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Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:25:30

DH has to go there for a week in the summer and we've decided that dd and I will go with him.

So I just wanted to know what there is for us to do during the day.

Any recommendations?

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:31:13

deffo go to drucillers

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:32:15

if you like sheep

go to rare sheep farm

just outside eastbourne

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:32:54

What's that?

Didn't know you were back btw. Have you been hiding in one of your AE's?

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:34:39

No they still in bed with jet lag


Drucillers is play park and zoo will find a link

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:36:04

can't spell but here it is



deffo brill

how old DD?

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:36:06

Good time I take it?

That sounds good. I just thought the beach would get a bit boring after a while.

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:38:42

Thanks. I think it will be August when we go so dd will be 22 months.

She'll love that Zoo cos they've got Penguins!

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:44:17

only pebble beach

sand when tide goes out

lots of rock pools




Had a deffo brill time, Thanks

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:47:37

Rock pools are good, very educational.

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:49:41



get a net


about £1 in shops there

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:55:12

go for a walk to beachy head

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 18-Apr-05 23:56:03

Keep em coming, I've got 5 days to fill and I am not sitting in the Hotel!

RTKangaMummy Mon 18-Apr-05 23:59:39

sheep

RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:00:46

If you like castles go to Pevensy [ruin]

or Hastings [ruin]

or Bodiam [not ruin]

RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:02:00

Bluebell railway steam trains

Newbarnsleygirl Tue 19-Apr-05 00:04:54

Thats a good website. Have seen a few things we can do now. Thank you

RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:08:14

DO NOT GO HERE

LOTS OF STAIRS

VERY CRAMPED

ONLY RELEVENT IF OLD

ie OVER 50 YEARS



Buckleys Yesterday's World

Battle, East Sussex

Discover the No. 1 Visitor Attraction in the South East, 2002 * Travel back in time at Buckleys Yesterday's World, and uncover an Aladdin's Cave of treasures from the past. Journey through the darkened cobbled streets of yester year and meet the colourful characters who bring this fascinating world to life. Miniature play village, picnic area and summer tea rooms situated in the beautiful landscaped gardens. Spend a day in the past. *100,000 visitor category

Newbarnsleygirl Tue 19-Apr-05 00:10:05

Good point!

RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:10:38

DO NOT GO HERE EITHER


VERY VERY VERY DODGY PEOPLE {MEN} GO THERE IYSWIM



Clambers Play Centre

White Rock Gardens, Hastings, East Sussex

For all the under 12's a great place to have fun in a playground full of balls, slides, climbing frames, ropes and much more. Watch your little bundles of joy play safe in the knowledge that the staff constantly supervise the centre.

Come rain or shine there is plenty to do both inside and out.

Newbarnsleygirl Tue 19-Apr-05 00:12:20

EEEEKKK

RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:17:08

DS LOVED IT HERE We went with my parents



They shear a sheep and have other animals like pigs, ducks, horses, tractor ride

IF YOU LIKE SHEEP GO THERE DEFFO





Seven Sisters Sheep Centre

Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Good Britain Guide Sussex Family Attraction of the Year 2002. A family-run farm for animal lovers of all ages; the world’s largest collection of breeds of sheep and all the other farm favourites, tame enough to touch and feed. Daily bottle feeding, tractor rides, tea room, gift shop and picnic area. Lambing time 8 March - 5 May. Closed 6 May - 4 July. Shearing and sheep milking 5 July - 7 September. Mobile farm unit for visits to schools, open days etc.

Newbarnsleygirl Tue 19-Apr-05 00:18:04

I like lamb




RTKangaMummy Tue 19-Apr-05 00:18:55

Well that is not exactly what I meant but

Newbarnsleygirl Tue 19-Apr-05 00:21:10

So the plan so far is...

The beach
The Zoo
The Sheep farm
The ski slope for dh in the evening.

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