Family Days Out Round-up: Spring fun

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Hello and welcome to the Family Days Out round-up for March.

Spring is finally here, the weather is warming up (slowly) and there is blossom on the trees and it seems that lots of you have been taking full advantage of the extra daylight as I have a bumper crop of posts to share with you this month.

North East Family Fun started their fun with a visit to the WWT Washington Wetland Centre which has made me want to take advantage of our pass and visit our local one and on a wild fowl theme, This is Me Now found the joy of feeding the ducks through her toddler at Pensthorpe. Over 40 Mum to One spent the afternoon visiting Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm where they got to see some adorable baby animals and Lunchbox world saw some more exotic creatures on a trip to Woburn Safari Park.

Last month we visited Scotland and I fell in love with their castles and history, in particular Dunnottar Castle and Monkey and Mouse has been whetting my appetite for a revisit with a trip to Blackness Castle and just south of the border, Baby Foote explored the delights of the Northumberlandia Lady of the North.

London has been a popular destination over the last month and we joined in the fun with a trip through town and on water aboard a DUKW with London Duck Tours whilst Mumzilla tested out a more traditional Boat Trip on the Thames. We tried and failed to visit the Lego store as the ginormous queue put us off but Adventures and Play managed a visit along with ride on the Emirates Air Line and going to see the Star Wars Identities exhibition. Kidzania was also popular with Fuss Free Flavours and Being Tilly’s Mummy both visiting at Westfield.

It seems my neck of the woods has also been popular with Bubba Blue and Me visiting Paultons Park, home to Peppa Pig World, Blog Bay Bee had a windy outing to Deer Leap in the New Forest and we checked out the new Gruffalo Spotters trail at Moors Valley which is appearing all over the country, including Wendover Woods where Mummy Sphere found some creatures with the app.

Fishy fun was the order of the day for A Strong Coffee to Go who visited Brighton Sea Life Centre, Suburban Mum reviewed the Birmingham Sea Life Centre, You Have to Laugh took a trip to Southend Sea Life and Chilling with Lucas was seeing stars at Blackpool Sea Life centre.

My favourite post of the month has to be Five Little Stars who took part in a Walking Tour of Paris. I am still working on Hubby to take me!!

Thank you for all your submissions, I got many with tips on where to visit in different areas of the UK so will be doing a seperate post for those in time for Easter.

If you have any days out posts to link up, please add them below



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About Kara Guppy

Kara is a busy mother of 6 children aged between 2 and 22 and lives in Dorset. The family love to be outside and live by the motto "Collect Moments, Not Things". We can often be found leaping in muddy puddles, climbing trees, collecting seashells or hurling ourselves off cliffs down ziplines, and all for fun of course. Kara loves to blog about her and the family's adventures and can be found at Chelseamamma.co.uk, arewenearlythereyet.eu and sharing videos of her days out on her YouTube channel. She can also be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, G+, Vine and Pinterest.

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