30 of the Best UK Open Air Museums
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30 of the Best UK Open Air Museums

UK Open Air Museums Like lots of other people, I’m currently on the look out for interesting outdoor places to visit with my children and also for relatively safe places to meet up with the…

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Pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas

Pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas

Family friendly pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas I’m always on the look out for a family friendly pub in Hertfordshire where my kids can enjoy playing in the garden while my husband and I…

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10 Outdoor places to go with family and friends

10 Outdoor places to go with family and …

Although there’s now distant light at the end of the tunnel, it’s still a long time before we’ll be able to meet up with family and friends safely indoors without Covid-19 hovering invisibly around us.…

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Things to do in Crete with kids in spring

Things to do in Crete with kids …

Crete with kids Crete in spring time has warm days and cool evenings. Roads wend their way through tiny villages and cling to mountainsides through deep gorges. Beaches are peaceful, spring flowers are plentiful, cultural…

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Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

Bluebell woods in Hertfordshire With each year that passes, I find there are certain events in the British calendar which start to grow a bit stale. The culmination of the Premier League Football season for…

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Wild flowers of Sicily

Wild flowers of Sicily

Have you seen the wild flowers of Sicily in springtime? I’m writing this in January and we’re right in the middle of winter. But I can already see the shoots of flowers poking through the…

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Seeing the Christmas lights at Blenheim Palace

Seeing the Christmas lights at Blenheim Palace

What does Christmas mean to me? Well, I quite like the traditional stuff: turkey, presents and family (not necessarily in that order). I’ve discovered that I also like this new phenomenon of Christmas light displays.…

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Easter family holiday ideas in Europe

Easter family holiday ideas in Europe

Easter is a great time of year to take a family holiday in southern Europe. It’s generally warm enough for playing at the beach (and even a quick dip in the sea) but cool enough…

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A boat trip on the River Thames aboard the Paddle Steamer Waverley

A boat trip on the River Thames …

Have you taken a boat trip on the River Thames? Ever since taking a tour of London’s Tower Bridge, my six year old son has been desperate to see the bridge lift, ideally from a…

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Le Marche holiday in Italy: reasons to visit with kids

Le Marche holiday in Italy: reasons to …

Le Marche holiday in Italy: 10 reasons to take the family We spent a fantastic week in the region of Le Marche, Italy with our children this summer, staying in a villa in the countryside…

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