Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips

Does the idea of taking road trips with kids fill you with dread?! It needn't! Because depending on where you live, packing up the car with all your family travel essentials and driving to your destination can sometimes be far easier than navigating your family through a busy airport or train station. Luggage is packed … Continue reading Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips

Camp Wilderness Summer Camps: A Day To Remember

Up to a week in the woods, with no devices but plenty of fun and adventure? That's what's on offer from Camp Wilderness, the residential summer camps from the Bushcraft Company. To me it sounds like heaven but would my boys feel the same way? According to Camp Wilderness, summer camps are a rite of … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Summer Camps: A Day To Remember

Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Days: Looking Forward to a Day of Family Fun!

It may sometimes be hard to convince my boys to put down their devices to head outside, but when they are out and about they are often at their happiest.   So when we were recently invited to spend a day at a Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Day, I thought it would be a fantastic opportunity … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Days: Looking Forward to a Day of Family Fun!

BSpa at Brooklands Hotel: The perfect Mum’s Day Off

They say you can't pour from an empty cup, and it's no secret that parents very often do just that. Like most mums, I am guilty of neglecting myself whilst concentrating on the day-to-day stresses of family life. My new years resolution, therefore, was to spend a bit more time looking after myself so that … Continue reading BSpa at Brooklands Hotel: The perfect Mum’s Day Off

A Day Out In London: Searching for Roman Londinium

After half a school term learning about everything Roman, my 8 year old, Mr F, is obsessed! Having originally asked to go to Rome for the half term holidays (he's obviously got the travel bug!), he thankfully excitedly accepted a day out in London, exploring its Roman past. The obvious destination was The Museum of London, … Continue reading A Day Out In London: Searching for Roman Londinium

A Family Day Out at The Vyne, a National Trust Property in Hampshire

We awoke to a very frosty -5°C this weekend, but undeterred we layered up and headed off for a day out at The Vyne, a National Trust property in Hampshire. The property itself, a building with a varied and interesting history dating back to earlier than 1500, is currently undergoing renovations to its roof and … Continue reading A Family Day Out at The Vyne, a National Trust Property in Hampshire

Bruges at Christmas with Kids

With the promise of pretty buildings, picturesque waterways, beer, chocolate and plenty of Christmas cheer, I was super excited at the prospect of heading for a weekend in Bruges. The booking was all very last minute, which despite adding to the excitement, caused a few problems with finding accommodation - it would seem we were … Continue reading Bruges at Christmas with Kids

A Reward for Our Travelling Pooch – The Pawsome Box

January sees the two year anniversary of when we first brought Buddy home from the Dogs Trust. During that time he has been on many of our family travel adventures, but has also had to sit a few out, staying with family and friends. He has proved to not only be a great traveller, but … Continue reading A Reward for Our Travelling Pooch – The Pawsome Box

2016 in Review – A Year of Family Travel

2015 saw the arrivals of both our crazy greyhound puppy and baby number three to our family. You can't really blame me for thinking that travel might not be entirely possible with such a big family brood, but 2016 has truly proved me wrong and as well as an abundance of family day trips and … Continue reading 2016 in Review – A Year of Family Travel