Everybody knows that Marmite is the best tasting yeasty spread in the world ( this is where I duck and cover while the Aussies throw abuse at me!). But would you fancy Marmite flavour fudge? We've tried Marmite flavour chocolate before, you can find that fairly easily in the UK. It's nice, but more as something to try than to eat regularly. Even for me, a total Marmite … [Read more...]
Things to Do in the UK
A collection of things to do in the UK. The UK- The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, some of the best, most interesting, coolest things to do in the UK, British Isles, England, Wales and Scotland
Check out our hand picked posts and destinations below.
Are you heading over for a road trip? Maybe trying to decide what part of the UK to visit. We can help!
I posted the other day about our drive down through, Avebury, Stonehenge and the chalk horses of Wiltshire. What a great day out, we loved it! We missed one very important site, The Cerne Abbas Giant. If you're in this part of England take a chance to see this chalk man with his rampant penis not far from Stonehenge. The Cerne Abbas Giant I'd never seen this very excited … [Read more...]
Stonehenge would probably be pretty high on any non-Brit tourist's wish list. Some of us get a bit blase about our history in Britain, we're forever tripping over castles, stately homes and prehistoric monoliths. I must have driven past Stonehenge 20 times in my life and never, ever, stopped. Not because I don't think it's cool, just because it's kinda normal to me. Yesterday … [Read more...]
Yesterday we flew by the Welney Wetland Centre in Norfolk. We were just killing time really, waiting for our great British roast dinner at my best friend's house on a freezing January afternoon. We were so impressed with what we found at the Eco-friendly Welney Centre that it deserves a big plug. Welney had one of the best kids education centres and museums I've ever … [Read more...]
Barry Island Wales is part of my childhood. I grew up just a few miles away and we regularly visited for beach strolls, fish and chips and Pleasure Park fun. Watching Gavin and Stacey sitting on Barry Island Beach from miles away in Australia made me homesick, so we're back, to share Barry Island with our children and with you. We'll find those Barry Island Gavin and Stacey … [Read more...]
I was lucky enough to be in Cardiff for Christmas 2013, The Doctor's 50th anniversary. I'm also lucky enough to have two fabulous kids who enjoy Doctor Who just as much as I do and to have 45 UK pounds in my pocket to spend on a family admission the The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay. Even if you don't have the cash to spare, just being in Cardiff makes you feel close to … [Read more...]
Have you ever considered taking your kids to the UK for a vacation or holiday? We think it's a great idea, the UK has lots to offer, particularly for children. Let me do what I can to convince you. It's Educational The UK is so rich in history and culture that it's hard to go anywhere without running into something of educational interest London, in particular, is … [Read more...]
Regular readers will know that we touched down in the UK yesterday after 6 months in steamy Asia and 6 years of tropical living in Port Douglas, Queensland. It's December, it's cold. What on earth were we thinking! Most people visit the UK in summer. It gives visitors a fighting chance of not getting soaked or frozen solid. We're not really known for our weather … [Read more...]
The Doctor Who Experience in Both London and Cardiff sadly closed down some time ago. We hope it comes back but it's not looking likely. We thought you'd like to see our photos from the Doctor Who Experience, it was an incredible thing to visit and be a part of, for my then, very small kids. Both, like their mum, are still devoted Whovians. The Doctor Who Experience We, kind … [Read more...]
Experiences of visiting Wales and Big Pit Mining Museum with kids. My kids were pretty small back then and we had a wonderful time touring the UK and taking them to Wales in particular. What is Big Pit mining museum like? Is it good for kids? Can you take small children and how much does it cost? It's free! My last time in Wales and the UK was my first as a tourist. I … [Read more...]