As parents we don’t get the chance to go out for fancy meals very often, so lockdown forcing a lot of local restaurants to offer takeaway is actually a real bonus for us! Whilst it’s obviously not a great time for the restaurants, now is the perfect time to support them and take full advantage of the amazing takeaway food that’s temporarily on offer. Here’s my guide to the best takeaway food on offer this lockdown.
Sometimes it takes a lockdown to make us slow down and appreciate the local walks that surround us. If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know I love to fit in loads of activities every week! I’m also quite happy driving up to an hour to get there, so we end up here there and everywhere. As the tier 4 guidance is to stay local we’ve been having lazier mornings and getting out for a walk or trip to the park in the afternoon. Today we went to Hodgemoor Woods which is between Amersham, Chalfont St Giles and Seer Green.
This is a firm favourite of ours every Christmas! At only £3 Dobbie’s Christmas Walk Around great cheap festive activity and your little ones will love it! There are a few changes this year, but nothing major and in my opinion it’s still just as good as last year. It’s well worth a visit!
Burnham Beeches is one of my favourite buggy friendly walks. The ancient woodlands are beautiful and there’s plenty to keep little ones entertained along the way too. Some of the trees at Burnham Beeches are several hundred years old!
I think we can all agree that 2020 is a year we can’t wait to see the back of, but to help you try and end the year having fun I’ve put together a huge list of Christmassy things for you to do with your little ones. These range from big Christmas days out and magical illuminations to popping in to see Santa in your local grotto. Hopefully there’s something here for everyone and activities for all budgets.
We visited The Patch MK last week for their pre-launch event and had the best time! Not only do they have an enormous pumpkin field full of every shape, size and colour pumpkin you can think of, but there’s also loads of fun play areas for your little ones. Plus it’s an Instagrammers dream with some amazing photo scenes including a pumpkin house!
We kicked off October with our first pumpkin haul today! As it was chucking it down so we headed to Farmer Paul’s Pumpkins in Aylesbury since all of their pumpkins are undercover in ‘The Pumpkin Barn’. They have absolutely loads to choose from, all shapes and sizes and plenty of great spots for photos.
I’ve been debating whether or not to go to Legoland for a while as my assumption has always been that if toddlers under 90cm go free it’s probably because there’s not much there for them? However we went today and ended up staying there from 10am – 4pm and barely stopped! We both had a really fun day and there was plenty to keep her entertained!
We visited the Natural History Museum at Tring this morning and loved it! I honestly wasn’t sure if Ashley would enjoy it when I booked the tickets but she was so excited running around looking at all the animals. LOOK MUMMY GORILLLLAAAAAASSSS!!!! Your little ones will absolutely love getting up close to the lions, tigers and crocodiles!
Following on from the list of places to visit in August, I’ve put together even more ideas for days out in and around Bucks. The guide includes places that have reopened their doors this month, brand new activities, plenty of indoor options for rainy days and a few others that I think you’ll love.