Ten of the Best Places to Visit in Poole with Kids this Half Term

Poole Harbour

When people visit the south coast they always think of Bournemouth as the “go to” place to visit, but Poole has lots to offer visitors to the area. Not only does Poole have the second largest natural harbour in the world, second only to Sydney, but it is also home to one of the most expensive places to live in the UK – Sandbanks and has lots to offer visitors, young and old. 1. Visit the Bustling Quay Visit the Old Lifeboat Station Museum and enjoy crabbing on the quayside next door. Walk along the Quay, lusting after the Sunseeker… Continue Reading “Ten of the Best Places to Visit in Poole with Kids this Half Term”

Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain this May half term at Hampton Court Palace

Horrible Histories

We have seen Horrible Histories on stage a few times, from Camp Bestival to our local Lighthouse Theatre and this May half term join Historic Royal Palaces at Hampton Court Palace, as gruesome characters and terrible tales are brought to life in Horrible Histories’ The Best of Barmy Britain. From battling Boudicca to highwayman Dick Turpin and the putrid plague, dive into the most ghastly parts of British history in the palatial gardens of Henry VIII’s former home. Presented by The Birmingham Stage Company- the producers of Terrible Tudors- The Best of Barmy Britain promises to uncover centuries of bloody… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain this May half term at Hampton Court Palace”

Kids Eat Free this Half Term at Bel & The Dragon

Bel & The Dragon

Bel The Dragon is a collection of seven characterful Country Inns in the south of England, each bursting with its own personality and quirks. Take a short break, enjoy a family day out or indulge in a fabulous feast this February half term, with children under 12 able to eat for free* Monday to Friday from Friday 10th to Tuesday 28th February 2017. With inns in Cookham, Kingsclere, Churt and Odiham and restaurants located in Reading, Windsor and Godalming, there is plenty of choice for fun activities to make a day of it. Local attractions near sites include Go Ape… Continue Reading “Kids Eat Free this Half Term at Bel & The Dragon”

Enjoy May Half Term with Roald Dahl at Tatton Park

Treat the kids to something gloriumptious this May Half Term with a host of tremendous activities taking place at Tatton Park. The fun includes a brand new scrumptious menu in the Stables Restaurant, Phizz-Wizzing trails in the parkland, mansion, gardens and farm and Cover to Cover, a fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book covers from around the world.   Take the family on an adventure with themed Phizz-Wizzing Trails, running until 2nd of October. Dodge the gamekeepers in the Danny the Champion of the World trail in the gardens. Find Fantastic Mr. Fox at the Farm before the farmers do and go deep into the Parkland where you’ll find The Enormous Crocodile lurking.  … Continue Reading “Enjoy May Half Term with Roald Dahl at Tatton Park”