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 …