From Christmas markets and meeting Santa to magical lights, train journeys and family-friendly festive events, there are plenty of fun events already being announced for 2020. With tickets often limited this year, it’s worth booking up early!
The perfect place to stay in the Cotswolds, for family breaks or a special weekend away. Find out what we love about this truly special place…
From pumpkin picking to half term Halloween fun in and around the East Midlands, here’s my top picks for family days out this October!
Where you can pick your own potatoes in the Midlands – September 2020
For a fun day out with the family, visit this beautiful, family-run dairy farm in Derby, with great events, animal activities, and ice cream too!
For a fun and affordable family day out in Weymouth, we recommend visiting Nothe Fort. Don’t miss out on the fantastic museum and stunning views across the Jurassic Coast.
(AD) Don’t miss out on this fantastic free virtual family festival this bank holiday weekend, with the likes of Paw Patrol, Sylvanian Families, Bing, 44 Cats and more!
We returned to Haven Littlesea on one of the Haven Hideaway deals after reopening. Here’s what changes to expect when you visit under Haven Hideaway – it really was fantastic as always!
Find out all about what to expact at the summer family camping weekends at West Lodge Farm Park
We are huge fans of Gulliver’s Theme Parks so we were super excited to try out the brand new Gulliver’s Valley resort in South Yorkshire. Here’s what to expect…
If you’re looking to visit the Dovedale stepping stones and Ilam Park in the Peak District, I hope this may answer some of your questions, including parking, opening times, refreshments and toilets!
Are you looking to take your family to a weekend music festival, but unsure where to start? Here’s my list of festival weekenders in 2021 that I know will blow your kids’ minds, while making sure you have the best of weekends too.
Looking to take the family away camping but unsure where to start? Here are a few tips and a checklist of family camping essentials!
If you’re looking for a peaceful family-run campsite with beautiful views and excellent facilities in the Peak District suitable for all the family (and dogs!), look no further!
If you’re looking for a day out with the family, a summer holiday activity, or an overnight stay, Gulliver’s theme parks have reopened with their Gully’s Safe Steps. Find out more here…
With attractions starting to open their doors (and toilets!) following the easing of the lockdown, here are a few ideas for days out with the family, from monkeys and alpacas to toboggan runs and nature trails!
If you’re looking for home learning resources, preparing for starting school or a fun, educational gift, check out some of these ideas from Learning Resources UK! (contains some gifted items, but also bought items too!)
Whether you’re on the search for a beach in the East Midlands without driving too far, or just looking for a fun weekend with the family, I’d really recommend Bosworth Water Park.
The amazing West Lodge Farm Park has reopened with social distancing and safety measures so you can safely enjoy their fantastic walks and beautiful animals for a lovely family trip out. Find out more here.
Here are just some of the ways we’re been removing single-use plastic from our family adventures. We know there is more that can be done, but I hope some of these ideas can help other families too.
National Trust Calke Abbey was a perfect place to explore and stay safe, away from any crowds! Find out more here…
With virtual festivals, downloadable activities and plenty of online resources, there is still so much fun to be had through May half term in lockdown.
Here are some of the simple activities we’ve been doing on our Lockdown Lunchbreaks – the way we’re now breaking up the day, by making sure I step away from the laptop in my half-hour lunchbreak and do some kind of fun activity together. However you’re getting through this, big love to you.
Looking to keep up your family adventures while at home? I know it isn’t always easy, but here are 10 ways we’ve been trying to stay active at home with the family, that can be done indoors or out!
If you’re looking for ideas to keep the kids entertained at home, here are our top suggestions along with a downloadable PDF of 60 indoor and outdoor activities.