Category: Travel and Days Out

A day spent at National Trust Ightham Mote

We’ve been members of the National Trust for just over a year but never visited Ightham Mote before Despite the fact that it is about a fifteen minute drive away. I know, ridiculous! My mum bought us membership for Christmas 2017 and we visited Knole, Chartwell, Emmetts and Scotney Castle. …

Godstone Farm – Fun for all the family in Surrey

Last half term were were invited to review Godstone Farm in Surrey as part of my Days Out series Godstone Farm has been a family favourite locally for many years. It’s in Surrey, about half an hour drive from Sevenoaks. Obviously things have changed since I was little. There is …

Save the Sevenoaks Vintage Bus!

The Sevenoaks Vintage Bus, or “Big Red Bus” as it’s known in our house, is under threat Sevenoaks Town Partnership have this morning (28th February 2019) sent a press release launching a Save the Vintage Bus Campaign. It appears that Knole no longer wishes to grant the bus access for …

Things to do in Sevenoaks in February half term

February half term. School holidays in Sevenoaks in February – what is there to do?  I have compiled a list of things in and around Sevenoaks to keep the kids entertained. Some are free and others will cost a few pounds.  First of all, February is snowdrop season – spring …

A weekend away in Liverpool

Years ago a friend of mine moved from daaan saaaf to Liverpool She worked in a bar at the docks and had a whale of a time – as twenty-somethings do when living miles from home. Often spotting Hollyoaks stars it was the place to go for weekends. I didn’t …

Chatham Dockyard – A Review

As a 400-year-old dock yard, Chatham Dockyard might not be your first thought when looking for a day out with children But I had heard great things about it from friends so when Chatham Dockyard invited us to go for the day I jumped at the chance. It is a …

Dinosaurs in the Wild – A review

Everyone loves dinosaurs these days, right? On Sunday we went to the latest dinosaur attraction Dinosaurs in the Wild. Luckily for us it was just a train and tube ride to the O2, then about a 15 minute walk to the building that contains the ‘research facility’. It is well …

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