Tretower Castle With Kids (near Crickhowell) – A Dragon Hunting Adventure


Tretower Castle near Crickhowell is a lovely castle and manor to visit. It is one we took our son to and thoroughly enjoyed. In this post I am sharing that visit with you and also giving you some tips and information for your own visit to Tretower Castle with kids.

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Our Visit to Chester Zoo – A Great Family Day Out

our visit to chester zoo

Last August Bank Holiday weekend we visited Chester with the sole purpose of using our Bristol Zoo annual passes for our visit to Chester Zoo. We had caught some of the TV show about the zoo, The Secret Life of the Zoo, and it made us more determined to visit. So, with the long weekend, we drove up and stayed only 15 minutes from the zoo.

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LC Swansea – Our Visit and Review

LC Swansea

Last weekend we were kindly invited* to the Leisure Centre in Swansea, LC Swansea, and received complimentary entry to the Waterpark and also the soft play. BattleDad was originally meant to come along with BattleKid and I but a work trip to India meant he couldn’t. So I invited along S and her son L (of our joint trips to Bluestone) to keep us company and to get another person’s opinion as well.

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Hollywood Bowl in Cardiff – Our Visit

Hollywood Bowl in Cardiff

Last weekend we were kindly invited down to the Hollywood Bowl in Cardiff in the Red Dragon Centre for a game of bowling and some food. Now, it’s been a number of years since I’ve been bowling and to be perfectly honest I hadn’t been overly impressed by the Hollywood Bowl the previous time I’d been. I was also apprehensive about taking a 2 year old bowling and whether he would get bored with it. But I need not have feared.

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