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.
Austria’s Salzkammergut is a picture-perfect region of lakes and mountains near Salzburg. Even if you only have one day to visit this region it’s still possible to experience some of its very best views. Read on for our guide to an easy and accessible family day out on Wolfgangsee, Austria.
Lisbon is a beautiful, colourful and lively city by the sea. We visited with our two boys (aged six and nice) during the October half-term holidays. The 9yo has declared it his favourite city and here’s why.
The harbour town of Fowey is about an hour’s drive west of Plymouth and is easily accessible from the A30. Once there you’re in a maze of small streets set around a natural harbour with views across the Fowey River to the village of Polruan. It’s still a working port, exporting China Clay from the deep water harbour.
This summer we spent a glorious few days high up in the Tyrolean Alps in Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria. In the winter there’s an array of red, blue and black runs, skiers, snowboarders and apres ski bars. In the summer the slopes are alive with wildflowers, hikers and mountain bikers.
What do Little Trekkers do when they visit a city? Jump on a bike, of course.
The waters of Cardigan Bay are home to a group of around 250 bottlenose dolphins. Yes, that’s right, dolphins living in British waters. They are stay here year-round and are one of only two resident groups of bottlenose dolphins living in the UK.
We’ve been visiting the area at least once a year for nearly nine years now, and over that time have built up a pretty good knowledge of where to go and what to do with and without kids and at different times of year. So here you are, our top tips of what to do in the Dordogne / Lot regions!
Dyrham Park is an ancient deer park with a grand 17th-century house at its heart. It’s possible to spend your whole visit outdoors (as we did) but the house looks very appealing to visit, and they provide children’s trails and quizzes.
At low tide the sand stretches for miles, and the grey rocky scars, covered with slippery seaweed, reach out like fingers into the sea.