Irchester Country Park, Northamptonshire review

Irchester Country Park, Northamptonshire review

There’s an excellent country park called Irchester Country Park which is in Northamptonshire. I have visited a number of times over the years with my two children, but in July 2020 having heard there was some excellent new play equipment, we decided to return to...
Nene Wetlands play area, Rushden Lakes review

Nene Wetlands play area, Rushden Lakes review

There’s a fab play area and nature reserve which form part of the Nene Wetlands behind the shops at the Rushden Lakes retail and entertainment park in Northamptonshire. It’s free to visit and free to park for up to five hours. It’s a really fun day...
Cattle Creep, Iron Trunk Aqueduct, Wolverton review

Cattle Creep, Iron Trunk Aqueduct, Wolverton review

It goes without saying that some of our best adventures are the ones where we least expect it. That’s exactly what happened when we went to visit Stony Stratford Nature Reserve – then through Ouse Valley Park and on to the Iron Trunk Aqueduct in Wolverton...
Stepping stones – Tattenhoe Valley Park review

Stepping stones – Tattenhoe Valley Park review

One of the best places we discovered for a fun free local walk during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 was Tattenhoe Valley Park in Milton Keynes. There are multiple locations of stepping stones and you can make the walk as short or as long as you like. This review is...
Springfields Adventureland, Spalding review

Springfields Adventureland, Spalding review

I feel both a little sad and happy writing this review about Adventureland at the Spingfields Shopping Outlet in Spalding. It was the last day out I went on with my children before the coronavirus lockdown and also last the time I saw my mum for more than three...
Swiss Gardens at Shuttleworth, Bedfordshire review

Swiss Gardens at Shuttleworth, Bedfordshire review

The Swiss Gardens are pretty gardens set on the site of the Shuttleworth Collection in Bedfordshire. This review is based on our visit there in June 2020 – at a time when we were socially distancing because of coronavirus. I am not connected in any way to the...