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8 Things To Do In Plymouth Before You Catch The Ferry To France

For many travellers, Plymouth is often seen as little more than a transport hub for connecting ferry services to France. As such, the most the average traveller gets to see of the city is the odd pub or fast food outlet in the vicinity of the ferry port. Which is something of a shame, as …

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5 Reasons to Visit Cornwall this Year with Kids

Having just returned from an amazing holiday in Cornwall in January, I wanted to tell you about 5 Reasons to Visit Cornwall this year with Kids. Beaches It’s obvious isn’t it, but it has to be said, it’s for the beaches! Cornwall has some of the best beaches in the world (check out this Top …

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Is it Worth Visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the Rain with Kids?

Is it worth visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the rain with Kids?  The overwhelming answer to this question is yes. Yes it is worth visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the rain with Kids? You need the right clothes on and you need to enjoy being outside, but we had a fun 3 …

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5 Reasons to Visit St Mawes Castle, Cornwall with Kids

St Mawes Castle in Cornwall, managed by English Heritage kept three 5 year olds and a 2 year old, plus their Mums happy for a good couple of hours on a slightly damp Saturday morning in January. It’s £5 for adults to get in and £3 for children over 5, although we were kindly granted entry …

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Family Day Out to Charmouth Beach

On a recent holiday to Somerset, we decided we couldn’t end the week without a ‘beach day’.  After a little local research (asking a local parent!) we found out that although Lyme Regis was an excellent beach to visit,  we would be better off heading a little further away and exploring Charmouth Beach instead. We …

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RSPB Centre at Weymouth Radipole Lake

Another great post from this great blog called Dorset Mums which is all about life in Dorset, activities, places to visit, things to do and more. If you live in Dorset or are planning on visiting, you should check it out. You can also find Fiona tweeting @Dorsetmums. Fiona has written this post about the RSPB Centre at Weymouth …

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5 Family Activities in Salcombe to enjoy in September

You may think that the best time to come on holiday to Salcombe is during the traditional ‘Summer months’ of June, July and August. However, September holidays in Salcombe are possibly an even better choice for young families with pre-school age children, with a whole host of different activities readily available after the busy Summer …

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WWT – Wetlands for life – Slimbridge Wetland Centre

 This review is by Karen Whitlock who writes a wonderful blog over at Stopping at Two click here to see more from Karen. You can also follow Karen on twitter @karenjwhitlock.   New Year’s Eve was a cold but dry day, so in the afternoon we headed out to Slimbridge WWT to catch the wild bird feed. The girls had …

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