During the October half-term holiday we decided to visit the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Located just near Chichester in West Sussex, The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is a collection of historic houses and buildings dating from the 14th century to Victorian times, buildings that have been rescued from demolition, deconstructed, transported … Continue reading this article ››
We decided to take our children swimming, and rather than go to the local leisure centre or beach, we took them to Petersfield’s Heated Open Air Swimming Pool. Entry was inexpensive, a large car park right next to the pool, snacks and drinks were very reasonably priced, a toddler’s splash pool, loads of changing rooms, … Continue reading this article ››
In July 2016 I tagged along my eldest two sons and the Waterlooville based Training Ship (TS) Active Marine Training Corps on their visit to the RAF’s Fleet Air Arm Museum based in Yeovilton, Somerset. The museum was easy to find, parking was free, and entry to the museum good value for money. The museum … Continue reading this article ››
A day out in Southsea with one of my sons, we decided to give the Southsea Splash Pool a visit. The Splash Pool is located on Clarence Esplanade near to the D-Day Museum. Entry is free, there are nearby toilets, a couple of nearby cafés plenty of parking, picnic benches and loads for young children … Continue reading this article ››
On a visit to Southsea with one of my sons, we decided to pop in to Southsea Model village. I’ll be honest, I had very low expectations of the village, but was pleasantly surprised. Yes, Southsea Model Village is twee, but it’s a model village, how can it not be twee? I am not going … Continue reading this article ››
A day out with one of my sons, as part of the itinerary we took at look at Southsea’s Rose Garden which is next door to the Southsea Model Village. It was truly impressive and well worth a look even if you don’t like roses.
After visiting Bognor Regis in the year, we decided to give Littlehampton a visit. I used to visit Littlehampton back in the 90’s due to work, and wanted to check out the funfair and of course the RNLI Lifeboat Blue Peter 1 prior to it’s pending retirement. On arrival there were plenty of car parks … Continue reading this article ››