10 December 2013

Winter Walks and Scooter Rides

This weekend was lovely, bright blue skies and lots to do at the moment. Saturday saw me take my son to the Lakeside to see A Christmas Carol so I wanted to make sure we took them out for some fresh air on the Sunday.

As it was my dad's birthday we went to Wollaton Hall and Park as they had a Christmas Fair on, the Hall is always a treat for the kids to walk around and see the stuffed animals and the park is always lovely too.

Beautiful wreaths around the entrance to the courtyard

Inside the Hall, loved the feel of it all Christmassy

Looking at the Albatross, they are huge!!!

Dental check for the Hippo

Daddy pointing out the different skulls.

Looking at the snake skeleton

Dino fossils.

George, the well known Gorilla. Scary, but everyone remembers him.

Time for a scoot...

Poor tree blown down in the wind. 
Looking out over the lovely lake
Wollaton Hall is a fantastic place, full of history and is a place for the children to see animals up close, it is also Batman's House so that makes it super special ;)

This week we are linking up to Country Kids over at Coombe Mill.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall


  1. It does look like a really love place and well Batman...very cool!

  2. Batman's House, well that is bound to make it a super cool place to visit! I love the look of those straight paths for scooting and there looks like plenty of history and intrigue inside too. A lovely day out. Thank you for sharing on Country Kids.

    1. It is always great to visit. I used to go as a kid too and it is nice to bring them and show them what I remember :)


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