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Summer 2018: Our Bucket List

This summer bring’s a family first for us, our first school summer holiday.  Jack has finished his first full term at pre-school, and we are already speeding through the holidays.  Before Jack broke up from school, I wrote down…

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Bluestone Wales: Our Magical Adventures

Bluestone National Park Resort, a free-range holiday resort, full of adventure for all the family.  From the moment we arrived, until the moment we headed home, Bluestone exceeded all our expectations.  We switched off from the digital world and…

World of Dinosaurs Paradise Wildlife Park - The Love of a Captain Blog Feature

Review: World of Dinosaurs ~ Paradise Wildlife Park

The brand new World of Dinosaurs attraction, located at Paradise Wildlife Park and set in acres of woodland, is one of the UK’s biggest and most spectacular animatronic dinosaur attractions.…

Christmas at Marwell – An enchanting Christmas experience

The most wonderful time of the year is here.  Marwell Zoo is spreading the Christmas cheer with their ever-popular enchanted Christmas experience.  What better way to start the festivities, than with a visit to see Father Christmas in a winter…

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.…