Longleat are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, as part of their celebrations they invited us to go along as a family* for some roar-some adventures. Come on safari with us and go through the monkey enclosure, on an ocean cruise, through the lion den and much more! The park is split into several sections, there are walk through attractions, train ride attractions, a river cruise and of course, the drive…

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I decided to make the most of Spencer being off work on Bank Holiday Monday and plan a family day out. Spencer wanted to go to a garden centre to have a look at the fish (he is planning to buy a fish tank) and I decided to go to the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo at the Wye Valley Visitor Centre. I hadn’t ever been before so wasn’t sure what…

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Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway, home to traditional steam trains, is fast becoming a popular tourist attraction. With free parking, train rides and a cafe it makes for a great family day out, especially when they hold one of their popular events. Last week the railway held a 1940s themed weekend, they are well known for throwing good events, their Halloween and Christmas events often sell out as they have such…

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When we saw a deal for the Weston Sand Sculpture Festival on Living Social we couldn’t resist buying a voucher, priced at £6 for entry for two and a hot drink each there was no reason not to!  The festival is in Weston throughout the Summer, from 3 April until 27 September 2015. If you don’t manage to bag a bargain deal on Living Social or Groupon it is still…

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I’m hoping by now you aren’t fed up of seeing Bluestone related posts, this is the last one I promise! I’ve reviewed the lodge and told you exactly what we got up to on each day, today I am going to share my overall impressions of our holiday at Bluestone Wales. If you are considering booking a holiday at Bluestone but aren’t quite sure, these are a few points to…

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