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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Legoland Windsor Castle Hotel Staycation

With Merlin Annual pass having to close its parks back in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all of our plans, just like everyone else’s, where put on hold. It was so strange not to be able to do the things we would normally do or go to places we would normally go. With this…

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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 2

Our first stop at the Knight’s Village was at the reception next to The Great Hall to get our key card and find out which lodge we were staying in. Wheeling our cases down the wooden walk way we found our where we would be spending the night, and it was stunning! Walking to our…

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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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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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The Rollercoaster Restaurant at Alton Towers

While at Alton Towers on Fathers day we wanted to try out the Rollercoaster Restaurant in the Forbidden Valley. With the park closing at 5pm so we headed to the restaurant around 4:30pm to see if we could get a table. I had heard you needed to book a table when the park was busy…

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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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A day at Hever Castle

On Saturday 6th April 2019 we visited a place I have wanted to go to for years. Hever Castle. When it comes to our day trips I normally research what is there for the three of us to make sure we will all enjoy it but I didn’t know we were visiting Hever Castle as…

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The new Lego City 4D Officer In Pursuit!

Today we got to experience the new Lego City 4D Office In Pursuit film in the Legoland Windsor cinema located in the imagination section of the park. If you haven’t experienced this yet I highly recommend you go and see it. As you walk in the cinema you are handed your 3D glasses and asked…

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