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Experience Swallows and Amazons in the Lake District

The books and more recently the film Swallows and Amazons is set in the Lake District, written by Arthur Ransome who lived and found inspiration from the beautiful Cumbrian countryside he grew up in.  The most recent adaptation of the book which was seen in cinemas across the UK in the Summer of this year […]

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Get Outside and Head to North Norfolk

Living in East Northamptonshire, I visit North Norfolk a couple of times a year as it’s only an hour or so drive away.  The main reason is to visit the seaside, but there are many other great reasons to visit North Norfolk, the sandy beaches is just one of them!  It’s so popular that even […]

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The Royal Observatory – Greenwich London

On our last family trip to London we focused our efforts around the Greenwich area, an area which has been highly recommended on a couple of occasions and by different people but quite often not on the radar of visiting families who tend to perhaps stick to central London if only coming for the day. […]

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Three Things to Consider Before Booking Your American Adventure

America offers limitless opportunities for the erstwhile explorer. A land with big appetites, it is famed for doing everything on a large scale, and it doesn’t disappoint those who go there seeking the ultimate travel experience. A perfect paradise for the adventurous, the luxury-loving, and the cultured alike, it really does cater to every palette. […]

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What sort of things do families look for in a hotel when you have children?

Planning a holiday for all the family takes a lot more consideration than booking one when going adults only. When it comes to looking at accommodation, there’s a number of things to think about before jumping in and booking something. From pool depth, to evening entertainment and children friendly food options, here’s the main things […]

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