Free and cheap October half term days out 2019

Free and cheap October half term days out 2019

This is my personal guide to FREE and CHEAP days out within an hour of Milton Keynes during October half term 2019. Rather than simply list all of the activities on in the local area and you have no idea whether they’ll be any good, I’ve picked out places...
Shaun the Sheep Glow trail, Wendover Woods review

Shaun the Sheep Glow trail, Wendover Woods review

Wendover Woods in Buckinghamshire is much better than it used to be thanks to millions of pounds spent on upgrading the play equipment, car park, cafe and loos and I would go as far to say it’s one of my favourite places we’ve visited in 2019. You can read...
Pumpkin patches in and around Milton Keynes 2019

Pumpkin patches in and around Milton Keynes 2019

Pumpkin patches are officially a thing and seem to be increasing in popularity year on year… and as of 2019 there’s more of them locally. If you want to buy a cheap pumpkin then go to the supermarket – don’t even go anywhere near a pumpkin...
Shuttleworth Collection planespotting and play area

Shuttleworth Collection planespotting and play area

The Shuttleworth Collection is an aeronautical and automotive museum in Bedfordshire, There’s a museum which houses vintage aircraft and vehicles as well as some beautiful gardens. They also have special events there throughout the year. It is a charity but as...
Stepping stones in Loughton, Milton Keynes review

Stepping stones in Loughton, Milton Keynes review

There are some wonderful hidden gems in Milton Keynes – and this is one of them – the stepping stones in Loughton. You can combine it with a visit to the pirate park, the Grumpy Cook Cafe which has loos and nice walk or scoot around Lodge Lake.  Where are...
Sherington Pre-school park review

Sherington Pre-school park review

We had an hour or so to kill around the Newport Pagnell area on a hot, sunny day in August 2019 and so decided to visit the park at Sherington Pre-School in Sherington – not too far from Olney and only a 7 minute drive from the edge of Newport Pagnell. I recall...