REVIEW: Splash Landings at Alton Towers

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As soon as you enter the water area the temperature soars so you’ll feel like you’re somewhere less land-locked than Staffordshire. Once inside there is plenty to do from splash in the waves, dodge the spray, sail the lagoon, zoom down the slides for younger and older children and even soak up the sun in the outdoor pool.

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The International Forest Festival

Timber Festival - View From A Daddy

Timber is an extraordinary, family friendly festival where music, art, theatre, storytelling, science and play will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental projects.

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Summer Ready

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For us, swimming is a life skill that Mrs View From a Daddy and I learned early so it’s important that we preserve with the girls frustrations even when the going gets tough.

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Review: Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle - View From A Daddy

Jousting and duels, battling and bird flights; it’s all on offer over at Warwick Castle. If you are wondering what to fill your final days of the summer holidays with then make sure you take a trip to the heart of the country to pledge your allegiance to resolve the latest conflict between the Houses of Lancaster and York.

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REVIEW: National Forest Adventure Farm Summer 2017

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We’ve been swash-buckling my hearties over at the National Forest Adventure Farm Burton-Upon-Trent today in a quest for hidden treasure as the pirates have taken hold. From 15th July to 4th September, you have the chance to take on the pirates of the Maize Maze as they take over a little part of Staffordshire.

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Christmas at Bluestone

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Pembrokeshire holds a little bit of my heart back every time I visit and our most recent stayover was no different. This weekend we were invited to Bluestone National Park Resort to experience Christmas Land and The Kingdom of The Elves in the resort’s very merry build up to Christmas.

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