Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Discount off Award Winning Kids Newspaper

Award Winning Kids’ Newspaper!

40% Off Subscription to First News

40% off a 3 month subscription to First News – An Award Winning Newspaper for young people at £11.75 (shop price £19.50). Click here to receive this fantastic offer.

3 month subscription includes 13 issues; first one received a week after your order. No catch – no further payments will be taken at the end of your 3 months subscription. Relevant for ages 7 – 14. Post & packaging included. First News delivered each week directly to your door. Voucher valid until September 7th, 2013. Based on the usual cover price of £1.50 per issue.

• Encourages your kids to get into the habit of reading.
• The only newspaper available in the UK for young people.
• Widest read children’s publication with over 1 million readers every week.
• Up-to-date, insightful, and dynamic articles on a wide range of subjects.
• From entertainment to politics, sports to science, it covers all subjects relevant to a younger audience.
• Vibrantly presented, thought-provoking, intelligent, and fun newspaper.
• A great teaching resource; the perfect treat for a special child.
• Easily digestible articles in a child-friendly design.

 Click here to receive this fantastic offer.

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Discount voucher at Groombridge Place


Fantastic Family Day out: 50% off Entrance to the Enchanting and Magical World of Groombridge Place Book Now

50% off adult and child ticket at £8.20 (usually at £16.40).
50% 0ff 2 child tickets (2 for 1) at £7.45 (usually at £14.90).
50% off 2 adult tickets (2 for 1) at £8.95 (usually at £17.90).
Child ticket is for ages 3 – 12. Under 3’s go for free.

Click here to get this fantastic 50% discount

• Fun and enchantment for the whole family.
• Enjoy beautiful award-winning gardens including the stunning Knot Garden and White Rose Garden amongst many others.
• Stroll in the magical world of the Enchanted Forest with giant tree swings, zip wires, rope swings, a maze, and Crusoe’s World.
• Lots of animal attractions – Birds of Prey & resident animals including the world famous Zedonk (half donkey, half zebra), piglets & more.
• Giant chess set for the kids to play on.
• Newly refurbished restaurant and al fresco dining area serving freshly prepared food using locally-grown ingredients.
• Enjoy shopping at the recently renovated store; from homeware to wine produced at Seyval Blanc.

Groombridge Place is an outdoor venue so please dress accordingly. Estate opens Monday to Sunday, from 9:30am – 5:30pm. Last entry at 4pm. Canal boat to and from Enchanted forest is £1.50 per person, each way.
Voucher valid until July 24th, 2013. You will receive your voucher the day after purchase. Book Now

Address: Groombridge Place, Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9QG, approx 1.15hr from Central London.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Go Ape Crawley


GO APE , Crawley, Tilgate Park, (Sussex)

NEW for 2013 Featuring Tree Top Junior and our Tree Top Adventure.

Tree Top Junior now open.

We think everyone has the Go Ape spirit just waiting to be unleashed! There’s no greater rush than the great outdoors, so whether your tribe is a birthday party, corporate event or simply a day out with the kids, we make our courses as fun and as accessible as possible.

Our NEW adventure in Sussex can be enjoyed by all. Not only can the over 10′s enjoy our classic Tree Top Adventure (from July 13th 2013), but anyone over 1 metre can get off the ground and up in the trees with Tree Top Junior. It’s the latest Go Ape adventure to join the family tree aimed at junior tarzans aged between 6-12 years old. Already a firm family favourite, aspiring Tarzans and Janes can swing, leap and zip their way through the forest on an hour-long adventure.

Our Tree Top Adventure will be opening on July 13th 2013, keep your eyes peeled for when you can book.

And Tilgate Park near Brighton has so much to offer from stunning lakes, lawns and gardens to miles of woodland for long leisurely walks.

Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids!

If you’re looking for outdoor activities for children, then Go Ape’s got the answer. Fun filled days out of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You’ll negotiate crossings and finish on a high (literally) with one awesome zip wire. Our outdoor adventure for children can be at Tilgate Park, Crawley is for all abilities. Tree Top Junior is a great adventure experience for explorers from 6 years (over 1m) to 106 years!

Click here to find out more and book tickets

Kent and Sussex Festival

Kent and Sussex Festival
Sat 29th & Sun 30th June 2013

Family of 4: Ticket and drink only £8
(Up to 64% off)

Kent and Sussex Festival springs to life at the end of June with a bundle of trade stands and family entertainment. The stalls will be packed with garden appliances, crafts and mouth-watering food, with a barbecue and hog roast likely to act as the centrepiece. Children can get involved with fishing, golf or cryptic trails, while games such as football, sack races and tugs of war will be hosted throughout the two days

£4 for entry for two adults with drinks (65% off)
£8 for entry for a family of four with drinks (64% off)

