Posts Tagged: "family days out south wales"

12 Days of Christmas trail at Dyffryn Gardens


The classic Christmas song 12 Days of Christmas is brought to life this year at Dyffryn Gardens, with a family-friendly trail around the grounds featuring all the items from the song. I headed to the National Trust property yesterday, a cold but beautifully sunny day, with Toddler Boy I, my...

Halloween at Hendrewennol

Halloween at Hendrewennol

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Hendrwennol has gained quite a reputation over the last few years for its Halloween festivities. Gone are the strawberries the pick-your-own farm is famous for in the early summer, and in place are thousands of pumpkins, picked over the last couple of weeks, and ready to be carved, as one of...

Sgwd yr Eira

A trip to Sgwd yr Eira Waterfall, Brecon Beacons


I can’t remember when waterfalls you can walk behind first came up in conversation with my children, but they’ve been fascinated by the idea for months and months now. Last weekend, we made that little dream a reality by visiting Sgwd yr Eira, one of the most famous waterfalls in...

Roman adventures in Caerleon 


Little Man O, my nearly-five-year-old, has developed a fascination with the Romans. I’m not really sure where this interest came from but we thought we’d attempt to answer some of his questions and bring a bit of Roman history to life with a trip to see the Roman amphitheatre, barracks, baths...