Friday, 30 May 2014

Mi Local App, my saviour!!

Are you are fed up with trying to find out what children's activities are available in your area??

Do you struggle to keep the kids busy during the school holidays???

Fret no more - the lovely Tessa McLeod has the answer for you!!!

Tessa has designed and created a children's activity finder app for both iphone and android platforms.

This app is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

MiLocal is designed to make it easier for families to find out what`s on in their local area.

By using the GPS on your phone the app lets you know what`s on around you on that day as well as helping you plan a fun packed week in advance.

The initial launch county was Dorset, but Hampshire and Devon are also covered, with a complete UK wide launch as Tessa`s final goal.

Mi Local give you all the information you need to find -

  • Classes and clubs
  • Free activities
  • Parent and toddler groups
  • Attractions, places of interest and days out
  • Indoor/outdoor play centres
  • Local helplines and emergency contacts
  • Chat messaging facility to talk to other local mums

Once you have installed the app on your phone it couldn`t be easier to get started, all you do is fill in a few personal details, turn your GPS on, choose what types of activities you would like to be shown and viola you are ready to go!!!

The app shows you the first 100 results in the categories chosen by you.

Depending on how many categories you have chosen determines how far away from your location the listed activities are.

For example, if you choose 2 categories it could show activities up to a 30 miles radius but if you choose all categories available you may only have an activity radius of 5 miles.

Each individual activity page has details of the opening times, entry/participation costs and a feature to call them, a map to find the venue and sharing the activity details with friends from your contact list.

It is highly advisable to ring your chosen activity prior to going to confirm opening times and costs as these can change frequently.

The new chat feature is great addition so you can easily keep in touch with other users, so making new friends is easier too!!

I basically cant get enough of this app, and almost squealed with delight when I realised that it has a new feature that tells you if a certain activity is starting soon, great if you love to be spontaneous!!!!

If you live in Dorset you MUST download this app, I can assure you you WILL use it!!!!


  1. Thanks for this! What a handy little app. I have downloaded it! Xx

  2. This looks great defo going to download it x