During our half term, Noah went off on holiday with his cousin Sam glamping in Lincoln so we were down one kid.
I was pretty much working every day but on the two days off I had we decided we do something a little bit different and go a tad further afield.
So on Tuesday my first day off, we jumped in the car and headed to Essex.
Two hours later we were at Mountfitchet Castle.
Mountfitchet Castle is a unique time capsule.
We started off in the Toy Museum and Haunted house, we all really loved seeing all the toys, the boys all loved the Star Wars and Doctor Who collections.
The boys, however, weren't so keen on the Haunted House, Alex even cried halfway through!
So we quickly turned on our phone lights and zoomed them through to the otherside.
Once through they all cheered up.
When we arrived there was a school trip going on, so the grounds were full of children, but it didn't phase the boys and they got on with what they wanted to do.
The school kids were all very polite.
After lunch, the school kids all went back to school and the grounds became very empty, the boys pretty much had free range.
We went back around so the boys could do some bits that they had missed, like go inside the jail and play with the mills.
Also, once the school kids had gone the Deer came out to play!
They were super friendly and even fed straight from our hands.
That was probably my favourite part of the day.
Mountfitchet Castle is definitely worth a visit with the kids.
The staff were all really helpful and friendly.
We had a fab time and will probably go back again with Noah.