While on a long weekend away at Bluestone in West Wales, we visited Folly Farm for the first time. The name can be deceiving but it is a great family day out in West Wales. Here is our review of visiting Folly Farm with kids.
When I worked in Cardiff I used to travel down the A470 from Tredegar and would take Caerphilly Mountain road towards Pentwyn. I passed a sign for the Mountain View Ranch every day since the sign went up and always wondered what it was. One weekend, while wondering what to do with BattleKid, I looked it up. And discovered the Caerphilly Mountain Ranch was somewhere to take kids, so off we went. One of our main reasons for visiting – hunting a Gruffalo at the Mountain View Ranch.
So, you’ve got a train-mad little boy, a nice sunny day in South Wales and nothing planned of a Saturday morning. What do you do? You visit the Brecon Mountain Railway of course. The Brecon Mountain Railway is situated just a few minutes from Merthyr Tydfil and is a railway with a steam engine to … Read more