Tag Archives: Norfolk

Sea Life Centre Gt Yarmouth

We have visited the Sea Life Centre at Gt Yarmouth relatively regularly since L was born, maybe once a year or so. We can make it part of a larger day out at the seaside with ease and L does like to look at some fish.

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East Anglian Game and Country Fair

L loves JCBs, loves them. We’ve worked as Brand Ambassadors for JCB Kids in the past and visited Diggerland. This kid is OBSESSED. So when I discovered that the world-famous Dancing Digger team from JCB would be visiting the East Anglian Game and Country Fair just outside of Thetford I booked tickets for me and the kid.

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Dancing Diggers

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A Family Break on the Broads with Herbert Woods

I don’t think I have ever hidden the fact I love living in Norfolk. I love the quiet rural lifestyle and how lucky we are to have a stunning coastline, plenty of castles and attractions and the Norfolk Broads all on my doorstep.

Herbert Woods Holiday 2018
How Hill House and Gardens

We have spent a lot of time on the Broads over the years and I can’t think of a time since we’ve had L that we haven’t got a boat out in one form or another.  Continue reading A Family Break on the Broads with Herbert Woods

Feeling Calm #109

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

O it seems I can only be good at one thing at a time. I can be good at We have had a glorious long weekend on the Norfolk Broads in a fabulous boat. It was a well earned break and pretty much all my highlights have been from those few days!

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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Amazona Zoo Celebrates Ten Years with Teddy Bears Picnic

One of Norfolk’s leading family attractions, Amazona Zoo in Cromer, Norfolk, will be celebrating its tenth anniversary on Saturday 23rd June 2018 where it will be hosting a fun-filled Teddy Bear’s Picnic event from 10am to 5pm.

Boy pointing to zoo map
Ready to show us round the zoo

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Our Day at The Spring Fling 2018

A few weeks ago I was wasting time on Facebook, as you do, when I saw an advert for The Spring Fling. It immediately appealed to me as it involved tractors, the emergency services and animals, all of L’s favourite things. When I looked into it a bit further I saw the tickets were only £9.50 each and included lunch. I was sold.

Spring Fling 2018
He looks so small

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Banham Zoo

For four years now we have had annual passes to Banham Zoo and though I’ve mentioned it several times, not once have I actually written about it! Well it’s time I fixed that.

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City of Norwich Aviation Museum

One of our favourite day trips is The City of Norwich Aviation Museum.

It is a particular favourite of L and his Daddy, to the point they got themselves an annual pass (£10 per adult or £20 for a family pass). On occasion, however, it is permitted for me to go with them!Norwich Aviation Museum

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Adventure The Broads in Norfolk with New Cottage Company

Fed up with the snow? Thinking of booking a holiday? As a Norfolk girl I may be biased but I cannot recommend the Norfolk Broads enough. They are beautiful, so peaceful and relaxing. They are also well situated with a great deal to do in and around them. I’ve spent many happy holiday at the Norfolk Broads.

A Day on The Broads with Herbert Woods
A Day on The Broads 

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Half Term Fun at intu Chapelfield

5,4,3,2, fun!

Blast-off for Kids’ Club fun at intu Chapelfield this February half-term

Reach for the stars at intu Chapelfield Kids’ Club this February half-term, with space-themed crafts to keep your budding Tim Peake’s entertained. Continue reading Half Term Fun at intu Chapelfield