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Mid-Week Break at South Lakeland Leisure Park

This November, we took a mid-week break in South Lakeland Leisure Village. The “village” is located between the A6 and M6, just a couple of miles north of Carnforth (Lancashire), close to the south Lakes. Access from the M6 is convenient and especially easy when approaching from the south. The location South Lakeland Leisure Village …

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Braithwaite Fold Camping and Caravanning Club Site – Lake District Camp Site

We spent May bank holiday weekend in our motorhome in Windermere, at Braithwaite Fold Camping and Caravanning Club site.  The site itself is not particularly exceptional.  It’s just off the main road heading into Bowness, it’s fairly small and feels quite crowded, and there are no views of Windermere from the site.  There is no …

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7 Places to Visit during a Family Holiday to the Lake District

Over the Easter Holiday, we were invited to work with Cumbria Tourism to explore all that the Lake District has to offer for a family holiday. In this post we have reviewed 7 Places to Visit during a Family Holiday to the Lake District. We stayed in a lovely cosy apartment, booked ourselves through Home …

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Dovestone Holiday Park | Lodges, Glamping, Pods in the Peak District

Sometimes you fancy a weekend away, somewhere to completely get away from it all, but without having to spend hours travelling.  We recently found such a place.  Less than 13 miles from the centre of Manchester, bordering the Peak District National Park.  Dovestone Holiday Park is just over an hour from our home in York, …

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10 Things to do with Kids near Uldale, North Lakes, Lake District

The North Lakes is a great place to rent a holiday cottage. It’s quieter than the South Lakes and the many villages with great local pubs makes it a perfect spot for a relaxing holiday without too many people around. So if you are in the North Lakes then here are 10 Things to do …

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9 Things to do with Children in the Lake District

Are you looking for things to do in the lake district with children? We are going to be on holiday there this half term and I know from experience that it is a popular destination for families in October. I thought I’d put together a list of all the events that I have found are going on …

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Lake District

On what was due to be a rainy day in the Summer Holidays we decided to spend the morning at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum near Keswick in the Lake District. To be honest I wasn’t expecting very much from Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, but my Mother in Law assured me that the girls would …

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Log Cabins in the Lake District | Neaum Crag, Skelwith Bridge

A Trip to the Lake District to Neaum Crag – Searching for a Monster Cave and a Real-Life Money Tree! As a busy family of four we jumped at the chance of disappearing to the mountains for a few days of nothing but walks, picnics and mountain adventures. And where better to stay but in …

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Fabulously Appointed Large Cottage in the Lakes

This weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to spend a weekend in a beautifully appointed large cottage in the Lakes (6 bedroomed in fact) with some friends.  The property The Old Joiners Shop can be rented out through Sykes Cottages and I have to say is absolutely excellent value for money.  If you …

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Christmas Tea Party with Peter Rabbit, Lake District

We have previously published reviews of the fabulous Beatrix Potter tea parties. Two of our guest reviewers have said how wonderful they are, and you can read their reviews here Tea with Beatrix Potter  and The World of Beatrix Potter So when we heard about their Christmas Tea Party we had to share it with …

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