Cheap Halloween days out and pumpkin patches 2021

Cheap Halloween days out and pumpkin patches 2021

This is my personal guide to cheap October half term and Halloween days out in and around Milton Keynes for 2021. I’ve included a list of pumpkin patches local to Milton Keynes too. You may need to travel further afield; book in advance; and check to see if they’re...
East Carlton Country Park review

East Carlton Country Park review

East Carlton Country Park is free-to-visit country park on the Northamptonshire / Leicestershire border. This review is based on a visit to the park with my two children in August 2021 at a time when they were eight and six years old. The park has a play area set in...
Serjeants Green play area, Neath Hill, Milton Keynes

Serjeants Green play area, Neath Hill, Milton Keynes

The Serjeants Green play area in the residential area of Neath Hill, Milton Keynes was revamped in Spring of 2021. We visited shortly after it opened, then returned in August 2021 on which this review is based.  Where is Serjeants Green play area located?  The play...
Summer holiday survival guide 2021 – 30 free days out

Summer holiday survival guide 2021 – 30 free days out

The six week school holiday break can feel like a long time to entertain the kids and you might worry about how much it’s going to cost you. Well I’m a big believer that you can still have lots of fun on a budget and the best days out can be right on your...
Allington play area, Kingmead, Milton Keynes review

Allington play area, Kingmead, Milton Keynes review

There are lots of free parks in residential areas of Milton Keynes. This is a review of Allington Park in the Kingsmead area of Milton Keynes which I visited in Spring 2021 with my son who at the time was five years old. You can find all my other reviews of play areas...
The Leys Recreation Ground, Bletchley review

The Leys Recreation Ground, Bletchley review

The Leys Recreation Ground in Bletchley, Milton Keynes has three different play areas, gym equipment and a basketball hoop. This review is based on a visit with my five year old son in May 2021 although we have visited a couple of times before. This is one of many...