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The Lake District and a B & B

1 January 2017

Travel Tips

Sometimes just a quick night away makes a world of difference - two nights all the better, particularly if there's not far to travel, with delicious food and lush bedrooms…

Road Trip Tips with the Family in Brittany

20 December 2016

Travel Tips

Brittany, France, is a popular family holiday destination. With over 2800 km of scenic coastline, there’s a spectacular view for everyone. Weekly food markets satisfy even the most fussiest of eaters. The most curious of minds can learn about Brittany’s fascinating history and it has plenty of it, since it has the 2nd largest historical heritage after Paris.

Top Tips for a Family Ski Holiday

20 December 2016

Travel Tips

Are you looking for family holidays in France and have always wanted to try a family ski holiday? In this article, we'll be giving you the rundown of some top tips for a family ski holiday.


9 July 2015

Our Adventures, Travel Tips

With much promised sunshine heading our way, there's absolutely no need to leave the country. Why not stay a little closer to home this summer and find your ideal family holiday destination in the UK.

Top tips for a fabulous family break in the Lake District

25 June 2015

Travel Tips

The very best family holidays are well balanced, which means they offer the kids plenty of fun, but also gives the parents the chance to relax and feel like we've actually been on holiday by the time we return to our normal routine. That’s why we love to have a family break to the stunningly beautiful Lake District as there's loads to entertain all ages.


19 April 2015

Our Adventures, Travel Tips

Situated on the North Yorkshire Heritage Coast, Staithes is a charming coastal village, full of picturesque cottages, cobbles streets & small alleyways.

Family Ski-ing Holidays

18 November 2014

Our Adventures, Travel Tips

Although it may seem hard to compete with a glorious beach-based summer holiday, you may be surprised to learn that plenty of families actually have just as good a time when they opt for a skiing break. Whilst it is true that you can probably find a great destination to ski no matter what season we are experiencing, there is something rather special about getting away from the drudgery during our winter and bringing the kids along for this wonderful snow-based break!

Dad and Son break in London during October ½ term week

6 November 2014

Travel Tips

My son Alfie, aged 7 and I decided to take a 4-day break to the Capital to take in all the sights of London in the October Half Term. I am sure there are many of you who have done the same and have had to endure the many endless queues to get to see any the famous attractions. As London can get so busy in school holidays I have compiled a list of recommendations and what to avoid so that your trip to London doesn’t turn into a battle against the crowds.

Top Tips for Entertaining kids on a long journey

13 August 2014

Travel Tips

Whether it is by train, car, or plane, all parents understand and share the dread of taking a young child on a long journey. But it needn’t be hell....

Grill-2-Go Review

6 May 2013

Travel Tips

With the first signs of warmer weather and a blissful bank holiday promised, there is no better excuse to get friends and family together for a barbeque. The Barker family test out the new Calor Grill-2-Go gas fired BBQ – a versatile and compact barbeque that offers three ways to cook and is ideal for family camping trips and bank holidays in the garden. See for yourself the tasty results.

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