Buy A Gift Experience: Two Night Family Break at Novotel Ipswich

AD | Gifted Experience John and I love to get away and this year we are trying to explore more of our local area. Somewhere that is only roughly an hour away by train is Ipswich and neither of us had ever been there before. Buy A Gift got in touch a little while back and offered us some experiences to try. We decided to go for a 2 night family break at a Novotel hotel and luckily, there was one in Ipswich. To book a Buy A Gift experience with a Novotel hotel you need to email. The booking

Places To Visit Before Your Child Starts Infant School

I can’t believe that in only a few months we’ll be applying for Erin’s place at an Infant school. We only have 18 months left to take advantage of being able to go anywhere with Erin no matter what time of year it is. There are a few places that I would love to take Erin before she starts school, mainly because I know it would be cheaper for us! (Images are from some other blogger’s reviews! Be sure to check them out) Disneyland Paris This is a bit of a biggie and I’m pretty sure we won’t be able

Buy A Gift Experience: Planet Hollywood Meal For Two

When we go away, whether that be for a week or a night, we like to eat out and treat ourselves a bit. Somewhere we have really enjoyed previously in other countries is Planet Hollywood but neither of us had ever been to the one in London. We had a Buy A Gift voucher for a Two Course Meal for Two with Drinks at Planet Hollywood so this was the perfect time to use it. Using the voucher was really simple. After it was delivered I went on to the Buy A Gift website where I could find the restaurant’s phone number

Things To Do In Liverpool As A Family

We love exploring different places in the UK and we would love to take Erin a bit further afield and discover some new places up north. Somewhere we have heard so many good things about, and it is on a direct train line from Norwich is Liverpool. Of course, the 5 hour train journey might be interesting with a 2 year old so we would definitely need to stay a couple of days to make it worthwhile. If we were to visit Liverpool and stay for a few days we would need plenty of family friendly activities and places to

Great Road Trips To Take In The UK This Summer

We’re in the middle of some absolutely beautiful weather here in the UK and I know it might be too warm for some people but personally, I’m loving the heat! While it’s nice to stay home with all of the windows open I can’t help but think that there are some great road trips to take. Here a just a few ideas to keep you busy: The Norfolk Coast I may be a little bit biased here because I live in Norfolk but I think it’s such a beautiful place to visit, especially if you have never been before. There are

Summer Family Adventures in the UK

Spring has come along so fast this year! It’s amazing to see all of the spring flowers starting to pop up everywhere, and with Easter Sunday fast approaching, trying to plan anything with the family can be an uphill struggle. With summer just around the corner, it might be time to start planning your 2018 summer family getaways while you can… The sun can be evasive at the best of times here in the UK, but when the sun does come out to play, there are so many things we can do with the family to make the most of

The Perfect Family Holiday: UK Or Abroad?

Up until October of this year, I had never been on a proper holiday in the UK. I think a lot of this is down to not being able to drive as a lot of places I would want to go are not easily accessible by train or the journey would take a VERY long time. For example, I would love to go to places like Cornwall, Brighton, Newquay and to rent a cute little cottage in the middle of nowhere. Without being able to drive, it sometimes seems that holidays abroad are easier and I guess that’s probably why

Guest Post: Saving Money at Center Parcs

Today I’m hosting a guest post from Katykicker to help you save money when travelling to Centerparcs. I’m a great lover of Center Parcs and my family and I have been multiple times this year alone. I’m heading back in just a few weeks and I’m already thinking about what I’m going to take to save money at Center Parcs. I’ve got a number of tips on keeping the budget low, while still having fun, so here are my top tips: Meal plan Think about your breakfast and dinner as a minimum. Many of the on site restaurants have bargain