Staffordshire

Conkers!

A day out at Conkers!

This bank holiday weekend we were given a groupon voucher for Conkers, Swadlincote, by some friends who were unable to make use of it. It’s about an hour away from where we live and yet was somewhere we hadn’t been before, so we were pretty excited to have a family day out there. Conkers is […]

Meeting Santa!

Meeting Santa in the Servants Quarters

Last weekend we enjoyed a family trip to Shugborough Hall to meet Santa Claus. The day had been planned by the grandparents and it was a lovely surprise to see the 3 cousins together again! As is standard for our days out, the weather was suitably cold with a real chilly wind just to keep […]

Bosworth Water Park

We love to discover new places and recently I saw some pics on facebook of a friend enjoying a family day out at Bosworth Water Park. So, of course, I had to look into it, as I had never heard of it! And the next sunny day we had, we set off to have a […]

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Drayton Manor Park and Thomasland Part 2

And so for the second part of our trip to Drayton Manor… After the Dinotrail, we headed back through the zoo to hit the big rollercoaster. The Ben 10 ride. We didn’t stop to see many of the animals but we watched the gibbons giving a swinging display to their audience, saw the meerkats watching […]

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Drayton Manor Theme Park and Thomasland Part 1

We were at a loss as to what to do last Sunday. The weather was okay – well, it wasn’t raining anyway! – so Daddy and I suggested a trip out somewhere. We gave them a few options but it was pretty evident which one would win the vote! Drayton Manor and Thomasland are about […]

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