Tips for a Successful Winter Staycation

The holidays are but a month away and both parents and children alike might be wondering whether Christmas will be had at home or away this year. With the price of vacationing abroad skyrocketing when it comes to school breaks, it makes financial sense to save one’s pennies for presents and instead broaden youngsters’ minds … Read more

Your guide to a first-time family break in London

London accomodation

London is one of the best capital cities for a family break purely because of the breadth of activities and possibilities it offers for families of all sizes and ages. If you’re wondering where to start when it comes to planning your first break in the capital, we’ve got some pointers so you can begin your preparations in … Read more

Family Activities when staying in Devon and the South West

Some of our most memorable family holidays have been those spent in Devon and the South West of England, it’s a happy place for us and one that I wanted to share with my readers. If you strike it lucky with the weather when you visit you could be forgiven for thinking that you have … Read more

Visiting Aira Force Waterfalls, Ullswater

Aira Force

Aira Force is a National Trust site situated on the banks of Ullswater which has been receiving visitors for more than 300 hundred years. Aira Force shows the beauty of nature as the rain from the fells runs into Aira Beck and drops over 65 feet over the falls. The adventure begins . . . … Read more

British Motorists will drive 556,764 miles in their lifetime

Female driver

The average British motorist will clock up a staggering 556,764 miles, fork out £168,880, have 1,935 rows – and 2,709 episodes of road rage in their lifetime, according to new research. Researchers studied British motorists revealing the average lifetime of driving, with the typical driver spending nearly seventy thousand pounds on fuel over the course … Read more

Center Parcs to unveil two new thrilling water rides at Longleat Forest this summer

Center Parcs longleat

The Subtropical Swimming Paradise at Center Parcs, Longleat Forest is to open two new water rides, Tropical Cyclone and Typhoon as well as a family water play area and a toddler pool  Tropical Cyclone is the largest ride in Europe to boast stunning AV interactive technology All new additions will be open to guests this … Read more

Our Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2017 Highlights

Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

Over the weekend we visited the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Last year I managed to get away camping with the Beans three times over the Summer holidays and I am hoping to do the same if not more this year. During the Summer of 2015 we purchased a second-hand … Read more

Travelodge has released 50,000 rooms for £29 or less for this February Half Term


Keeping the kids entertained over the February half-term break can be challenging, so why not treat the children to an action-packed UK short break this year? To help you get away, Travelodge has released 50,000 rooms for £29 or less across its UK hotels for stays between the 10th and 26th February 2017 (this accommodates the staggered … Read more