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  • London Duck Tours - A review by The Love of a Captain blog

    London Duck Tours – Tours by road and river!

    A London Duck Tour brings fun for everyone and is more than the typical road based tour of London!  With a mix of road and river, everyone can enjoy a comprehensive…

  • Review: Lavender and Stone Beauty Rooms

    Review: Lavender and Stone Beauty Rooms

    Lavender and Stone has four beauty salons in Bushey Heath, Harpenden, Beaconsfield and Bourne End.  The company is run by Managing Director Anna Nickless, and is growing rapidly.  More salons are…

  • Bristol Zoo DinoMania

    DinoMania at Bristol Zoo

    DinoMania is an animatronic dinosaur experience at Bristol Zoo Gardens featuring 12 lifelike dinosaurs in a roar-some walk-through exhibit.  Dino detectives can explore the trail, visit the ‘Dino Hub’ and take…

  • Lemur Loop Marwell Zoo

    Introducing the Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

    Have you heard about the exciting new Lemur Loop experience coming to Marwell Zoo this Summer? Yesterday, the boys and I were welcomed to the Press Preview for the brand new…

  • A Z Guide Newbury

    A to Z Guide – Family Fun around Newbury

    Struggling to find something to do in Newbury or it’s surrounding areas of Berkshire?  Check out our A-Z Guide below, of action packed family fun and adventures, in and around Newbury……

  • Butlins feature

    Butlins Minehead ~ Our unforgettable holiday

    We were recently invited on a 4-night family break at Butlins, Minehead for the purposes of review.  It was our first holiday as a family of four and we are hugely thankful for the opportunity.…

  • toddlers babies

    Entertaining Babies and Toddlers in Newbury

    My anxiety has a lot to answer for.  Since Hudson was born, I’ve really struggled to get out of the house alone with the boys.  Often, we can go all week without…

  • Things to do in Newbury this Christmas

    With plenty to do for all the family, why not visit Newbury and its surrounding areas this festive season?  Don’t forget to check out the Santa Freebies……

  • Day Out with Thomas

    Jack’s Day Out With Thomas

    We recently had a fantastic Day Out With Thomas at Didcot Railway Centre and wanted to share our fun with you.  If you have a small Thomas fan in the house, then this is…

  • Haunted places in West Berkshire

    When it comes to the paranormal, I am certainly a skeptic.  Although, whilst plenty of unsolved phenomena exists, can it really be ruled out?  I’ve always been intrigued by ghosts and haunted house…

  • Halloween fun for all in Newbury

    If you are looking for some spooky fun in Newbury this Halloween, then look no further.  Here is a list of something fun for everyone……

  • When Jack met Thomas at Drayton Manor

    Last weekend, we took Jack on a surprise trip to Drayton Manor’s Thomas Land.  He absolutely loves anything to do with Thomas and Friends, so we just knew that we would be…

  • Fireman Jack at the Newbury Fire Station Open Day

    Newbury Fire Station Open Day (Berkshire)

    A few weeks ago, we visited our local Fire Station in Newbury, Berkshire.  By chance, I found out that they was hosting an Open Day for local residents so we decided that we would…