Our Lifestyle Change: Why We Choose To Campervan

How do you define a mid life crisis…living through a pandemic and making a rather large impulse purchase? Going on a very wet holiday to the Lake District with 3 boys in a hired campervan, then coming home and purchasing your own? Naming said campervan? Yes I’m sat here with my hand up, and not…

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Our Favourite UK Drive On Beaches

There is something special about being able to drive straight onto the beach, isn’t there? For us; the sheer practicality of having everything to hand without having to lug it all on a two mile hike from the car park is a massive positive. But for my boys I suspect it’s the fact that it…

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Review: We’re Quackers for Thornbridge Hall & Gardens

Living in Leek means that we are in Staffordshire but also right on the border of both Cheshire and Derbyshire so our days out tend to flit between the three counties. Now, I like to think I know of most places within our local area but during the Easter holidays we discovered a real hidden…

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Our 2021 Plans with the Caravan and Motorhome Club

Last year we welcomed a new addition into our family. Nope not another baby – believe me, three boys is quite enough for me! We now have our very own campervan after having an amazing time when we hired one for an Oct half term getaway to the Lake District last year. Her name is…

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Christmas at Home: Festive Family Traditions.

Wow, we’re into December already! Lockdown has lifted but for many of us now living under tier 2 & 3 restrictions (shout out to my tier 3 massive!) finding the festive fun is proving to be a bit difficult this year. With every (totally expected) cancellation email I started to feel a tiny bit of…

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Review: Our Autumn Campervan Adventure in Rooby Doo

This year has been tough (I think we can ALL agree on that!) and getting away to the Lake District for October Half Term was just the tonic we needed. You may think that anything past September in the UK is a no go for staying in a campervan but trust me, we had the…

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Last Minute Bonfire Night Alternatives

With the announcement of a second lockdown starting on 5th November, I’m beginning to think that Guy Fawkes had the right idea all along! I’m joking of course, but it has meant that most of the organised events have had to be cancelled this year. But, if like us you still want to mark the…

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Autumn in the Lake District

Summer might be the most popular time to visit the Lake District, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you should head up there. We absolutely love Autumn in the Lake District, and we are hoping to head back there ourselves during this October Half Term. We think you’ll love it too, whether you…

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Halloween at Home: Our Trick or Treat Alternatives

Wondering what to do this Halloween within the current Covid-19 restrictions? Well spook no further! Every family will obviously make their own decision about how they wish to enjoy Halloween. But for those that are remaining cautious like us, we have come up with some ideas so that your Halloween at home can be safe…

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How to Make the Most of Your UK Staycation.

2020, we’ll ALL remember this year won’t we? In the midst of a global pandemic, with ever changing quarantine regulations and holiday cancellations many of us have opted for a UK staycation this Summer. We personally love holidaying in the UK and it offers some fab family holidays ideal if you’ve got young children like…

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