Seaton Tramway: A Family and Dog Friendly Day Out

Recently we headed off on our first ever camping trip as a family of five (plus dog!) and had a fab time exploring what lovely East Devon has to offer. The staff at the Andrewshayes Holiday Park, where we were camping, had organised a complimentary visit to Seaton Tramway for us, and after discovering that it was … Continue reading Seaton Tramway: A Family and Dog Friendly Day Out

Camping at Andrewshayes Holiday Park

The summer camping season is fast approaching and as our family has grown over the years we have recently invested in a new (absolutely massive!) family tent. We have been itching to test it out for a while and so when we were invited as guests to visit and review the Andrewshayes Holiday Park in … Continue reading Camping at Andrewshayes Holiday Park

24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!

Back in December we visited Bruges with all three kids, hoping for a magical festive weekend visiting the Christmas market, sipping on  glühwein (or hot chocolate for  the kids) and squeezing in a bit of nice food and a Belgian beer or two. Unfortunately, the kids were just not on top form and our weekend was … Continue reading 24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!

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

Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina

Writing a travel post over  two years after the last time you visited a particular country is not really the norm. But hear me out. I have visited Sicily twice, once as part of my honeymoon just over ten years ago, and then again as a family two years ago, with our kids in tow. … Continue reading Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina