Country Kids 13th January 2018

Posted on January 12th, 2018

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 13.1.18

No January Blues allowed here

So Christmas festivities are well and truly behind us, but I refuse to allow the January Blues to set in. We are taking bookings for holidays now for the whole of 2018 from now till New Year and I’d love you to be one of the families we welcome to the farm. Even now in January we have a couple of families staying keeping Farmer Nick busy with his tractor rides in the morning and as a bonus for them the South West has enjoyed the best of the winter sun and warmth this week. In between work we have managed some family beach trips and night walks, though I’m yet to capture our stars well enough on camera to share.  I hope you too are keeping the January blues at bay with some outdoor time, it is now medically proved to help, something I’ve always known. Please come along and share for fun 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. Karen from Two Tiny Hands who commented on 14 posts.
  2. Louise from Little Hearts Big Love who commented on 11 posts.
  3. Mary from Over 40 and a Mum to One & Sonia from Mummy Constant who commented on 10 posts.

We have 4 guilty bloggers link dumping this week, possibly the worst in 6 years, please go back if it is you. Do remember I comment count on Thursday after lunch so get your comments in before then if you want them to be counted and please approve your comments by then if they need moderating so I can see others leaving you the blog love. Comment counting is a huge drain on my time, I do it to encourage you to share inspiration with one another, please don’t abuse the link up. 

I’d also like to give a massive Country Kids welcome to Olive Dragonfly who joined in for the first time this week. 

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. 


Favourite posts from last week added to the shortlist for winning the December / January Rockfish Wellies:

Top Commenter this week: Karen from Two Tiny Hands.

I know Christmas has passed but the LaplandUK set up gives me so much inspiration for Christmas at Coombe Mill, told here from a child’s perspective by Mudpie Fridays 

Not every outing has to cost money or be perfect weather, Fun as a Gran proves with with a delightful winter country walk.  

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 7795 posts this community is flourishing with outdoors photos.

My favourite photos from the week came from @dancingdandelionsblog, @home.corner.stories, @kippersandcurtains & @thefrenchiemummy. Please do check out these lovely folk on Instagram if you are not already following

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