Wild Place Project

Our Muddy Easter Adventures: Wild Place Project Review

Whilst on our Easter holidays in North Somerset we set off for a day out at Wild Place Project. The park, which is just minutes away from Junction 17 of M5 near Bristol, promised a day of getting close to a range of animals and the opportunity to explore and play in the woodland landscape. … Continue reading Our Muddy Easter Adventures: Wild Place Project Review

Mattel Play Liverpool

Fun with Thomas, Bob and Sam at Mattel Play, Liverpool

During February half term we went on a family adventure to Liverpool, somewhere we'd not been to before. We were keen to explore new places and see what Liverpool has to offer for families. After arriving by train we headed towards Albert Docks to Mattel Play. It was an easy 15 minute walk from the … Continue reading Fun with Thomas, Bob and Sam at Mattel Play, Liverpool

Lapworth Museum of Geology

Dinosaur Hunting at Lapworth Museum of Geology

Sunday turned out to be a wet and miserable day, so we had a search for something that we could do indoors together. Mr Mack came across The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham. Mini has been learning about dinosaurs and volcanoes at school recently so this sounded like a great idea. … Continue reading Dinosaur Hunting at Lapworth Museum of Geology

hanbury hall

Hanbury Hall: Kicking off our year of National Trust Adventures

Last year we had lots of family adventures using our Annual Merlin Passes. This year we decided we wanted to do something different. Therefore, we asked Nanny and Grandad to kindly buy us a family membership with the National Trust for the year for Christmas. We have previously been members around 3 years ago and … Continue reading Hanbury Hall: Kicking off our year of National Trust Adventures

Story time with Santa: Christmas fun at Warwick Castle

The first weekend of December hit and I was excited to get into the Christmas spirit with some family fun. We decided to use our Merlin Annual Passes to visit Warwick Castle, we'd visited earlier in the year to see the jousting and were looking forward to the Castle looking festive and wintery. As soon … Continue reading Story time with Santa: Christmas fun at Warwick Castle

the snowman tour

Getting into the Christmas Spirit : The Snowman Tour 2017

Getting into the Christmas Spirit I have always found Christmas to be a magical time of year however, since having Mini the magic just gets better as I have the chance to see it through her eyes too. Once the Christmas season has started I like to plan family activities so that we can spend … Continue reading Getting into the Christmas Spirit : The Snowman Tour 2017

woolacombe beach in the sunshine

Top Family Days out around Ilfracombe and North Devon

We’ve recently spent a week on holiday with family in Ilfracombe. We were with the whole Mackcracken clan, all 15 of us with varying ages of children (4-12) to keep entertained, staying in one large holiday house. We were very lucky with the weather whilst we were away and only had one rainy day. We … Continue reading Top Family Days out around Ilfracombe and North Devon

Our family day out at Chessington World of Adventures

When we found out that Mini had a teacher training day before May half term we decided to plan a visit to Chessington World of Adventures in the hope that it wouldn't be too busy with most other children still at school. Luckily my Sister lives about an hour away from Chessington so we travelled … Continue reading Our family day out at Chessington World of Adventures

Rainy Bank Holiday Monday at Think Tank Birmingham

We had so many plans for this Whitsun Bank Holiday which all involved being outdoors and ending the day with a BBQ. Mr Mack and I had spent some time away from Mini yesterday doing a Sushi class and lunch with friends so we had told her we were going to have some family time today. Those … Continue reading Rainy Bank Holiday Monday at Think Tank Birmingham