Category Archives: Days Out

Go Ape with teenagers

Your children get to a certain age and they pretty much don’t want to do anything with you. Because it’s: Lame. Or boring. Not with their mates. Or ‘are you joking?’ After years and years of days out together I’m … Continue reading

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Autumn with the National Trust

We woke up today and the weather was quite frankly rubbish. Cold, wet, grey with no promise of the sun making any kind of appearance. Another day in front of the TV loomed large. But as it was the final … Continue reading

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The Crocky Trail

The best family days out, as far as my kids are concerned, are ones where you get covered in mud. Scuffed knees, wet socks and fingernails so dirty, 20 minutes sat in the bath still fails to remove everything from … Continue reading

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