Kent (during a heatwave)

Diggerland in Strood, Kent is a place we’ve been waiting to visit for a while. My son (a big fan of construction vehicles!) is quite short for his age and has taken forever to hit 90cm – the minimum height for going on any of the diggers. Finally he did, …

Howletts Wild Animal Park and the new Animals of the Ice Age exhibit

Howletts Wild Animal Park in Bekesbourne near Canterbury, Kent is one of two wild animal parks in the area run by the Aspinall Foundation, a conservation charity; the other being Port Lympne in Hythe. Both of the parks run breeding programmes for some extremely endangered species, with an aim to …

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park in Dorset: A review

Recently I was asked to review a holiday cottage in the New Forest, which happened to be near the border of Dorset. When looking into things to do in the local area, I remembered that I followed Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park on Twitter and sent them a message. They kindly …

Peppa Pig World has two new rides and we went to try them

Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park theme park has recently expanded, with two new rides; Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club and The Queen’s Flying Coach Ride, which are up and ready to open to the public on the 16th May 2018. This weekend they held two Grand Preview events and we …

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