Impromptu Scavenger Hunt – Kenilworth

Tots100 and Center Parcs have challenged bloggers to have an adventure outdoors this month.  See this webpage for more details, where Center Parcs photography expert, Rick Heath has shared his top tips. I was most inspired by Rick’s tip create a photography scavenger hunt and his first tip take some springtime selfies of you and your family enjoying yourselves on a walk in your local park. – See more at: scavenger hunt

It was a warm morning and as we set off for home, after the school run, Jack and I decided we should go out somewhere and “do something” before he went to nursery in the afternoon.

I came up with a quick and fun idea – a scavenger hunt – and we headed over to Kenilworth to a lovely place called Abbey Fields.


our list for starters

Before leaving, I grabbed a plastic tub to gather our treasures in and some paper and a pen to make a quick list of things we needed to find and do whilst we were there.

It’s been a while since we have been over to Kenilworth but a friend had told me about its recent improvements.

We had a lovely morning, playing in the newly improved playground and then we went on our treasure hunt to find all our items and more.

We also had great fun blowing and catching bubbles and I introduced Jack to dandelion clocks and taught him to blow on them.

I had to repeat this exercise with Rachel after school as she was very jealous!



Here are all the treasures we gathered:

daisy, dandelion, feathers, stones and leaves.


the fruits of our search

And here are some of the other things we found to do:

At the risk of repeating myself and sounding like a broken record, you cannot beat the great outdoors for fun with the kids and in the UK you have to make the most of a day without rain whenever you can!

This is my entry to the Center Parcs and Tots100 May challenge. If I’m chosen, I would like to visit Woburn Forest.


Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall