From Easter egg hunts through and water sports adventures through to mini golf and snowsports, there really are some great days out in the East Midlands with the family this Easter.
10 things to do at the Chessington World of Adventures Zootastic Sleepover
Check out just some of the things you can do at an off-peak Zootastic sleepover at Chessington World of Adventures.
Review: Learning Resources UK Measure Mate (gifted)
Check out our review of the 5-in-1 Outdoor Measure Mate from Learning Resources UK (gifted).
Review: Mini Bikers, Learn to Cycle courses, Leicester
If you’re looking for an award-winning Learn to Cycle course, look no further than Mini Bikers.
Epworth Forest Women’s & Girls’ Football Club, Leicestershire
If you’re looking for a friendly and welcoming football club for women or girls in Leicester or Leicestershire, look no further than Epworth Forest FC. Find out more here.
Review: GeoSafari Talking Wildlife Camera (gifted)
Check out our review of the GeoSafari Jr Talking Wildlife Camera from Learning Resources UK and the Good Play Guide (gifted).
Review: Chessington World of Adventures Father Christmas Sleepover & Winter’s Tail
Our review of the Chessington World of Adventures at Christmas event and Father Christmas sleepover.
Twixmas: Places to visit with kids between Christmas & New Year – Leicestershire & beyond
Here are some of our top places to visit with the kids during the school holidays between Christmas and New Year, in and around Leicestershire and the Midlands.
Review: Christmas in Leicester events 2021
Here’s our review of the Christmas in Leicester city centre activities and events for 2021.
Review: Jaques of London – Wooden Noughts & Crosses (gifted)
Check out our review of the beautiful Jaques of London Wooden Noughts & Crosses game.
Eco-friendly small business Christmas craft & activity ideas
Here are just a few of our favourite small businesses, with some beautiful crafts and activities that we know you’ll love this Christmas!
Review: Sundown Adventureland Christmas Spectacular Event
Check out our review of Sundown Adventureland at Christmas including the Night Before Christmas ride.
Review: Geomag Magnetic Building Toys (gifted)
For a gift idea that will be played with again and again, check out Geomag, with magnetic building toys suitable for kids of all ages.
Review: Fuzzikins Home Makers & Cozy Cats (gifted)
Check out our full review of the Fuzzikins Home Makers and Cozy Cats sets.
Christmas present ideas for kids who love adventures
Check out some of our top gift ideas for kids who love adventures, from stocking fillers and activity ideas through to useful items for explorers of all ages.
Review: Cwtch Cabins & Camping, Ledbury
Find out more about our unique night away in a cabin at Cwtch Cabins & Camping, Ledbury.
Review: Alpine Adventure Park, Snowtrax, Dorset
This was our first time at the Alpine Adventure Park in Dorset and we could not wait to check it out. Here’s our review.
Review: Jaques of London Wooden Board Games (gifted)
Check out our review of these fantastic wooden, plastic-free games from Jaques of London that are great for gifts for children of all ages.
Review: Little Live Pets Cozy Dozys Charlie the Puppy (gifted)
Lily now has a new best friend, Charlie the Puppy thanks from Little Live Pets. Find out more here!
Review: Halloween Farm at Cattows Farm 2021
The brand new Halloween Farm at Cattows Farm for 2021 has completely blown us away! We had an incredible day out – read on to find out more…
Review: Purple Badger campsite, Leicestershire
Find out more about camping & glamping at Purple Badger in Leicestershire.
Review: Coding Critters MagiCoders – Learning Resources UK (ad)
(gifted) We were super excited to review the MagiCoders from Learning Resources UK – it really would make a fantastic fun and educational gift for preschool and primary age kids.
20 ideas for indoor family days out – Leicester & East Midlands
Ideas for indoor days out with the family around Leicester, the East Midlands and beyond.
Ideas for family Christmas days out 2022 in and around the East Midlands
From Christmas markets and meeting Santa to magical lights, train journeys and family-friendly festive events, there are plenty of fun events already being announced for 2020. With tickets often limited this year, it’s worth booking up early!
Review: Ninja Warrior UK, Leicester
The Ninja Warror UK Adventure Park in Leicester is a great day out for all the family, whatever the weather. Here’s our review…
Review: Spring Wood Pop Up Campsite
Here’s our full review of Spring Wood Pop Up Campsite near Cannon Hall Farm & Barnsley.
Review: 5 on the Farm Festival 2021
Check out our full review of 5 on the Farm festival at Cannon Hall Farm in Yorkshire.
15 family festival camping essentials
Are you heading to a festival with the family and wondering what to pack or looking for some tips for your first family festival? Read on…
Learning to tell the time with Learning Resources UK (gifted)
We can’t recommend Learning Resources UK enough, for free downloadable activities as well as fun games, clocks and resources for telling the time.
Review: Gloworm Festival 2021
If you’re looking for a festival for all the family to enjoy, look no further than Gloworm Festival in Nottingham – here’s why…