Grand Medieval Joust at Bolsover Castle

I have been fortunate enough this summer to have spent some wonderful days out with my children. One of the…

A Day in the New Forest

The New Forest As part of our Summer Road trip, my family and I made a return visit to one…

Fossil Hunting and Exploring the Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast The Jurassic coast in the South of England is one of those locations on our ‘must visit’…

Beeston Castle – Clash of Knights!

One way in which we have sought to save some pennies this summer is to become English Heritage members. For…

Exploring Manchester Museum

As part of my feature ‘Summer Holidays on a Budget’ this post recounts our visit today to the Manchester Museum.…

Close Encounters: A Visit to Longleat Safari Park

If there is any place in the UK that truly is a family attraction, it is Longleat Safari Park. This…

Family Road Trip on a Budget

It might not seem the most sensible thing to do with a teen and a toddler, but we quite often…