  • Entertainment festival at Bewl Water Centre
  • Garden, crafts and food stalls
  • Children's entertainment such as fishing, paddle boats, sports, and face painting
  • Barbecue and hog roast
  • Meet and greet with Bertie Beaver
  • Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June, 10am to 5pm
  • Coffee, tea or squash each
  • Children under 5 enter for free
  • Click here to book this special offer entry price
Validity:  Valid 29 or 30 June 2013 only.
Purchase:  Limit 1 per 2 adults or family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children). May buy multiple as gifts.
Redemption:  No booking required. Must present printed Groupon on arrival for entry.
Further information:  Valid at Bewl Water Centre (TN3 8JH). Valid 10am-5pm. Family entry valid for 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children. Children must be aged 5 to 15. Some attractions incur a surcharge. Valid on option purchased only
Location: Bewl Water, Kent, TN3 8JH


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Childrens Adventure Activity Day

Activity Day: Climbing, Kayaking, Archery and more for £59 with 3xtreme (62% off)

East Grinstead West Sussex

Activity days at 3xtreme  are packed with an energetic spree of outdoor activities, with all equipment provided along with professional instruction for each sport.

Day Includes:
 Rock climbing
 Flu Flu archery
 Rifle shooting
 CO2 pistol shooting
 Axe throwing
 Knife throwing
 Pistol crossbow shooting
 Create challenge

  • Outdoor activities taster day with ten activities to try:
  • Kayaking, real rock climbing, archery, flu flu archery, and strategy-based create challenge
  • Rifle shooting, CO2 pistol shooting, axe throwing, knife throwing, and crossbow shooting
  • All equipment provided
  • Will run in all weather apart from snow
  • East Grinstead location, available seven days a week
  • Click here to book

Validity:  Must book by 31 July 2013. Expires 11 September 2013 (Excl. 2-4 August).
Purchase:  Limit 1 per person. May buy 15 additional as gifts.
Redemption:  Booking required. 7-day cancellation policy.
Further information:  Must be 10 or older; under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Must be able-bodied. Axe and knife throwing activities require a disclaimer to be signed. Days start at 9am, arrive at 8.45am. Subject to availability and group size. Must bring a change of clothes and towel.
Location: 3xtreme, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4HP

BOOK NOW: Click here

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Bewl Water Trout Fishing Permit Offer

Bewl Water: 1 day Trout Fishing Permit with boat hire from £19 (up to 53% off)

Hopeful anglers can take to Bewl Water for some trout fishing, with a permit to catch and release two trout each and boat hire also included.

  • Permit to catch and release two trout for one (£19) or two (£34)
  • Boat hire on Bewl Water included
  • Expansive freshwater trout lake located near Lamberhurst
  • Tackle hire available for £15 per person
  • Unlimited catch and release
  • Click here to book, only 2 days left
Validity:  Expires 22 September 2013 (Excl. competition days).
Purchase:  Limit 1 per 1 or 2 people. May buy multiple as gifts.
Redemption:  Booking required. 24-hour cancellation policy. Must present printed Groupon on arrival.
Further information:  Valid Mon-Fri only. Valid for 'Two Trout Catch and Release' permit only; fishing must cease after first 2 trout per person have been caught and taken. Max 2 people per boat. Excludes tackle hire; available for a £15 supplement and must be booked in advance. Must have own rod and line licence available through the following link: .
Valid on option purchased only.
Location: Bewl Water, Kent TN3 8JH


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Childrens Equestrian Day

Ellenwhorne Equestrian Centre:

Children's Expreience for £12

Ponies will be groomed and pampered as they help newbies of Ellenwhorne Equestrian Centre get stuck into life in the stable yard.

  • Five hour experience learning about horse care
  • Grooming, stable management, feeding and general interaction
  • Suitable for children 2-15
  • Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Equipment provided
  • Click here to book this fantastic offer
Validity:  Expires 31 August 2013.
Purchase:  Limit 1 per person. May buy up to 7 additional as gifts.
Redemption:  Booking required. 24-hour cancellation policy.
Further information:  Valid for children aged 2-15. Valid Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm. Experience lasts approx. 5 hours. Suitable outdoor clothing to be worn, long trousers, stout shoes or wellies. Bring packed lunch. Refreshments may be purchased on site. Upgrade to include riding available for a surcharge; enquire upon booking.
Location: Ellenwhorne Equestrian Centre, Staplecross TN32 5RT

BOOK NOW - Offer limited 1 day left to book!

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Thursday, 13 June 2013

Family Farms East Sussex

Family Farms East Sussex offer fun days out with the kids. There are lots of animals to meet, tractor and trailer rides to enjoy, opportunities to bottle feed the lambs and watch the art of shearing.

Some Family Farms East Sussex offer extensive indoor and outdoor play areas to include soft play, trampolines, swing boats, zip slides and more.

Children will love to play in the hay play barns and there are some Family Farms East Sussex that offer nature trails around the farm.

Family Farms East Sussex

Spring Barn Farm Park in Lewes.
Set in the spectacular South Downs National Park,
Spring Barn Farm is the perfect family day out.
Open year round, with lots of animals to meet, tractor and trailer rides, bouncing pillows, indoor and outdoor play, there is always so much to see and do! Fantastic indoor play with MEGA SLIDES, young tractor drivers course and Under 5’s soft play area. The farmhouse kitchen restaurant serves delicious home-cooked food, tempting cakes and cream teas. And why not visit our farm shop? Full of fresh local produce, farm-reared meat and a range of ceramics and lovely homeware. Please see website: for more information to include opening times and prices.

