Family holidays UK

Family holidays UK. Travel tales from hiking the tallest mountains, boating in stormy seas and walking amongst dinosaur bones and glow in the dark diamonds in London. Comedy adventures staying in haunted hotels, Harry Potter stately homes and former lifeboat stations. Anecdotes, realism and a bit of fun.

Camden Market, elephant head shop front, London on a Budget

60 fun things to do in London with teens

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With democracy, roof gardens, theatre and vintage shopping, stars of stage and screen and fragments of actual stars in the museums – London is a treasure trove of teenage fun.

Port Merion wales road trip

Wales Road Trip – 7 quirky stops

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A Wales road trip has a few secret rabbits under it’s hat. Yes, there are mountains, castles and sheep, but there are also Italianate villages, Victoriana sweetshops and sweeping surfing beaches.

Titanic museum, things to do in Belfast with teenager

11 unique things to do in Belfast with teenagers

From standing on the virtual hull of the world’s most famous sunken ship to hanging out in prisons and opulent Victorian gin palaces, Belfast has a unique combination of activities to capture your teen’s attention. Not to mention handling rubber bullets, signing peace walls and learning to fly.

ArcellorMittal slide, Olympic Park, London for kids

London for kids in 2021 – 23 essential insider tips

With sparkling Lidos, parakeets in the parks and Olympic slides, London with kids is always brilliant. And the good news is it can totally be done on a budget in Covid, even in the rain. It is harder to plan than usual and you need back-ups at your finger tips Here are my top tips for how to navigate setting up an itinerary with a few lessons learned along the way.

Devon Cliffs caravan with decking, caravan holidays

Top 10 Best Sun Holiday Parks in South West England

The best holiday parks we have found in our decade of travels around the Sun holiday parks in South West England. This is my essential guide to the ultimate on-site activities, on-your-doorstep beach access, adventurous local attractions and favourite towns.

Challaborough Caravan Site, caravan holidays

Essential guide for booking Caravan Holidays UK

An essential guide for what to look for in a site and a caravan, how to bag one on a budget and booking lessons learned. 2021 brings you palm trees and cocktail bars by the sea. Staycations can look more tropical than you’d imagine!

Yurt, gifts for campers

20 gift ideas for campers

Wondering what to buy someone who loves travel but can’t at the moment? Here are some gift ideas for campers and travellers that they can look forward to using next summer.

After a lifetime of camping, these are our most treasured finds that we no longer travel without – our essential non-essentials.

Kynance Cove, Cornwall

10 best beaches in UK

Discover the best beaches in UK – aquatic sea tractors, causeways, cliff stairs to open air theatres and dunes too big to play hide and seek in.

top 10 YHAs

Top 10 YHAs -best in Britain

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From Grade 1 listed 800 year old castles to former life boat stations – try something a bit different with a YHA.

Gypsy caravan in the Wye Valley

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How to fit 4 into a turn of the Century Showman’s gypsy caravan in the Wye using fairylights for an August Bank Holiday weekend.