Eleonas Country Village in Crete: a review

Eleonas Country Village in Crete: a review

If you think a family holiday to Crete is all about the beach, think again. Heading inland, particularly in spring, you’ll discover peaceful villages, incredible hospitality and stunning scenery. But will your children appreciate or…

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Family Friendly Stays #6

Family Friendly Stays #6

Welcome to Family Friendly Stays #6 Although I’m typing this whilst a Christmas tree flashes its lights at me from the corner of the room, I feel remarkably unaffected by the craziness of this festive…

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Review of Torridge House Farm Cottages in Devon

Review of Torridge House Farm Cottages in …

This is a guest post by my friend Penny Metcalf who runs Mindfulness for Beginners in Hampshire. Torridge House Farm Cottages is a collection of nine family-friendly self-catering properties set amid tranquil farmland in north…

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Family Friendly Stays #5

Family Friendly Stays #5

Welcome to Family Friendly Stays #5 So, here we are with November’s edition of Family Friendly Stays. I totally loved October, I spent lots of time outdoors soaking up the last rays of our Indian…

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Family Friendly Stays #4

Family Friendly Stays #4

Welcome to Family Friendly Stays #4 Did anyone else think that September flew by at quite an alarming rate? Autumn isn’t my favourite season: the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are falling so…

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Review: L’Approdo delle Sirene in Syracuse, Sicily

Review: L’Approdo delle Sirene in Syracuse, …

The first stop on our spring 2017 trip through eastern Sicily was Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian), in the south east of the island. I wanted to give my boys a perfect introduction to Sicily and my…

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Family Friendly Stays #3

Family Friendly Stays #3

Welcome to Family Friendly Stays #3 Here in the UK we’ve had an incredibly sunny summer, the best I can recall and it’s not quite over yet I hope. We took our children to Cornwall…

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Longstone Lodge, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly

Longstone Lodge, St Mary’s, Isles of …

On our trip to the Isles of Scilly this summer, we called in for coffee at Longstone Lodge on the island of St Mary’s. Hidden away in the peaceful centre of the island, Longstone Lodge…

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Family Friendly Stays #2

Family Friendly Stays #2

Thanks to everyone who linked up to last month’s Family Friendly Stays. It was great to have so much support from others bloggers, so even if you didn’t manage to link up, thanks for helping…

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Camping at Nettwood Farm in Somerset

Camping at Nettwood Farm in Somerset

A lot of my friends hate the idea of camping in the UK. The weather is unreliable, sleep can be patchy, discomfort can be considerable. Camping involves a lot of packing and unpacking and depending…

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