Family camping in England: recommended sites

Family camping in England: recommended sites

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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Holidaying with a toddler

Holidaying with a toddler

Holidaying with a toddler is a totally different ballgame to travelling with a new born. Toddlers are constantly on the move, they want to explore, so holidaying with one requires a degree of planning even…

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May half term in chilly North Norfolk

May half term in chilly North Norfolk

Norfolk originally became my favourite English beach destination due to the ease of travelling there from our previous home in north London. The lack of major motorways means that the journey is a pleasant one,…

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Embracing toddlerhood holidays

Embracing toddlerhood holidays

Sometimes, when I stare at mountains of dirty washing or food flung all over the kitchen, I am guilty of wishing away the baby and toddler years. Oh, to be free of nappies, broken sleep…

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Forest of Dean holidays: ideas for a family trip

Forest of Dean holidays: ideas for a …

Forest of Dean holidays are a great way to enjoy a family break. We visited the region for my 40th birthday during a fairly chilly February half term. Despite the weather, it was a fantastic…

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Booking a family holiday: tips to make it easier

Booking a family holiday: tips to make …

Tips for booking a family holiday once your child enters full time education You’ll find a common thread running through this particular blog post: when booking a family holiday, it pays to research, plan and…

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City breaks with kids: tips and destination ideas

City breaks with kids: tips and destination …

City breaks with kids If pre-kids you were a keen traveller, you will no doubt be mourning the loss of the city break which for many parents no longer seems possible with little ones in…

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