If a day spent trying out archery, segways, forest bushcraft, climbing, golf and den building sounds like your idea of a perfect Sunday you need to reserve the 23rd April in your calendar for Forest Activities Festival!
This article features 30+ Easter events in Gloucestershire handpicked by me, a local mum. The events are divided into – budget friendly Easter ideas, local attractions offering Easter activities and attractions within a short drive of Gloucestershire. Good rainy day options are clearly highlighted, (just in case this gorgeous spring weather doesn’t last!)
We celebrated Easter last year with a visit to Wyevale Garden Centre in Gloucester to have breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Alice from Alice in Wonderland. If you are considering booking it as a special treat for your children this Easter we can definitely recommend it. The event is taking place at selected Wyevale Garden Centres from the 1st to the 23rd April, pre booking is essential. This is how we got on last Easter…
It feels like we’ve only just got back into the swing of the morning school run after the Christmas break but the half term holidays are here already! This article highlights a selection of the best February half term events in Gloucestershire.
Last year my four year old muttered those words that every parent dreads, “he wasn’t the real Santa was he mummy?” We were on our way home after our third visit to Santa in a month. Charlie was only four, although he was old enough to realise that the teenager in a badly fitted felt red suit did not look anything like Santa.
The build up to Christmas is as magical for children and families as Christmas day itself. With so many events taking place in the county it is difficult to choose which ones to attend. This article lists over 30 Christmas events taking place in Gloucestershire, handpicked by me, a local mum.
Looking for inspiration for entertaining your kids over the October half term holidays? Below you will find many ideas handpicked by me, a local Gloucestershire mum, taking place over the next couple of weeks including lots of Halloween themed events!
Last weekend we visited Puzzlewood, Perrygrove Railway, Dean Heritage Centre and the Forest of Dean Sculpture Park. It was an action packed weekend which involved treasure hunts, creating forest arts and crafts, tree top adventures and walking ferrets! We share our reviews and top tips for visiting the Forest of Dean here in our latest post…
Have you ever stayed in a place that just feels right? A place where you could imagine you and your family living? This weekend we were invited to discover what there is on offer to entertain families in the Forest of Dean. We stayed in an idyllic two bedroom cottage called Parish Mill located on the edge of the Forest of Dean in Longhope.
Yesterday I spent the afternoon chasing my boys through the vibrant lavender fields at Cotswolds Lavender. If you have not been before I would definitely recommend a visit, although you will have to be quick as they are currently harvesting the crop to make essential lavender oils. The last day to visit is this Sunday, the 7th August. The farm will then close until next summer.
Hands up if you like the idea of taking your kids to a weekend music festival but are apprehensive that it could be a big expensive messy mistake? Honestly, you are not alone! For years I have admired photos on Facebook taken by friends who made festivals with kids look relaxing, effortless and fun!
Worried about how you are going to entertain your children over the six-week summer holidays without spending a fortune?! Below you will find 50 ideas handpicked by me, a local mum, for summer holiday fun in Gloucestershire. The events and activities are divided into – free events; budget ideas that won’t break the bank; days out and rainy day ideas (in case this gorgeous weather doesn’t continue!)