Killerton Apple Day 12th October
Older group had a blast at Killerton this week for their apple picking day and everyone had a great time following the process from picking their apples to pressing them and bottling and tasting their juice!
Bear Trail 5th October
Younger group had a wet and wild day at the Bear Trail in Cullompton this weekend. The Bear Trail is always a fab day filled with good, mucky, outdoors fun for all of our young people (and the staff too!)
Aquarium 28th September
This week older group took a trip to Plymouth Aquarium. This is always a much loved trip of older group’s and we had a lovely day as always!
Cinema & Park 21st September
This week some of younger group headed to the cinema to watch The Lion King in Exeter, while the rest of the group headed to the park for a play! Both parts of the group thoroughly enjoyed their day!
Babbacombe 14th September
Older group spent the day in Babbacombe this week. We had fish and chips for lunch on the downs before taking the cliff railway down to Oddicombe beach for a paddle under the September sun.
Elmer Trail 7th September
This week it was younger group’s turn to take on the Elmer trail in Plymouth. We had a lovely day exploring the city centre whilst seeking out the wonderful, unique Elemer statues along the way!
Escot House 31st August
This week older group enjoyed exploring the grounds at Escot House. The maze, bird show and slides are always particular favourites of the group when we visit Escot.
Gympanzees 10th August
Younger group had the opportunity to visit the fantastic Gympanzees summer pop up in Bristol this week. We had a great day, jam packed with fun, accessible activities for all – from an accessible gym and park to fantastic sensory rooms and much more! We are excited to watch the progression of Gympanzees, who hope to open accessible gyms across the country!
Elmer trail and swimming 3rd August
Older group had a fab time in Plymouth, completing some of the Elmer trail before having a dip in the gorgeous outdoor pool at Tinside Lido. It’s lovely to find an accessible outdoor pool!
Greenway House 27th July
This week, younger group had a lovely time exploring the house and grounds at Greenway. We learnt some things about Agatha Christie and enjoyed exploring her home whilst making good use of our National Trust passes!
Summer Surf Challenge 20th July
Older group had a fantastic day at the Wave Project’s Summer Surf Challenge 2019 this week! Surfing is a firm favourite trip of ours at club and it is always wonderful to see all of our young people accessing and enjoying the waves in their own way!
World of Country Life 13th July
This week younger group enjoyed all that World of Country Life has to offer. The deer train, soft play and air bounce are particular favourites of the group! We also enjoyed the birds of prey show and lots more!
Brixham 22nd June
This week older group headed to Brixham. We had some fun in the sea before tucking into some yummy fish and chips!
Orange Elephant 15th June
This week was younger group’s turn to take a trip to the Orange Elephant. We had a lovely time playing in the summer meadow in the sunshine before tucking into some of Mrs T’s finest ice cream and sorbet!
Funky Llama festival – 8th June
We had a fantastic day at the Funky Llama Festival, which made its return this week after having a year off. Funky Llama is always a firm favourite of ours and provides a fun day packed with a great atmosphere and lots of creative entertainment! We also said goodbye to Alex and another of our young people and we wish them both lots of luck in the future!
Cycling and Goodrington 1st June
We had a brilliant day at the velopark for the Breaking The Barrier cycling event hosted by Lifeworks. It was great to try out some fantastic, inclusive bikes and lots of fun was had by all! After cycling, we headed over to Goodrington for ice cream on the beach and we were lucky enough to catch some of the red arrows display overhead!
Kaspa’s – 25th May
This week we said goodbye to Gabriella as she turns 19. We spent her last day in Exeter, where we had a picnic on the cathedral green and then headed over to Kaspa’s to check out their delicious desserts. We wish Ella lots of luck in her future and older group will all miss her.
Sidmouth Sea Festival – 18th May
Younger group had a great day at the Sidmouth Sea Festival. They loved the sea shanties and being able to drive the lifeboat the most! They even had a storytelling boat which was loads of fun. We finished off with an ice cream on the beach. What could be better!?
Yarak – 11th May
Older group had a great trip to Yarak, where we have the chance to get up close to their fantastic birds of prey. This visit we spent some time holding, flying and feeding the owls.
iBounce and Stover – 4th May
Younger group had a fantastic, active day. We started the day with some fun at iBounce, which is always a firm favourite! We then headed over to Stover for a picnic in the woods, followed by a stroll around the lake in the sunshine.
Orange Elephant – 27th April
Older group had a very blustery day on the farm, meeting all of the new animals for the 2019 season. They also loved the new elephant slide!
Easter Fun – 6th April
Today younger group have had a lovely sunny day on an Easter Egg hunt in the gardens at Coleton Fishacre. Such a beautiful place for some springtime fun.
Mother’s Day – 30th March
Older group spent the day making goodies for our Mums and Carers. Lots of chocolate and flowers were on the agenda!
Kennford 23rd March
Younger group spit into two today. Half of the group went to the Odeon in Exeter to learn how to train dragons – massive thanks to Kidsout for the free tickets. The others went to Haldon Forest to get wet and wild in the woods.
Pennywell Farm 16th March
Older group went to Pennywell for a farmyard adventure. They has a brilliant day exploring the signs of Spring.
Plymouth Aquarium 16th February
Older group went to the aquarium which was a great session for everyone – loads of lovely sensory experiences and happy faces! This was also Marina’s last session with us a she is now 19. Good luck in your new adventures, Marina!
Sciencedipity 9th February 2019
Younger group had a special visit from Sciencedipity. They had a brilliant time exploding volcanoes and making slime.
Paignton Zoo 2nd February
Older group spent a gorgeous spring day at the zoo – lovely to be out in the fresh air and making the most of the play areas.
Haldon Forest 19th January
Here’s older group on the trail of Zog the Dragon. They loved donning the masks and searching the forest for dragons! It was a chilly winter walk but lots of fun.
Play Cafe 12th January
The Play Cafe was hard work for these little ladies, so a hard-earned Slush Puppy was needed! Play Cafe is our favourite soft play for the winter months. They have loads of space and great snacks!
Crealy 8th December
Older group had a Christmas filled day at Crealy. They took part in decoration making and watched the fabulous side show. They even visited Santa’s workshop and were given a present each.
Christmas Bake off 22nd December 2018
This was older group’s chance to bake up some Christmas magic. We also played some old-school party games which were brilliant fun. Merry Christmas!
The Christmas Express 15th December
This was younger group’s opportunity to meet Santa with a fab trip on the Christmas Express. It was a brilliant way to celebrate.
Shrek 24th November
Older group enjoyed their trip to see Shrek at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth. They had a brilliant time and loved the special effects and songs. This trip was supported by Daytrippers – thank you for your help, Daytrippers.
Madagascar 17th November
Here’s younger group digging into their interval snacks at the theatre. They had a brilliant time and we were singing “I like to move it, move it….” all the way home!