Country Kids 6th May 2017

Posted on May 5th, 2017

Welcome to Country Kids from Coombe Mill

Country Kids is the original outdoor family fun linky designed to:

“Encourage family fun outdoors, in an age where technology and screens are such a draw to a sedentary indoor life”

Welcome back if you are a regular to Country Kids and if you are new please join in. You will find plenty of inspiration for enjoying outdoor space and please do share your own adventures. We support the National Trust 100 things to do before you are 11¾ along with all other ideas for family fun outside. 

Country Kids 6.5.17

Embracing May on the Farm 

Summer is really creeping in fast here on the farm. Despite a traditionally wet bank holiday weekend to start the month, the sun is now back with us again. The farm needed the rain and all the summer blooms from rhododendrons to wisteria are adding colour at every turn. Thankfully we didn’t have any new lambs in the rain, just 9 little ducklings who were quite happy with a little Cornish drizzle to welcome them into the world. The children here have been back out playing, splashing in puddles and welcome back the the sunshine. Whatever your adventures, I hope you’ll pop by and share them on the link up below. 

Guidelines for Joining in: 

  • Post must be predominantly outdoors such as in the garden, the park, the woods or the beach with crafting, learning, exploring or playing.
    • Despite the title, both countryside and urban outdoor adventures are welcome.
    • Unheated covered areas like a barn or tent count as outdoors.
  •  Please comment on my host post and a minimum of 3 others of your choice.
    • If you use #CountryKids when commenting the post owner will know where your found them and hopefully come back to visit your post.
  • Please take my badge, without it you won’t be considered for winning the lovely Rockfish Wellies.
  • Linked posts should be written and made live within the last 2 months.
    • I understand sometimes you need to do catch up posts and write about something from a couple of months ago but the publish date should be within 2 months.
  • By joining in with Country Kids you’re giving me permission to email you weekly as a reminder.
  • There is no restriction on the number of posts that can be linked up, however please be sensible, if you have more than 3 consider linking over a few weeks.

My top commenters from last week:

  1. Sonia from Mammas School who commented on 28 posts.
  2. Kim from Northumberland Mam who commented on 25 posts.
  3. Helen from The Princess and The Pickle who commented on 24 posts.

We have no bloggers link dumping this week, although do remember I comment count on Thursday after lunch so get your comments in before then if you want them to be counted.

Rockfish kindly sponsor Country Kids 

Win a pair of wellies from Rockfish Monthly

You Could Win with Rockfish Wellies and Country Kids from Coombe Mill 

I am delighted to have Rockfish as the sponsor for Country Kids. Rockfish are a local Cornish company specializing in stylish quality wellingtons for all the family. We have been offering their country wellies in our borrow room here on the farm for over a year and they are always popular for their style, comfort and durability.

Each week my favourite #CountryKids posts, which include my badge or a link back here,  will be considered for a free pair of Rockfish Wellies at the end of the month; the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors whatever the weather throws your way. Keep your posts coming, it could be you winning next!

For more more information on the Rockfish Wellies on offer with us and terms and conditions to win see here.  

April Welly Winner

Congratulations to Karen from Stopping at Two, with a gorgeous post about Easter here at Coombe Mill. Karen please email or DM me your choice of wellies showing in stock from the amazing Rockfish selection. 


Favourite posts from last week added to the shortlist for winning the May Rockfish Wellies:

Top Commenter : Sonia from Mamma’s School

Corfe Castle on a beautiful day offers some great views and a steam train to arrive on. Herne Hill Mum had a lovely visit.

It was a pleasure for me to read about experiencing Activity Hour here on the farm from a guest perspective as told by Stopping at Two 


Country Kids Communities 

I’d love you to join me: 

Pin on the Pinterest Board Just ask for an invite to pin and include Country Kids on your pins for me to stop by on your boards too.

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Join the growing Country Kids Instagram Community with #CountryKidsFun.

I'll like and comment on all and share my favourites from the week with a tag on a Friday on Instagram and Twitter. With over 3450 posts this community is flourishing with outdoors photos.

My favourite photos from the week came from @waytoomuchluggage@fiandtylerlee@daisythebus & @anna_gunnandgrey. Please do check out these lovely folk on Instagram if you are not already following



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