Happy 3rd Birthday to CBeebies Land!

A couple of weeks ago we went back to Alton Towers with the kids to celebrate CBeebies Land‘s 3rd birthday! We love CBeebies Land and Ava always has so much fun there – there are lots of great rides for younger kids, including two brand new ones – the Go Jetters Zoomster Vroom Ride, and the The Furchester Hotel Live…

A Trip to See ‘Lion’ at the Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux

Last week I got to take my step-brother who was over from New Zealand to the Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux. He used to live in Nottingham so he had been to the Showcase here before, but he hadn’t been since it’d had it’s brilliant makeover a couple of years ago. Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux I had told him how…

Merlin Annual Pass January Sale and Being an Ambassador in 2017!

“Say goodbye to grumpy and hello to awesome! Create a year to remember with a Merlin Annual Pass.” Last year we had a really fun year exploring loads of attractions around the country with our Merlin Annual Passes as blogger ambassadors. We went on the London Eye for the first time, took a few trips to Alton Towers, as well as…

Warwick Castle at Christmastime

I’d never been to Warwick Castle before, despite it only being around an hour away from me. But last Sunday we took a quick trip there for the afternoon with our Merlin Annual Passes to see the beautiful castle and grounds at Christmastime and to visit Santa. Warwick Castle is a really amazing place, with stunning grounds and castle. There’s…

The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

We’ve been to The Sealife Centre Birmingham quite a few times now – especially over the last year with our Merlin Annual Passes, and we love spending a couple of hours there, especially if the weather’s bad. There’s so much to see and it’s really interesting for both kids and adults. After you enter and past some tanks of fish,…