Category Archives: Days Out

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – A Family Day Out

rope bridge

Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge is one of those iconic places we are fortunate enough to have on our little island. Visitors from all over the world flock to enjoy the views, and test their courage on the wobbling bridge swaying above the crashing waves of the Atlantic. So I felt it was about time I took my family on an excursion there.

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A Week at Benone Tourist Complex

benone-signs-to-beach

I cannot believe the schools are back, and summer is all but over. What I can tell you is that is the first time in a long time, that I feel like I had a summer. I didn’t move house, I didn’t renovate a house, and I mostly just went out and had fun! All thanks to my new tent, which became my second home. The last week of the school holidays I took it to Benone Tourist Complex. It’s not an area I know well, but I was keen to explore.

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The Harbour Brewers Fayre Carrickfergus: Review

Brewers Fayre The Harbour

Last weekend we were invited to The Harbour Brewers Fayre in Carrickfergus. The restaurant is trialing what they refer to as Chef’s Counter menu, and they asked if we would review it. The concept is that on week nights, they have all you can eat buffets, with choices such as battered fish fillets, chilli beef, and roast chicken. And on Saturday’s they have an all you can eat Peri Peri Chicken night, for those who like it hot! Of course, all this is in addition to their usual menu.

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Stendhal Review 2016: Festival of Art

Stendhal Cover

Stendhal you beauty, you did not let me down! I have been looking forward to researching this Stendhal review blog post all summer! It was only last year I discovered that Northern Ireland even had family friendly festivals, so when the team at Stendhal invited me along to their family camping weekend experience, I knew I had to go.

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Donegore Hill Open Farm Review

Donegore Farm Review

Hidden away in the countryside, somewhere between Antrim and Templepatrick, is the little known townland of Donegore. And within that there is a new venture, aimed at providing a fun and educational  day out for families. I decided to write a Donegore Hill Open Farm Review, because having visited myself, I think that this hidden gem deserves to be shouted about!

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