Category: Days out & travel

A preview of the Brookside Garden Centre Christmas Grotto

We have been going to the Christmas Grotto at Brookside Garden Centre in East Peckham, Kent ever since 2014. At the time, my oldest was one year old, and my youngest wasn’t even born! So you could say it’s become something of a family tradition. This year we will be making …

9 things to pack for a UK family staycation

The UK has plenty of brilliant beaches, beautiful countryside, quaint towns and exciting attractions which make it perfect for a family holiday. When you take a self-catered family holiday in the UK, you have to think carefully about what you take with you. Although there is likely to be a …

My top family summer holiday must-haves

The summer holidays are upon us! If you’re lucky (?!) they might see you heading off to sunnier climes – or maybe a tent in Cornwall – with the kids in tow. If you are travelling with the kids this summer, then here is my list of essentials. Having only …