Things to do in Harrogate and the surrounding north Yorkshire area

The Victorian spa town of Harrogate, north Yorkshire, just shouts out ‘uncomplicated getaway’. In very dulcet tones: its leafy streets house only 75k residents. With…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Darwin Forest: a long weekend in a Peak District luxury log cabin

Come the weekend, everyone in our house is a bit frazzled. The relentless school run, the commute into central London, and after-school ballet, football, tae…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Things to do in Brighton with kids

If you’re looking for a quirky seaside town that’s easy to reach from London, then Brighton, east Sussex is a good choice. It’s only around…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Visiting the Mary Rose Museum on Portsmouth Harbour. Learning made fun on a family day out.

In a cool, dark atrium in Portsmouth Harbour, just behind HMS Victory, sits a ‘good news’ story of our time. It’s the Mary Rose, one…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Family fun at Leeds Castle Knights Glamping. A fantastic overnight stay in Kent, UK

King Henry VIII may not have approved of our fluffy hot water bottles. And it’s likely his dinner choice would have been roasted swan, rather…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Inspirational stories from the Lake District, UK

On our car journeys up to Galloway, I’m always a little sad when we drive through the Lake District without pausing for longer than a…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Things to do in Cornwall: Cornish castles to fuel your imagination

Wild, rugged, and with scores of fairytales dancing around its shores, Cornwall is arguably the best place in the UK to fuel your imagination. Just look…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Family-friendly places to enjoy nature in Suffolk, England

Suffolk is a place where you can see British countryside at its best. On our family holiday in the east of England, we dipped into…

Like this post? Why not share it:

Why the north Norfolk coast is a great place for nature-loving families to visit

On the eastern side of the UK, jutting out into the north Sea, lies north Norfolk. This mainly flat, coastal area was often the first…

Like this post? Why not share it: