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A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

We absolutely loved Drayton’s Magical Christmas last year, so were looking forward to attending again this year on the opening weekend. Now in its tenth year, the Magical Christmas event is the perfect family day out and is a…

The best things in life are free: Our No Spend Weekend

Since we’ve just splashed out on our family holiday and we’re starting our home renovation in January, we’ve decided it’s time to tighten our purse strings in the run up to Christmas and start saving some money. We were…

Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

Family fun at Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

When it comes to fun days out for the family, our go-to destination is always Drayton Manor theme park. It’s not too far from us in Tamworth, and the Thomas Land attraction is such a magical place for younger…

#MySundayPhoto – Family time at Caughton Court

Last Sunday we used our National Trust membership for the first time in a long time and visited Caughton Court which is not too far from us. The gardens are beautiful at this time of year and we had…

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast at Resorts World Birmingham

Last week we were invited along to the Cineworld IMAX Cinema at Resorts World Birmingham to watch Beauty and The Beast. Beauty and the Beast is one of my all-time favourite Disney films, so I was super excited about…

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#MySundayPhoto – The Workhouse, Southwell

We spent this weekend at my parents’ house in Nottinghamshire. Yesterday with the weather being fairly decent, we decided to head outdoors.ย The hubby and I have National Trust membership, so we decided to visit The Workhouse in Southwell –…

Magical Christmas at Thomas Land

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

On Saturday we were invited along to review the Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor Park. Whilst the rest of the theme park is closed throughout the winter months, Thomas Land gets transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland for selected…

#MySundayPhoto – At the fairground

Over the bank holiday weekend we had my parents come and stay with us. Taylor adores her Nanna and Grandad and was such a little poppet all weekend.…

Just-so-festival

Upcoming family festivals in and around the west midlands

I always think that summer is all about making memories and embracing the opportunity to get outside and celebrate the warmer temperatures and longer days. Yes, I know it’s not all sunshine and heatwaves, but you won’t remember the…

Hatton Country world outdoor play

Hatton Country World – A review of our family day out

Every summer my sister and her family visit us from Dubai, so we take advantage of the time we have together and I always try and take them to a local family attractionย (in addition to our obligatory trip to…