The Tank Museum – Bovington- Dorset

Watch out – Papa Joe takes command of a Chieftain Tank!

We then watched the Tanks In Action Display which was takes place at in the outdoor arena. It was thrilling watching the tanks speed around the arena. You can also pay for a ride around the arena in tracked vehicles.

The Tank Museum, which has been greatly enlarged since we first went over 25 years ago, has lots of excellent things to do which will appeal to all the family.

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The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Which is my favourite Roald Dahl Story?

The choice is so hard, ‘James and the Giant Peach’ is great, ‘ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ a classic, but I think ‘THE BFG’  wins.

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On the river at Christchurch – Dorset

It is just like ‘Swallows and Amazon’ the grandma next to me exclaimed and I thought how right she was. Now Swallows and Amazons is a classic childrens book but Papa Joe spent his boyhood reading ‘Biggles’.  Of course, The Mayhems think Peppa Pig is a classic so I will have to explain the story to all of them.

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Aquarium Mare Nostrum – Montpellier, France

The waves crashed over the ship, the deck rocked with the force of the gale. 

But fear not!  

All The Mayhems had things under control and steered us to safety!

The cool ‘Cers’ wind was blowing across Southern France so instead of the beach we took The Mayhems to The Mare Nostrum Aquarium in Montpellier. 

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Quiz Walk : Whitehall and Westminster

Politicians and Power, Priests, Princes and possibly Pelicans.

Explore the ‘corridors of power’ – the government buildings that line Whitehall. See Westminster Abbey where Princes were crowned and Banqueting House where a King lost his head.  Watch the Pelicans in St James’s Park.
The walk is circular and about 2 miles long.

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