Category Archive: Parks and Playgrounds

A Christmas Holiday Diary

Peace and quiet, the boys are back at school.  That was a hectic couple of weeks.  I can look back calmly now and see all the lovely things we did, it’s difficult to… Continue reading

It was all going so well….

…..until he vomited everywhere and birds started being shot out of the sky.  Apart from that though it was a perfect morning out.  As usual it was a bit of a struggle to… Continue reading

A Potato Picnic

Our day has been far busier than I thought it would be.  I had no real plans of how to occupy The Farmer today, but it ended up being a nice full day… Continue reading

BMX Superstar

We met with some friends a few weeks back, they suggested the BMX track at Alvaston in Derby.  We’ve cycled past it many times and watched events there, but never really considered taking… Continue reading

Two little rabbits at Sudbury Hall

Here’s another trip from a few weeks back.  We visited Sudbury Hall, making the most of our National Trust membership.  It’s actually free to park and explore the grounds, but you have to… Continue reading

Carsington Water – Grand Opening for the Outdoor Classroom

We took a trip to Carsington Water a few weeks ago to take part in Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Grand Opening of the Outdoor Classroom. It was a free event, always good, especially as… Continue reading