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Days Out: Wakehurst Place, West Sussex {National Trust}

We’ve been coming to Wakehurst Place for YEARS. It’s only up the M23 from Brighton; around 30-40 minutes away, and near to the South of England Showground, near Lindfield. Wakehurst is probably one of the bigger National Trust locations in Sussex. You can easily spend a whole day here. The last time we came, T

Days Out: Barleylands Farm Park, Essex [AD – Press Trip]

Last week we were invited to Barleylands Farm in Essex for Half Term to visit their new nocturnal and exotic animals exhibit, which has recently opened at the farm within their Discovery Centre. Although we often remain in the local area during half terms (unless we’re going away properly!), it’s always a treat to travel

A Hectic (but fun!) Half Term.

Although T doesn’t have many to his name, out of the half term breaks he’s had so far, this one has been pretty epic. In comparison to his last half term break – where we went to the Isle of Wight – we decided to stay at home and see what was on offer in

London: Winter Wonderland, Zippos Circus, and Mr Men & Little Miss

On the rare occasion we went to London as a child, my fondest memory was always the wonderful window displays in places like Oxford Street and Regent Street at Christmas time. They always looked so grand and somewhat magical. I remember spending a long time mesmerised by the lights and winter animals. Now that T

Days Out: A Family Day at Plumpton Racecourse [AD – Press Visit]

Last Sunday, we were invited to Plumpton Racecourse in Lewes to visit their annual ‘Family Day’ event, which is part of Great British Racing’s Under 18’s┬ásummer campaign. We’d never been to a horse racing course before, so we were interested to see how family friendly it really was. Our only previous experience of horse racing

Days Out: WWT Wetland Centre, Arundel [AD – Press Visit]

Last weekend we were invited to the WWT Wetland Centre in Arundel for the day which, surprisingly, was our first ever visit. Despite being regular visitors to the historic town, we’ve never got round to visiting the Wetland Centre, so when they invited us to come see them for the day we weren’t going to