Days out with a toddler: Howletts Wild Animal Park

We love a zoo, and are spoilt for choice in Kent as we have plenty within a 90-minute drive, Howletts being one of them.

As always pennies are tight and we did a bit of research to find deals and the cheapest place to visit,

Most places offered adult admission for around the £20 mark and most charged for children two and over; a little naughty in my opinion – especially when a child ticket is a couple of pounds less than an adult… Continue reading “Days out with a toddler: Howletts Wild Animal Park”

Days out with a toddler: Proms in the Park(Whatman Park – Maidstone)

Just a little outside of Maidstone Town Centre is a lovely park we found by accident last year.

Whatman Park is on the banks of the River Medway and is a true hidden gem tucked out-of-the-way and a lovely place for picnics and peace away from busy roads and noise. Continue reading “Days out with a toddler: Proms in the Park(Whatman Park – Maidstone)”

Boogie Monsters – a live gig for the whole family

Pre-baby I loved to go out-out most weekends and dance the night away or catch live bands; as we all know life changes completely post-baby and now me and the hubs are lucky if we catch five minutes to dance in the kitchen let alone go out-out.

On a particularly terrible two/tantrum related stressful day last week I spotted a poster outside my local theatre for something that really intrigued me. Continue reading “Boogie Monsters – a live gig for the whole family”

Days Out with a Toddler: Little Fant Farm

This weekend we had some beautiful weather and a toddler with more energy than the Duracell bunny.

Saturday we visited Leeds Castle and had a lovely day; but despite the mountain of washing I needed to conquer I decided to take the mancub out for a few hours to try and burn off some energy.

I love the Spring and Summer and I feel incredibly lucky to live in Kent, especially on a beautiful sunny day. Continue reading “Days Out with a Toddler: Little Fant Farm”

Days Out with a Toddler: Leeds Castle, Kent

We are really lucky to live five minutes down the road from Leeds Castle and until a few years ago I had never been.  I have taken the mancub a few times now and I rate it so highly I really wanted to review it on my blog properly. Continue reading “Days Out with a Toddler: Leeds Castle, Kent”

#MySundayPhoto – Family Walk

#MySundayPhoto – Sunday 7th May 2017 – a family walk along the river

This is my first time linking up and I really regret selling my DSLR last year, I really want to get back into photography, so for now my iPhone will have to do.
My first photo is my little man jumping on a pillbox along the River Medway yesterday; he loves all the sights, smells and sounds we experience and it’s lovely at Spring time.
My second is us discovering our shadows and the mancub trying to pin his down, bless him.
The plan for next week is to have a go at cycling the river path – I’ve been looking online for a new bike, and possibly a seat so the boy can come to, I’ve been looking online for cycling bargains in in my local cycling shop too.
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Days Out with a Toddler: The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

We live about an hour from Dungeness and both me and hubs have fond memories of day trips to Dungeness and rides on the little train that runs there.  We last visited when I was pregnant and now the small one is 2.5 it seemed a no-brainer to take the transport-obsessed mancub for a day out.

The weather looked a little hit and miss yesterday but we decided to go anyways, figuring the train was undercover and we were hardy parental-explorer-folk anyway.

 

So, a bit of info… The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway is a miniature railway running 13.5 miles from Hythe to Dungeness.  The trains are steam and diesel locomotives and there is plenty to see and do along the way.

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