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Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

There are so many fabulous Christmas events and attractions in the UK.  Here is a list of the best suggested by some fellow UK Family Bloggers.  Also see my Ten Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire post for more Yorkshire based festivities! Lapland UK We visited […]

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2019

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2019

Family Friendly Festivals Looking for fab family festivals in the UK in 2019?  Have a look at our list of some of the best child friendly and family music festivals. Deer Shed Festival 10 Topcliffe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire 26th – 29th July 2019 If you […]

Camp Katur Glamping Yorkshire – Geodome Review

Camp Katur Glamping Yorkshire – Geodome Review

We recently visited Camp Katur Glamping in North Yorkshire.  We split our time between the Hobbit Hide and the Geodome. I have written about the Hobbit Hide here and will now tell you about our adventures in the Geodome! Camp Katur Yorkshire The Geodome is special […]

Butlin’s Premium Dining Skegness – Review

Butlin’s Premium Dining Skegness – Review

We had the Butlin’s Premium Dining included in our Butlin’s Skegness break and it was great.  Mealtimes were so easy!  There are two premium restaurants, The Yacht Club and The Deck.  We tried both restaurants for dinner and breakfast.  Both are all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurants […]

Fairground Apartments Butlin’s Skegness – Review

Fairground Apartments Butlin’s Skegness – Review

We recently had a fabulous Butlin’s holiday in the school summer holidays in Skegness (read my full review here).   While there we stayed in the newly refurbished Fairground Apartments.   Butlin’s are doing a great job of revamping their accommodation.  There are currently 7 classes […]

Butlin’s Holidays – School Holiday Weekends at Skegness Butlin’s Review

Butlin’s Holidays – School Holiday Weekends at Skegness Butlin’s Review

Skegness Butlin’s review – I went on Butlin’s holidays a few times as a child (quite a long time ago now, it has to be said!).  We went to Filey when it was still open, Minehead and Skegness Butlin’s.  When the children were toddlers I […]

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ in The Lake District

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ in The Lake District

The views from the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ boats are stunning. We boarded our boat at Pooley Bridge, after a full English breakfast at Granny Dowbekins (recommended!).  Gift Shop at Pooley Bridge There is a small shop at the beginning of the pier where you pay for […]

Lowther Castle – Finding the Fairytale Lost Castle in The Lake District

Lowther Castle – Finding the Fairytale Lost Castle in The Lake District

Lowther Castle was a real high point of our trip to the Lake District. The castle itself is derelict but still beautiful with lots of nooks and crannies for the children to explore. You can take some really gorgeous photos of the children here!  (And […]

Glamping at Rushy Meadows, Oxford – Canopy & Stars

Glamping at Rushy Meadows, Oxford – Canopy & Stars

A review of Rushy Meadows, near Oxford, kindly written for us by Sara Dace-Hughes. We were lucky enough to be invited to a friend’s birthday at Rushy Meadows, a Canopy & Stars glamping site near Oxford.  We arrived fairly late on Friday night after a […]

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

I asked lots of parent bloggers around the country where their favourite family days out with the kids in the UK were, and together we came up with this fab list!  I’ve added in a few of my own favourites – don’t miss the reviews!   […]