The Gruffalo Trail, Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood

The best way to enjoy a winters day, if you’re not enjoying a pyjama day on the sofa, is wrapping up warm and taking a walk with the kids. I am guilty, as are many of us Mums, of feeling guilty if we don’t do something ‘fun’ whether that be…

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Partyman World of Play, Basildon

Partyman World of Play is situated on the Burnt Mills estate, Basildon & is a great softplay centre with ample parking & facilities to take the little ones to visit. It’s perfect for sitting and keeping an eye on your little ones, especially if you have more than one as…

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Festive Day out with Thomas, East Anglian Railway Museum

Festive Day out with Thomas has become something of a yearly tradition over the last three years, so I was beyond excited when we were given tickets to this year’s Festive Day out with Thomas at the East Anglian Railway Museum in Earls Colne. Frankie is a train spotter in…

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Jack & The Beanstalk, Mercury Theatre, Colchester

We were lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of Jack & The Beanstalk at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester last week & the panto was an absolute joy! Despite Frankie’s initial horror at the dark packed theatre, he was soon won over by the delightful cast &…

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The Father Christmas Experience, Marsh Farm

If you are looking to take the children somewhere they won’t forget this Christmas, The Father Christmas Experience at Marsh Farm has to be top of your list! We had an absolutely magical time! The amount of effort, detail & landscaping of the whole ‘set’ is just fantastic and worth…

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