Days Out Family Lifestyle Travel

    A Birthday Trip to ZSL Whipsnade

    15th August 2018

    As part of Lee’s birthday celebrations we decided to use up the last of our Avios points that we’d been saving up and exchange them for a couple of tickets to ZSL Whipsnade. Aside from Twycross and Dudley Zoo which are both near us int he Midlands, it’s probably our nearest big zoo. I say zoo, its a bit of an odd one, because as well as entering on foot, you can also drive round the zoo, getting out of your car as and when you like as theres lots of smaller car parks inside. Not quite a safari park though so its a bit odd, and I must say I wasn’t that keen on the set up as you have to keep a much closer eye on any kids as there are so many cars bobbing about.

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  • Eating Out West Midlands

    The Funky Bear, Tamworth

    A few months ago, a local pub to us changed hands yet again. The former Owl at Tamworth became The Funky Bear. Those local to Sutton Coldfield would know this from it’s popular site…

    26th July 2018
  • Eating Out West Midlands

    Scotts of Harborne

    A couple of weeks ago Lee and I both took a day off work to belated celebrate his birthday, we packed in lots of fun things for the day, and naturally several of these…

    6th July 2018
  • Eating Out West Midlands

    Los Banditos, Boldmere

    Not so long ago, I posted on here about our recent relatively average meal at the newly opened Bodega in Sutton Coldfield and someone popped up on twitter to see if I’d been to…

    26th June 2018
  • Eating Out West Midlands

    Folium, Birmingham

    Date nights and date days are fairly infrequent things nowadays, so trips to not so toddler friendly restaurants are hotly anticipated. This was certainly true of our trip to Folium, which we managed to…

    14th June 2018
  • Lifestyle

    Escape Hunt, Birmingham

    I’m pretty new to the escape room phenomenon of recent years having done a grand total of, um, 1! Pretty good record so far though, done 1, escaped 1. Go me! So when Escape…

    5th June 2018
  • Lifestyle

    Updated Privacy Policy

    Hi All We are writing this blog post as a result of the new GDPR rules that come into force this week. This is to let you all know that we have an updated…

    23rd May 2018