Warwick Castle Knights Lodge and Wars of the Roses

We spent the weekend in a Warwick Castle Knights Lodge. We were there to watch the incredible Wars of the Roses show. Here’s a short video of what we were up to. Turn up the volume, it’s dramatic! Wars of the Roses Live This summer until 3rd September, guests can choose their allegiances in the Wars of the Roses live show. The battle takes place on the River Island. It is set in 1455, when the House of Lancaster holds throne. The House of York challenges the crown of King Henry VI and the ensuing battles last for 30 years. The first…

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Gin making and a night at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham

Yesterday, my sister and I headed to Cheltenham to review the DoubleTree by Hilton. Whilst we were in the area, we decided to check out a rather unusual activity. My husband bought me a gin-making experience for my birthday and it happened to be in Cheltenham. So we left the car at the hotel and headed off to Brennan and Brown to learn how to make gin. Gin Making The gin making lab experience at Brennan and Brown is so much in-depth than gin tasting. On arrival, we were shown the gin lab and given a rundown of the botanicals. We were…

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16 tips for visiting Alton Towers cBeebies Resort and water park with young children

We spent a weekend at Alton Towers water park, theme park and resort. Whilst we had a brilliant time, a few tips could have made our stay even better. We were among the first people to try out the cBeebies hotel. We also put both cBeebies Land within Alton Towers theme park and the Splash Landings waterpark through their paces. Our children were aged 3 and 5, so the perfect age for the cBeebies experience. I wanted to share the things that would have improved our stay so that others will hopefully have a better time. Here’s a quick video…

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Konfidence swim jackets at Alton Towers waterpark

We’ve been huge fans of Konfidence since discovering them a few years ago. Their products including the Konfidence swim jacket fit perfectly with our ethos as a family, so we are delighted to be Konfidence Swimologists for 2017. We all love swimming, and if possible we love to swim outdoors in a natural setting. Konfidence make wetsuits that are perfect for the girls when we’re swimming outdoors. Their toys and Konfidence swim jackets are ideal for swimming both indoors and outdoors. And we’ve now discovered that they’re ideal for waterparks too! The Konfidence swim jacket The girls have had a…

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Cheerz photo canvas review

A few months ago, I reviewed a Cheerz Memory Box. I fell totally in love with both the product and the idea of printing my photos. So when we visited beautiful Lindisfarne a few weeks ago, I knew just how to preserve the memories of a great holiday. Printing a photo canvas Cheerz sell a range of photo products. They make it easy to print off your best pictures. They are also realistic. After all, our best photos aren’t always taken on a fantastic camera. So Cheerz is available as an app on both Android and iOS. I have to admit,…

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