• Days Out,  Review

    11 Things We Love About Visiting Diggerland Kent

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    In the February Half Term, we were invited to visit Diggerland Kent. This would be our third visit. The first time we visited was in July 2016. It was a treat for Ethan and we left Little E at home with Nanny. The following year we visited with Little E too as Diggerland wanted her to put their new Little Tikes Wheelz Play Zone to the test. In this review, I thought I would share with you the 11 Things We Love About Visiting Diggerland Kent. 1. Driving The Mini Landrovers Little E got the chance to drive Mini Landrovers when she took part in the Off-Road Explorers experience at…

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    Visiting Toothless and Light Fury at Shrek’s Adventure London

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    Over the February Half term the latest How To Train Your Dragon adventure premiered at the cinema, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. At the same time, Toothless and Light Fury joined Shrek’s DreamWorks Friends at Shrek’s adventure London. We visited Shrek’s adventure last summer to meet Princess Poppy at the Trolls Festival. Both Ethan and Little E really enjoyed their day out there so we were happy to visit again to meet Toothless and Light Fury from How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. You will find the How To Train Your Dragon meet in the Shrek’s DreamWorks Friends area at Shrek’s Adventure. You enter this…

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    Red Letter Days Afternoon Tea At Wivenhoe House

    Whilst looking for items to include in my Valentine’s Day gift guide I was contacted by Red Letter Days. Red Letter Days allow you to give the gift of unforgettable experiences. They asked us to choose an experience to review and we decided to have an early Valentines Day treat of afternoon tea at Wivenhoe House. Wivenhoe House is a beautiful hotel just minutes from Colchester town. Yet it is surrounded by glorious parkland. Wivenhoe House is an eighteenth century Grade II. Giving you the chance to combine history with the comforts of contemporary living. Wivenhoe House has a brasserie and bar that is open every day serving lunch and…

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    Twilight Christmas Experience at Colchester Zoo

    We haven’t visited Colchester Zoo for a while now. When our Zoo passes run our a few years ago we didn’t renew them. At the time Darren’s shift work meant we wouldn’t be able to use them as much as we wanted to. When I got the email about the Twilight Christmas Experience at Colchester Zoo I knew I wanted to take the children to the event. It mentioned viewing the Christmas lights on the land train. Ethan loves Christmas lights so I knew he would enjoy it. Having visited Santas grotto at Colchester Zoo numerous times and taking Ethan to the breakfast with Santa event. I knew we wouldn’t…

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    The Christmas Spectacular Show REVIEW

    On Thursday we had an invite to see Alex Morley’s The Christmas Spectacular Show at Stonham Barns in Suffolk. If you are looking for a Christmas show for all the family and a panto just isn’t for you. You will be mad to miss this Christmas spectacular! The Christmas Spectacular Show Alex Morley’s Christmas production is full of magic, singing, dancing, acrobatics, and humor. It really is an amazing show for all the family. Captivating our children throughout the whole 90-minute performance. Considering Ethan has autism and finds it hard to sit still the cast captured his attention. He didn’t move once and engaged with everything. Even laughing at the…

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