Best Kids Festivals in Essex (2018): Days Out with the Kids

Best Kids Festivals in Essex (2018): Days Out with the Kids

Congrats!!! You’ve made it through the first of the half term holidays ;0)   But both you and I know that despite the fact that it can be painful thinking of new ideas for days out with the kids during the holidays, there will also be a hint of sadness as you prepare those school uniforms and pack the school bags … Read More

Looking for Things to Do in Essex in August (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids

Things to Do in Essex in August (2017)? Ideas for Days out with the Kids summer-sun-yellow-photography (1)

It’s been one of those weeks where I’m still loving the early evening light those beautiful rainbows after a big downpour.  But I’m also conscious that Autumn isn’t too far off and so any chance I have, I’m heading outdoors to enjoy that light.  With several weeks left of the school holidays, what better excuse do you need to cram in even more days out … Read More

Best Kids Festivals in Essex (2017): Days Out with the Kids

Best Kids Festivals in Essex (2017): Day Out with the Kids

If you’ve lived in Essex for some time, then you’ll at one point or another considered attending the epic V Festival which takes place in Hylands Park.  But what if time has moved on and you now have a family to consider?  Yep, you could arrange a babysitter and head off on an adult only adventure. But your thinking that you’d … Read More

Best Country Shows in Essex (2017): A Dog-Friendly Family Day Out

Best country show Dog-Friendly Family Day Out

As a dog owner, I’ve been introduced to the world of country shows as an option not only to enjoy a range of entertainment but some fantastic activities, food and drink!! I’ve become hooked and every year, I sit down in May and plan out which shows I could attend.  I pay particular attention to which traders and activities were … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in April (2017)

things to do in essex this april 2017 rabbit with yellow behind

It’s a Saturday morning and you’ve either made it to the weekend after a week of work or survived the first week of the Easter school holidays.  The kids are enjoying the great weather and you’ve a cuppa of tea in hand. But what to do?  You know you want to make the most of the longer days but you’re … Read More

Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex in March (2017)

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Eeeek – we are nearly there!  Yep, can I say it without jinxing the weather?  Oh stuff it, I will.  Hello there Spring!!! Whoop! I have a smile on my face, the spring wardrobe starts to make an appearance and even typing my monthly instalment of things to do in Essex is a cheerier job to do on the list! … Read More