A pet and family friendly break away in the Cotswolds – The Bolthole

The Bolthole, Old Stocks Inn

As a family we are never happier than when we are ALL together, our family includes our Dog Barney so when we were invited to Stow-on-the-Wold to spend a weekend in The Bolthole we couldn’t wait to unwind and relax. The Bolthole is a 3 bedroom period cottage and the newest addition to the OldRead more

Planning more family holidays

This year is the first in a long time that we have actually booked up most of the School holidays already, we have discovered we really lovely our holidays and half term/school holidays are far easier with pre-booked plans. We have already been to Cornwall for the February half term, are off to the CotswoldsRead more

5 pet and child friendly things to do in Devon

When you are pet owners holidaying at the drop of a hat is always a little tricky, it’s not like you can just pack a suitcase, turn on the house alarm and head off for a long weekend or even a week without planning for their care. When you have pets your holidays tend toRead more

A family stay at The Headland Hotel & Spa Cornwall

As you know we’ve not long returned from a lovely half term staying in Cornwall, our happy place and somewhere we try to visit once or twice a year, we would go more often but with a 6 hour car journey it’s not always possible. For the last 2 days of our trip we wereRead more

A winter family getaway at The Lodges at New House Farm

Winter is that strange time of year, wrapping up in our hats and scarves while many dream of the summer and wishing they were abroad somewhere hot, sunning themselves and sipping cocktails by the pool. It’s not actually my dream though – I’ve never had that wish to be somewhere hot in the winter, especiallyRead more

Long car journeys and children

keeping kids entertained and checking the car for long journeys

Over the summer we headed off on a few adventures, and at least once a year head to Cornwall to stay with Paul’s Auntie. The children can be hit and miss on long journeys so careful planning on our part is needed to get ready – after all there is nothing worse than sitting inRead more

A day out in London with the kids – Emmy’s birthday trip

Regular readers will know that Emmy turned 7 last weekend, a special day for her. Just where the years have gone I do not know but she is now a beautiful and happy 7 year old! In previous years she has asked to go away on holiday for her birthday so we’ve spent it inRead more