Review: West Midland Safari Park Ice Age Exhibit

West Midland Safari Park is one of our favourite family days out. It’s only a 90-120 minute drive from our home in Cardiff, and it’s an absolutely brilliant day out! The park opens at 10am, so we like to arrive a good twenty minutes beforehand so that we can be as close to the front of the queue as possible! Once you’ve bought your tickets and animal you can drive into the drive-through safari area. First up you’ll find deer, and wild dogs, followed by Rhino’s, lions, tigers, zebras, elephant and my favourite, giraffes! I love feeding the giraffes! They’re… [Read More]

West Midland Safari Park: Santa Safari Review. Video Special!

Scroll down for video Yesterday we visited West Midland Safari Park so that we could experience their Santa Safari. Santa Safari is a magical, festive day out for the whole family. As well as the four mile self-drive safari, children will have the opportunity to visit Santa, as well as Mrs Claus’s Kitchen, and even make Christmas themed crafts. Driving up to the entrance was a lot of fun in itself. Our five year old twins spotted Santa from quite far back and started to get very excited! All the way up the drive to the entrance were snow-covered Christmas… [Read More]

West Midland Safari Park – The Best Day Out Ever!

West Midland Safari Park is a place that I’ve longed to visit for a good number of years. It’s home to some of the worlds most beautiful and critically endangered exotic animals. The 6km route through the 45-hectare safari will provide you with the opportunity to experience the 600 or so animals living there at close quarters, close enough in fact to feed many of them if you purchase the specially formulated animal feed.  We set off from our home in Cardiff around 7.45am. The park opens at 10 so we aimed to be there for that time. We arrived… [Read More]

Bigjigs Wooden Safari Animal Building Blocks Review

A little while ago we applied for the chance to become a Bigjigs Play Patrol Agent. We are delighted to have progressed to the final phase of the application process and now all that stands in our way is this all important mission! Bigjigs Play Patrol Agents are highly trained little people who complete secret missions for Bigjigs by putting fun to the test! R and M’s mission, which they excitedly accepted, was to test out these wooden safari animal building blocks. The blocks arrived in a brown, bubble wrap envelope which can be recycled or in our home used… [Read More]