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Whether you are looking for things to do with the family, or alone, or even more gruesomely, looking for Bucket List ideas, start here.

El Caganer and Tió de Nadal, a Catalan tradition

The Caganer is a typical Catalan Christmas figure characterized by its cheeky position in the nativity scene. Amid this tradition, we usually spot a crouched…

A day out at Twinlakes, Leicestershire

If you are looking for a large family theme park in the East Midlands then Twinlakes is most likely the place for you. Twinlakes is…

My Bucket List – places to visit

In case you do not know what a Bucket List is, and it appears these days that a lot of people don’t, it is a number…

Free things to do in London, England, part 1

London is expensive, there are no two ways about it.  But, fear not, there are still a few places where you can be entertained, have…

National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton.

The National Forest Adventure Farm offers exciting indoor fun, outdoor adventure and farm animals. The Farm hosts many events throughout the year including Easter Activities,…

Saturday Night is Tapas Night

If you are a regular reader of my blog, or just a long time browser, you may have noticed that I have a thing for…

Hicks Lodge – Forestry Commission

Hicks Lodge is a former coal mining site within The National Forest.  It has been totally transformed by new plantings and exciting new trails for…