Family Friendly Stays #1

Family Friendly Stays #1

Welcome to the first ever Family Friendly Stays link up! What is Family Friendly Stays? Family Friendly Stays is a monthly blog link up where you can share blog posts about brilliant places you have…

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Our stay at Milia Mountain Retreat in western Crete

Our stay at Milia Mountain Retreat in …

The approach road to Milia Mountain Retreat is not for the fainthearted. It involves a narrow 3km zigzagging track up through the mountains. The views if you look up, are jaw-dropping. The views below are…

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Coming soon: Family Friendly Stays, a new family travel blog link up

Coming soon: Family Friendly Stays, a new …

Next month, I will be starting a new monthly family travel blog link up called Family Friendly Stays. Have you stayed somewhere brilliant on holiday which you’d like to share with other families? Maybe it’s…

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A villa holiday in Le Marche, Italy

A villa holiday in Le Marche, Italy

This summer, we enjoyed a villa holiday in Le Marche, a region which stubbornly remains off the radar to most non-Italian holidaymakers in spite of it offering everything a family could wish for from a…

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Review: Bush Farm Bison Centre Campsite

Review: Bush Farm Bison Centre Campsite

We spent two nights at Bush Farm Bison Centre campsite in Wiltshire at the start of June. Once a year we meet up with the same group of families for a camping trip. As we only see each…

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Reasons to stay at an agriturismo, Italy with kids

Reasons to stay at an agriturismo, Italy …

Why stay in an agriturismo Italy, with kids? An “agriturismo” is an Italian farm which offers accommodation to guests. Prices, standards and facilities vary hugely so it pays to do a bit of research. Some are…

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Half term at Center Parcs

Half term at Center Parcs

Is Center Parcs a Marmite kind of place? It’s certainly not for everyone. We have visited Center Parcs three times now and our most recent trip at February half term to Elveden in Suffolk was our…

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Our 2016 camping trips

Our 2016 camping trips

I’ve done my fair bit of camping over the years. My most memorable trip was driving through the Kimberley in Western Australia in a ute, bush camping next to ancient gorges and deserted beaches. Now…

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Rudge Farm: August bank holiday in Dorset

Rudge Farm: August bank holiday in Dorset

I’ve always been a big fan of farm holidays, both in the UK and abroad. In my experience they offer affordable, authentic and family-friendly accommodation. So I decided a farm stay in Dorset would be…

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Forest of Dean holiday: turning 40 in the forest

Forest of Dean holiday: turning 40 in the …

Forest of Dean holiday: turning 40 in the forest There’s a certain pressure to celebrate milestone birthdays so I started giving some thought to my 40th half way through last year as friends around me…

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