My top 5 tips for getting the most out of a Merlin Annual Pass

Over the last two and a half years, Tom, Emerson and I have loved owning our Merlin Annual Passes. We love the freedom they give us to visit the theme parks and attractions we really enjoy. From Alton Towers, Legoland, Chessington to Sealife Centers, Lego Discovery Centers and Warwick Castle, there are so many different…

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Why I renew our Merlin Annual Passes

The reason why I renew our Merlin Annual Passes

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Feeding the Giraffe at Chessington

On Monday 26th August 2019 my family and I had an opportunity to experience something we had never before, we got the chance to feed the giraffe at Chessington World of Adventure. On the Monday morning we pulled up and parked in Chessington’s hotel car park and walked into the main reception. I have never…

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A stay at Warwick Castle – Part 3

Heading through the secret gate from the Knights Village to the Castle grounds. We got in the castle a little later on the second morning just because I did not want to leave our lodge until we had to. It was so peaceful and relaxing, I admit I just did not want to leave. Dragging…

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A stay at Warwick Castle – Part 1

On Sunday 18th August 2019 my family and I spent the night in a beautiful lodge in the Knights Village at Warwick Castle. We got to stay there was because I had entered a competition back at Easter with Merlin Annual Pass, and I won! I still cannot believe it to this day that I…

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Extraordinary Crazy Golf at Alton Towers

During our latest visit to Alton Towers we decided to try out their Extraordinary Crazy Golf. We have been looking at this golf coursed for years and thought we would finally try it out. The 18 hole golf course is split into two separate courses and you can either pay to do either one of…

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TreeTop Adventure crazy golf

A few weeks ago we headed into Leicester to try out the new TreeTop Adventure Golf. Heading down the stairs I was in awe, it was not what I was expecting at all. I felt I was walking into an underground jungle. Instantly you can see how much work has been put into this crazy…

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Algar Waterfalls in Spain

Monday 15th July 2019 we had an adventure like we had never had before. On this beautiful sunny summer day in Spain we went on a trip to the absolutely beautiful Algar Waterfalls. We had no idea what to expect. I knew to pack swimwear and towels (and sun cream!) and that we could take…

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Clip n Climb at Wicksteed Park

On Sunday 23rd June my family and I went to try out the Clip n Climb at Weeksteed Park in Kettering, Northamptonshire. As we drove through the entrance of Weeksteed Park, you first notice the huge children’s play area and the 15 meter high zip wire. We hadn’t been to this place since Emerson was…

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Splash Landings water park at Alton Towers

On Saturday 15th June we visited the Alton Towers Splash Landings Water Park. The water park is located in the colorful Caribbean themed Splash Landings hotel. I had read that it was best to book our tickets and I am glad we did. When we arrived there was quite a queue to get into the…

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Lego Discovery Centre Birmingham

The Lego Discovery Center in Birmingham opened it doors in July 2018, and since then it has been so popular you still need to book a date and time slot to get in. Standing in the queue waiting for our tickets to be verified to enter the main discovery center Emerson was so excited! He…

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Tropical Bird Land

On the outskirts of a rural village in Leicestershire hides a beautiful little bird sanctuary called The Tropical Birdland. It is a 6.5 acre piece of land that has been transformed into a bird paradise. Once you have parked up and walked towards the entrance of the sanctuary you are welcomed by some beautiful owls.…

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