• Dex smiling at a monkey behind a barrier at Trentham Monkey Forest

    Trentham Monkey Forest | Days Out

    5th August 2019

    This week, we travelled a little further afield and visited Trentham Monkey Forest in the Midlands. We are lucky in west Lancashire that we are so close to the M6 motorway, which means we can get down south pretty quickly. It took us just over an hour to get to Trentham, which is just outside…

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  • Malmaison hotel in Birmingham at night

    Malmaison Hotel, Birmingham | Review

    28th March 2019

    We were recently invited to spend the weekend in Birmingham by Visit Birmingham, and as part of the weekend we stayed the night in the Malmaison Hotel Birmingham, located next to the Mailbox in Birmingham City Centre. We love a good hotel, and Malmaison have been on our wishlist for a very long time, so…

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  • Dex wandering aroun Thinktank Museum in Birmingham

    Thinktank Museum, Birmingham | Days Out

    21st February 2019

    In November, Visit Birmingham invited us to the UK’s second city to show us exactly what it had to offer. As part of this trip we visited Thinktank Museum, an award winning science museum perfect for families.

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  • Dexter in the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham looking into the glass, behind which is blue water

    National SEA LIFE Centre, Birmingham | Days Out

    31st January 2019

    In November, we were invited by Visit Birmingham to spend the weekend in Birmingham and we packed in so many fun attractions including the National SEA LIFE Centre which is located next to Brindleyplace in the centre of Birmingham.

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