The “Mumblings” is a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.



Fun Teacher Gift Ideas

Its that time of the year again where you might start thinking of organising a little present to say thank you to your child’s teacher! Instead of the usual pens & notebooks, chocolate or even the very popular personalised ‘Mr. Smith No 1 Teacher’ mug (which you might spot in a charity shop near you eventually)…

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Blaze Trails Walks Dorset for Parents & Babies – Guest Blog

Hello! My name is Freya and I’m a mum of a little girl called Ira. I am the organiser of Blaze Trails Dorset a local walking group for parents and their babies. I’am here to provide you with walking buddies, support and inspiration you need to make that step out into nature fun and totally achievable!…

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Father’s Day Ideas 2022

With Father’s Day around the corner on Sunday 19th June, we’ve come up with a few ideas to make Father’s Day extra special this year! We also included some brilliant local businesses in BCP which offer the perfect Father’s Day gifts. From delicious cheese hampers to beer brewing experiences and yummy sweets we are confident we’ve found something for all the…

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Poole Harbour & Islands Family Cruise Giveaway!

To help celebrate the launch of our 2 new Mumbler websites, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Mumbler and Dorset Mumbler, thanks to our friends at City Cruises, we are giving away a FREE Poole Harbour & Islands Family Cruise for 2 adults and 2 kids. This is a wonderful day out for your own family or…

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MakeSpace – Your local Craft and 3D Print Hub in Poole!

  MakeSpace is a new community style local craft and 3d print hub, shop, gallery and venue to hire on Ashley Road in Poole.     For Shoppers we’ve got local crafts and art from both resident and visiting artists, as well as classes for adult and children as young as 5 on a whole range of…

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Whats On for the Queen’s Jubilee Weekend in BCP!

Save the Date to mark the start of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend, who is celebrating 70 years on the throne! The nation will mark the Jubilee with a four day bank holiday for Thursday 2. to 5. June. We’ve created this Jubilee Flag free to download and print so the children can colour it in…

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Welcome to the new BCP Mumbler!

Hi there…my name is AK (short for Anne-Kathrin) and I am the new BCP Mumbler Manager. If you want to read more about our team why not check out our ‘About Us‘ page. We have been working very hard behind the scenes for the relaunch to bring you a wider network for all of Bournemouth, Christchurch…

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Family Walks in Poole: Hidden Gems You Might Not Know About

Nature spots in Poole and nearby, perfect for a family day out   We thought it’d be useful to put a quick list together with ‘hidden gems’ you may not know about. We’ve also included a few options for an easy toddler/pram walk and places where you can go for a paddle now that the…

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Beaches around Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is blessed with some of the most beautiful sandy beaches and stunning scenery you’ll ever see. A great all weather FREE attraction for the entire family but they can get very busy during the summer months. Although most beaches have parking facilities, it can be tricky to find a space during…

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Talbot Woods – A hidden gem in Poole!

Talbot Woods in Poole is the perfect place for a family nature adventure. And it’s FREE! As a family, we love nature walks. And there’s no wonder since we have two absolutely feral children and a very energetic dog. A good walk somewhere we can let the little people and hound loose is always a…

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