The best places to pick Pumpkins around Bournemouth and Poole

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It is a scary fact that many children do not know where their food comes. One of the best ways to teach them, is to take them to your local PYO (Pick Your Own) farm, where they can find and pick their own food. October is the ideal time to year to take them, as not only can you pick pumpkins for Halloween, but other goodies on offer this month include Cox apples, runner beans, blackberries, Brussels sprouts, spring green cabbage, white cabbage, savoy cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, kale, leeks, marrow, potatoes, spinach, squash and sweetcorn. Last weekend… Continue Reading “The best places to pick Pumpkins around Bournemouth and Poole”

Preparing your car for the colder weather

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The weather is changing quickly, the nights are getting longer and the roads more slippery thanks to falling leaves and rain, but is your car ready for the change? Our car maintenance is always scheduled for the month of October to ensure that our cars are ready for the inclement weather we experience at this time of year. Sadly one of the cars failed its MOT, needing two new tyres and a new brake cable, but at least I know it has been fixed and will take his through winter with no problems. Many auto centres offer free car health… Continue Reading “Preparing your car for the colder weather”

Halloween at Paradise Wildlife Park

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One of the kids favourite days out over the summer was to Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. Halloween will soon be descending on Paradise Wildlife Park for another frightfully fun half term. On arrival all children receive free Halloween masks, as they explore our Wolves Woodland Walk. Whether you creep amongst the fearsome dinosaurs or meet our fangtastic beasts we can ensure fun for all the family. Dare to get up close with their creepy critters? The zoo keepers reveal the creepiest and sneakiest of animals at the park at our Halloween animal meet & greets. There will be Halloween themed enrichment found in the animal habitats such as pumpkins, gravestones and all the festive treats you… Continue Reading “Halloween at Paradise Wildlife Park”

Boo at the Zoo! this October half term at Marwell

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This October half term, Marwell Zoo in Hampshire will be home to some frightening new species as little monsters are invited to join in some ‘monster fun’ around its 140-acre park. From 26th October to 3rd November 2019, guests can take part in a free monster trail and track down 12 hidden monsters around the zoo. The colourful illustrated beasts include a panteater, spitopotamus and a scary scornbill to name but a few. Other complimentary activities include broomstick flying with Marwell’s resident and wise old wizard Lowedolf, where children can earn their level four licence, and spooky story telling with Esme… Continue Reading “Boo at the Zoo! this October half term at Marwell”