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Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 17:40

Do I need to take a change of clothes for me on the school trip.
Are young ( Reception/ Yr 1 / Yr 2 ) children allowed on 'wet rides?....or just the tamer ones.

I've not been there before but I don't fancy walking around in wet clothes all day.


***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 23 Jun 2008 17:47

depends how good yo are with your soft drinks and your chocolate,
do you miss your mouth gwyn lol

no i understand what you mean,
id take spare top ,
this weather youll dry out if you gt damp,
but freshen up is nice isnt it

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 17:55

Thanks Shelly and Julie Ann

...Lol.... * adds bib to packing list*

I'll remember to take 'clean' sandwiches but a clean top might be useful.


McAnne's Gahan-Crazy

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy Report 23 Jun 2008 17:55

Gwyn will be okay then cos she's not very tall ;O)P lol

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 18:01

I'm not THAT small, I?
The teacher measured the children but not me.

Perhaps I should take some travel sickness tablets incase the rides are a bit much for me?


°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º Little Nanna Lynn °º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º°

°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º Little Nanna Lynn °º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º° Report 23 Jun 2008 18:05

LOL if Gwyn is classed as " small "
then i must be classed as a midget !!!!

never been myself, but hope you all have a fab time



Dawnieher3headaches Report 23 Jun 2008 18:08

Now Gwyn I never had you as small Lynn yes you no.

Hope you have a great time let me know what its like might have to consider taking my lot.

d x

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy Report 23 Jun 2008 18:09

Well you're not much taller than me Gwyn lol

but probably too tall to go on the rides so you'll be safe lolol x


CATHKIN Report 23 Jun 2008 18:11

Let me know -when are you going -I`m going on 2nd July. I was going to take a waterproof with a hood , Ros xx

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 18:17

Going this week Ros.
I hope the weather is good. It will be a long journey and day out in the rain.

Teachers are trying to sort the children into small groups. They will have overall responsibility but we will look out for 'our' 3 or 4.
Trouble is that Chicken Pox is doing the rounds and numbers keep changing by the day.

I hope they are all well enough to go.



CATHKIN Report 23 Jun 2008 18:21

let us know how you get on -`I`m probably taking my grandson when we`re in London next week,


Websterbfc Report 23 Jun 2008 21:36

the only thing my kids got wet on (they were 6 & 7) was the panning for gold lol

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 23 Jun 2008 21:42

Ooh I've taken groups of Guides and Brownies and it's great for all ages with rides suitable for all.

My favourite bit is the 3D cinema. Last time I was there they were showing 2 different little films at different times so I went back to see them both.

Suggestions..........head off to the furthest away sections first and make your way back. That way you will be going in reverse from the majority of visitors and the queues won't be as long. You can get there quickly on the little train down the hill.

If you want to take the little group to the gift shop try to make a trip back up to that in the early afternoon and not at the end when all the kids are trying to spend their money. I have been on special Guiding days in November several times and trying to do shopping with hundreds of little Brownies all trying to spend just before getting on the buses isn't much fun!

There isn't a lot cheap enough for little ones to buy with pocket money but the main gift shop at the top of the hill near the entrance did have some smaller stuff last time I went.

Have fun


Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 21:51

Thanks all. I will pass on your useful tips and suggestions to the staff.
I've been on many school trips but not done such a long journey with young ones.
I bet they will be shattered and sleeping on the return journey.
.... Maybe I will be too. !



eRRolSheep Report 23 Jun 2008 22:07

After the wet rides they have drying rooms so you will be fine.
The shops are great - I was able to stock up on all the three-ers I had lost over the years so now I am able to complete my model of the Taj Mahal.


CATHKIN Report 23 Jun 2008 22:39

Drying rooms --as in taking your clothes off or just going under a drier !!!Ros xx

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Jun 2008 22:49

Oooh... Never tried making the Taj Mahal.
I should think we have plenty of three-ers here to complete the task.

* wonders whether to use the space set, grey....or the City set bright colours.*



CATHKIN Report 23 Jun 2008 22:50

What are three-ers?


CATHKIN Report 24 Jun 2008 15:30


Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 24 Jun 2008 18:27

Three ers would be half sized Lego Bricks I imagine.

They come in various sizes and shapes. The normal brick shape having 6 prongs for fixing.