There are many more Family Farms in East Sussex and a full list can be found on kidstodo or click here for Family Farms West Sussex .

 Most Family Farms East Sussex have picnic areas and also a cafĂ© or restaurant where you can enjoy a light lunch or even a slice of cake with a cup of tea.

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Adventure Parks

Adventure Parks

in East Sussex and West Sussex

Looking for somewhere to take the children this weekend? Why not take them to an Adventure Park in Sussex, somewhere for the whole family to enjoy. Adventure Parks offer fun family days out with the kids in Sussex with roller coasters, animals, live shows, attractions and fun!

Some adventure parks offer one entrance fee to the park whereas other adventure parks are free entry and you pay as you go. Adventure Parks have plenty to do for all ages with baby facilities available.

Littlehampton Harbour Park is home to the sea, river-side-walk, picnic greens and buckets of laughs. It really is a must for any family fun day out! Splash land on the log flume and throw your hands up on the crazy caterpillar coaster, or try family favourites like the waltzer, dodgems and adventure golf. There are also rides for the younger children to include meery-go-round, giant slide, trampolines and mini-car circuit. There is also a soft play area, arcades and a restaurant where you can enjoy fish and chips and Kelly's ice cream.

Drusillas Park and Zoo in Alfriston East Sussex is widely regarded as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers an opportunity to get nose to nose with nature with hundreds of exotic animals from monkeys and otters to penguins and meerkats.
But animals are only half the fun – Go Wild! Go Bananas! and Amazon Adventure are paradise for anyone who needs to let off steam and Thomas the Tank Engine offers a train service 362 days a year! Don’t miss close encounters in Lemurland or walk-through parrot aviary – Lory Landing.

Fishers Farm Adventure Park in Wisborough Green, West Sussex is a A much loved family attraction, the multi-award-winning Fishers is arguably the number one all-inclusive, all-year attraction in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’ and with all rides and activities included in your admission, Fishers is undoubtedly the ultimate day out for any family, and promises a farm-tastic day of fun come rain or shine!
An Olympic Tractor Ride, Ghost Tunnel, Climbing Wall, Toboggan Run, Adventure Golf, Pony Rides, Animal Racing, Bottle-Feeding and more than 40 different rides and attractions...Fishers Adventure Farm Park is most definitely the number one choice for a jam-packed fun-filled family day out!

Adventure Parks offer value for money having so much to do all day long.

For more Adventure Parks in Sussex please visit our website for a full list.

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Friday, 7 June 2013

Fathers Day 16th June

SUNDAY 16th JUNE 2013

Dads Weekend - Fishers Adventure Farm Park
15th-16th June
Treat your Dad to a lovely family day out at Fishers this Fathers Day, and the best part is…ALL DADS VISIT FOR FREE! Address: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG Tel: 01403 700063

Dads Can Do - Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
Sunday 16th June
Give Dad an extra special treat. Fun and challenging activities including; steer a steam engine, locomotive footplate rides and hands-on crafts. Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Amberley,near Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.T: 01798 831370

Summer Museum Working Day - Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
Sunday 16th June
See the Museum in action with an operating wood yard, steam engines and working exhibits. Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Amberley,near Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.T: 01798 831370

Father’s Day with The Outdoors Project & Rockinghorse - Hove Park
Sunday 16th June 2013
10-11am and 11:30am-12:30pm
The Outdoors Project is proud to announce a new partnership with Brighton-based children’s charity, Rockinghorse, just in time for Father’s Day. The outdoor adventure club provider has teamed up with the charity and would like to invite Dads and their children to join them for a special Father’s Day celebration on Sunday 16th June. Spend some quality Dad time with your little ones and enjoy a high-energy, one-hour elite Nerf Wars session, followed by a relaxing picnic in Hove Park. All proceeds from the day will go towards Rockinghorse, the official fundraising arm of Brighton’s Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and Trevor Mann Baby Unit. Rockinghorse raises money for cutting edge, life-saving medical equipment, whilst ensuring that children are treated in a calm, caring and child-friendly environment.
Cost: £15 per couple, 1 dad & 1 child. Venue: Hove Park next to the climbing boulder. For more information go to:

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Sunday, 2 June 2013

Maxines Novelty Cakes Worthing

Maxine's Cakery in Worthing, West Sussex

Specialising in Novelty Cakes for children. Why not have an original cake made for your child to order.

I take pride in creating delicious handmade and hand decorated cakes that can be the centre piece at your child's birthday party. Your cake will be especially designed for you. I can help you with design ideas and come up with a cake with a difference, one you won't find in a supermarket, or let me know if you already have a design in mind. I am sure you will be delighted with the end result. I make fresh cakes for any occasion and specialise in Novelty cakes, birthday cakes, cupcakes and celebration cakes.

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