Country Kids 7th October 2017

Posted on October 6th, 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 #50 things along with all other ideas for family fun outside. 

Country Kids 7.10.17

 Autumn Treasures  

Hope you’ve had a good week and seen the beautiful autumn sunshine we have enjoyed in Cornwall. After a fun weekend at Brit Mums Live in London I was thrilled to return to my countryside setting, catch up with my kids and indulge in some fun outdoor crafts scavenged from the farm floor as autumn sheds its load from the trees.  It is such a stunning time of year in the countryside, I hope you have had a chance to enjoy the wonderful autumn colours and fallen treasures too. I’d love to see you 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. Sara from Mum Turned Mom who commented on 19 posts.
  2. Jo from Where Jo Goes who commented on 18 posts.
  3. Helena from The Queen of Collage who commented on 16 posts.

Thanks to all of you who joined in last week and for the comments you took time to leave, we had a week with no link dumpers so a pat on the back to you all! 

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. 


September Welly Winner

Congratulations to Jo at Mummy Needs Wine who is our September Country Kids welly winner. Jo enjoyed a week in August with us on the farm and wrote about her afternoon raft racing with us in Activity Hour. I really enjoyed seeing the magic of Coombe Mill from a guest perspective. 


Jo please email or DM me your choice of wellies showing in stock from the amazing Rockfish selection and a UK delivery address. 

Raft Racing at Coombe Mill from Mummy Needs Wine



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

Top Commenter: Sara from Mum turned Mom

Where Jo Goes shares an amazing looking country park in Mexico I know my teens would love to visit.   

Still on the abroad theme Dutch Dutch Goose shares a cute dawrf adventure trail in Switzerland.

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.

Follow Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays’s board Country Kids  from Coombe Mill on Pinterest.


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 6590  posts this community is flourishing with outdoors photos.

My featured photos from the week came from @rjlrobinson@dancingdandelionsblog@lisaclarkphotographymildura & @_lauriesharp. Please do check out these lovely folk on Instagram if you are not already following.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall 

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