If you’re looking for a stunning campsite in the East Midlands for camping or glamping, look no further than Brook Meadow – a family-friendly, dog-friendly campsite overlooking a beautiful lake.
Category: Family Travel
Review: Barlefield Glamping, Leicestershire
Barlefield Glamping is a beautiful family-friendly farm in Leicestershire, perfect for a staycation or weekend away with family or friends – the whole site is yours and there are added experiences on offer too!
Our top 5 free things to do in Weymouth with the family
If you’re heading on holiday or looking for staycation ideas with the family, here are our top five free things to do in Weymouth with the kids.
Farm & wildlife park campsites 2021 in the Midlands
With 2021 being the year of the staycation, check out our ideas for a camping weekend or holiday with the family on farm and wildlife parks, from pop-up wild camping to glamping tents and more in the Midlands.
Top camps: Our favourite family-friendly campsites
Here are some of our top family-friendly campsites that are peaceful, safe, have great facilities, and the perfect base for a memorable camping trip with the family.
12 tips for family winter outdoor adventures
We know we can’t get so far right now, but I hope these ideas can help you to enjoy winter outdoors with the family, and prepare for when we can go that bit further. Stay safe, stay warm and be prepared!
Kids’ winter outdoor clothing and essentials
We may only be able to go on walks from home right now, but we still make sure we’re prepared with the right clothing for winter exploring outdoors.
Top ideas for unique UK family staycations in 2021
Whether you’re looking for ideas for a fun weekend away or are searching for a family holiday in the UK, here are our recommendations for self-contained staycations in 2021.
Just Dreaming: 10 reasons why I love escaping to the mountains
While we can’t visit the mountains in person, here’s 10 reasons why I love to escape to the mountains.
Stonehenge Campsite – camping & glamping review
Stonehenge Campsite is a great location for family-friendly camping or glamping, with beautiful facilities, super friendly staff and plenty of overnight options, from basic pitches and pods to luxury glamping.
Notgrove Holidays, Cotswolds, glamping pods & staycation review
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…
Nothe Fort – Weymouth, Dorset – family day out review
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.
Haven Hideaway holiday review – Littlesea caravan park, Weymouth
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!
Camping weekend at West Lodge Farm Park
Find out all about what to expect at the summer family camping weekends at West Lodge Farm Park
Dovedale Stepping Stones, Peak District – visiting information
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!
Our checklist & essentials for family camping
Looking to take the family away camping but unsure where to start? Here are a few tips and a checklist of family camping essentials!
Upper Hurst Farm – family-friendly Peak District campsite
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!
Gulliver’s Land & Adventurer’s Village review – what to expect after lockdown!
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…
Eco-friendly travel swap ideas with kids
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.
My Adventure Bucket List – Alikats Bucket List Challenge
My ultimate bucket list hasn’t changed much over the last 20 years – it’s just grown to want to include my daughter in all of the adventures. What do you think?
5 unique camping & glamping weekend ideas with the family
Looking for something different to do for a weekend or break with the kids?
Here are our camping and glamping ideas, from family festivals to remote wooden huts, helping you find something for everyone to enjoy!
Butlins Just For Tots, Skegness – the review!
As first-timers to Butlin’s, we had no idea what to expect. With continuous family-friendly entertainment and activities, along with such fantastic staff, here’s our review of the Just For Tots week at Skegness…
Taking your kids to the mountains: Part 2 – Mint Snowboarding
We can’t thank Mint Snowboarding enough for giving Lily her snow legs. If you want to teach your kids to snowboard, look no further than the amazing team at Mint Snowboarding.
Taking your kids to the mountains: Part 1 – Treeline Chalets
We can’t recommend Treeline Chalets enough for making mountain holidays as easy as possible with the family. Here’s the first of 2 parts about taking kids to the mountains!
Middlehills Farm family campsite, Matlock, Peak District
If you’re looking for an affordable, family-friendly campsite in the Peak District with plenty of facilities, I can’t recommend Middlehills Farm enough.
Tips for festival camping with the family – Gloworm Festival 2019
Festival camping with a 4-year-old was a whole adventure in itself. Here’s what we learnt as well as a few essentials. Thank you again Gloworm Festival for an epic weekend!
Gloworm Festival 2019
Gloworm Festival weekend in Thoresby Park was just epic. The family festival completely blew away our expectations, and more. Here’s my review of our first festival camping experience with a little one…
Adventurer’s Village, Gullivers Land, Milton Keynes
A truly unique place for a fun and affordable short break with young children. Spoiler alert: we’ll be back!
Shepherds’ Huts, Gloucestershire
For a unique and fun weekend with the family, we truly recommend these beautiful beautiful Shepherd’s Huts near Gloucester.
Gulliver’s Kingdom & Explorer’s Retreat, Matlock Bath
A fun and affordable themed weekend for families, with prices under £100 including overnight stay and theme park entry at Gulliver’s Matlock Bath.