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Flip Out Trampoline Park London E6 - The Love of a Captain Blog

Flip Out Trampoline Park – Fun for all

Flip Out is the UK’s leading trampoline park operator and the fastest-growing in the world.  Young or old, full-time flipper or bouncing beginner, Flip Out have trampoline activities for everyone.…

Adventure on the new River Rapids Bus Service - The Love of a Captain Blog

Adventure on the new River Rapids Bus Service

Growing up in London and without a family car, meant routinely travelling by bus.  We were forever jumping on the backend of a Routemaster to get to school, to visit family, to shop and for family days out.…

Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

Paultons Park – Home of Peppa Pig World is a family theme park located in the New Forest, Hampshire.  It has been voted as the No.1 UK theme park by TripAdvisor, Mumsnet and Which readers – for an unforgettable family…

Day Out With Thomas ~ The Watercress Line

We have two huge Thomas the Tank Engine fans in our house, and so when we heard about Thomas coming to The Watercress Line, we just had to surprise them.  We had been recommended to The Watercress Line by…

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 tour of landmark highlights with a fun-filled cruise…

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 part in a fossil dig.…

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 exhibit, which opens on Friday 7th July.…

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.  We visited during the February half term and…

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 an experience you won’t want them to miss.…

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 in for a day to remember.…