Planning your UK staycation

Staycation’s are becoming a very popular choice in the holidays as holidaying abroad if often very expensive and they are a good way of getting to know new places you may not have visited in the UK. With this in mind the Travelodge are now featuring a handy Staycation planning app – which can be foundRead more

Getting ready for a camping adventure – review

I DON’T do camping!  I’ve tried camping in the back garden however I’m claustrophobic and after a few hours I had to come back inside to sleep in my own bed.  I also like my creature comforts far too much and need a loo nearby as well as a sink etc. Paul however loves theRead more

Not your typical bank holiday – wedding, beach, farm and fun

It’s not often you can say it’s been a lovely sunny bank holiday, thankfully it has been. Our weekend started badly with the car breaking down for the 3rd time in a week, thankfully a 7am text to our mechanic saw him on our doorstep an hour and a half later to pick it up andRead more

Butlins Entertainment

When you think of Butlins, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Nothing? Mind blank? How about if I was to say Butlins entertainment? I bet REDCOATS came to mind at one point there didn’t it?  Admit it! Well it may used have been all about the redcoats and yes they are stillRead more

Our holiday to Butlins – the accommadation – Reef apartment Wave Hotel

Having been to Butlins many times before and staying in the chalet style accommadation it was a HUGE difference arriving on our holiday and checking into the new Wave Hotel at Bognor Regis. We were originally going with my parents so had booked into a 3 bedroom Reef apartment, we were very lucky and weRead more

Holiday countdown and excitement has set in!!

We are going on holiday in 11 days!! 11 DAYS YAY… It seems like so long ago we found out along with 39 other bloggers that we had been chosen as Butlins Ambassadors. Emmy and I are SO excited, I’m sure daddy is too if he were to be honest.  We are now going asRead more

Devon Caravan Holidays – the stuff memories are made of

In the rush and hurry of modern everyday life, a holiday should be a chance to take a well-earned rest. Yet too often, the holiday itself, the flights, delays, lost luggage, mystery accommodation, and bug bites, all mean that you need another break when you get home…just when you’re about to go back to work!Read more

Butlin’s Ambassador 2012-2013

I’ve got an announcement to make…. A few months ago I applied along with lots of other Bloggers to become a Butlin’s Ambassador and on Friday 3rd August I found out I had been chosen along with 39 other Bloggers for this fantastic role. It was firstly announced on Twitter which I had excitedly refreshingRead more

Country Kids – Coombe Mill Collage

Fiona over at Coombe Mill set up Country Kids as she is a firm believer in the benefit to children of happy healthy outdoor play.  So it seemed fitting to link up to her blog this week with a collage of Emmy enjoying the outdoor life of the farm from our Coombe Mill holiday fromRead more

Bartley Lodge Hotel – 5 mins from Paulton’s park

We have wanted to take Emmy to Paulton’s Park for quite a while now and thought the best time to do it was en-route to Cornwall, our plans didn’t quite work out so we changed this idea and took her on the way home from our Cornwall holiday. Leaving Coombe Mill on Saturday we droveRead more