Summerfields Miniature Railway, Haynes, Bedfordshire 2018

Summerfields Miniature Railway, Haynes, Bedfordshire 2018

My two sons LOVE trains. Thankfully we live relatively near a small train station so stopping at the barrier can be a daily joy. But there’s nothing quite like going on one that moves is there? Over the last few years we’ve been visiting various miniature...
Wavendon Gate Pavilion park in Milton Keynes – revamped

Wavendon Gate Pavilion park in Milton Keynes – revamped

Sometimes play equipment gets tired, damaged or uninteresting for today’s children, so it’s always great to see money invested in existing areas if indeed the park is in a good location and lots of children would still enjoy going there. We were delighted...
Urb Farm in Wolverton – dates of free events 2018

Urb Farm in Wolverton – dates of free events 2018

What is Urb Farm? One of our best discoveries in 2016 was Urb Farm in Wolverton in Milton Keynes. It’s home to Growing People – a horticultural social enterprise working with disengaged young people to grow organic, seasonal, fresh fruit, veg, salad and flowers for...
Rushden Lakes – a free day out in Northamptonshire

Rushden Lakes – a free day out in Northamptonshire

We’re always keen to find new, exciting and cheap places to explore relatively close to home so when a friend recommended Rushden Lakes to us, we knew we had to go. It’s unlike anywhere else we’ve been. It’s essentially a retail destination...
Irchester Country Park – dinosaurs and quarry play area

Irchester Country Park – dinosaurs and quarry play area

Northamptonshire as far as we’re concerned is one of the best places for country parks, and being not too far from Milton Keynes is somewhere that we frequently visit. Even if you live a bit further away then it may be worth the trip as you could probably visit...
Epic guide to Easter egg hunts and cheap activities 2018

Epic guide to Easter egg hunts and cheap activities 2018

This is the Milton Keynes Kids epic guide to Easter egg hunts and cheap activities to do with the kids during the Easter holidays 2018. These are specific Easter activities. I will add more as I find them so keep checking back. I’ve done a separate post...