|This is NOT my family – we are not this good looking and I don’t think anyone really looks this happy on a family outing|
This is my 2013 list of family outings I would like to do. I am very good at seeing things that thinking “oh, that sounds great!” then forgetting about it completely so I am writing things down here and will try to remember to update it with details of what we have done as well as adding things when I think of them so I don’t forget this year.
Here is what I have so far
- Another trip to Folly Farm. It rained biblical amounts when we went in December and though we had a great time, we didn’t see any animals or get to play outside.
- Horse riding with the youngest. I have found a place near us and will book this soon
- Techniquest in Cardiff Bay – youngest and I have a season ticket so I definitely want to get there a few times over the year.
- The Great Western LEGO exhibition in Swindon in October
- family bike ride. Youngest is off his stabilisers so now we can all ride together – hooray!
- family holiday to the Lake District and Scotland in summer. We’ve been talking about this for a few years but haven’t actually got around to organising it but watch out Scotland, because 2013 is the year we visit!
- holiday in the sun, if funds allow and if summer is rubbish again this year. I think I may be developing webbed feet
- ice skating – oldest loved it when we went last year but despite having Planet Ice in Cardiff and the best intentions, we haven’t actually gone again
- Bovington Tank Museum in Dorset – the one on the Isle of Wight was a real hit last year, so will try this one closer to home
- holiday at Coombe Mill
- Disneyland Paris is a possibility if the price is right (is it ever?)
- Doctor Who Experience
- Legoland Windsor, maybe even in the Legoland hotel this time because it looks awesome!
- The Harry Potter Studio Tour at Warner Bros
- St Werburghs City Farm in Bristol
- Bead Shop, 21A Towers St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NS
- Fortingall Yew
- Roald Dahl Museum
- Cheddar Bikefest
- Bristol Slapstick Silent Comedy Festival (gutted just missed this. Will have to be 2014 now)
- Bristol Balloon Fiesta
- Thames Foreshore Dig in London
- Caerphilly Castle on a re-inactment day
- Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh
- Big Pit, Blaenavon
- Barrafundle Bay
- Wales Wetland National Mud Festival
- Loch Ness
- National Museum of Scotland
- Pontefract Liquorice Festival
- Woodland Skills (maybe just for the boys)
- Bath Pump Rooms
- Singleton Boating Lake
- Fossil Finding
- Dawn Chorus event
- Venture Playground Wrexham
- Pick Your Own (bit of a cheat, we usually do this a couple of times a year)
- Low Sizergh Farm Kendall
Leave me a comment if you have any other suggestions, especially if they’re in South Wales or the South West.
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