Self-catering holidays are an ideal holiday choice for families with young kids, but you don’t want to be tied to the kitchen stove for hours. So how do you feed the family and have a relaxing holiday while self-catering and without eating out for every meal? Here are our tips to having a relaxing self-catering holiday, including meal plan ideas and recipe hacks.
The Cotswolds are famous for picture-perfect villages, an Instagrammers dream, and rightly so. With its trademark golden stone, well-kept village greens, picturesque hilly streets and foliage to match your hat, every cute corner of the Cotswolds has been photographed ad infinitum. But there is a lot more to the Cotswolds than taking pictures of a pretty doorway (um, yes, guilty). It’s easier than you’d think to veer off the beaten path and step into the surrounding countryside to experience a different view of the Cotswolds.
The New Forest, Hampshire is a wonderful destination for a family camping holiday. The beauty of the New Forest National Park with its variety of habitats, wild ponies and grazing cattle, streams to paddle in and miles of off-road cycling draws many families to the area, especially in the summer months. If you’re looking to find the perfect New Forest campsite to suit you and your family, let us be your guide!
Have you lusted after campervan life but can’t quite convince yourself to take the plunge? Hiring a campervan for a holiday might be just the ticket for you. Give yourself the opportunity of road-testing the campervan lifestyle without the hassle and cost of buying a van and all the extras you’d need. Or simply hire a campervan for a family holiday just for the fun of it!
When there’s 630 miles (over 1,000km) of coastline to discover and plenty more inland attractions, a road trip around Devon and Cornwall makes a great choice for a UK summer family holiday.
Here are some of our favourite camping hacks including choosing the perfect campsite, packing solutions and that all important list of things to take camping.
With so much to see and do it can be tricky to decide how to spend just one day in Paris with kids. City breaks with kids can be daunting. With so many sights to choose from it’s important to have confidence you’re choosing the most child-friendly options, not spending too much money, not wasting time queuing and not exhausting every member of the family trekking from one side of a city to another. Paris is a relatively large city. If you have just one day to explore the ‘City of Light’ we recommend an itinerary which focusses on exploring three key areas –
In the UK there are amazing cities to explore, beautiful beaches to enjoy and dramatic countryside to marvel at. If you’re looking for UK family staycation ideas we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 5 fantastic UK family staycation destinations.
I’m formulating a list of days out near Hungerford to places which are currently closed but which I’d like to visit once lockdown is eased. Normally I yearn for adventure, but my list is mainly focused on revisiting old favourites. Perhaps we’ve had enough surprises for one year?
Here is a brief overview of our Home School Goes to the Ocean lesson plan. I drew resources from a number of sources including Twinkl (a teacher’s resource website), National Geographic Kids on You Tube and the BBC. We also have a good selection of children’s non-fiction books at home that helped with this topic.