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The Best Days Out for Families in South Cornwall

In conjunction with Classic Cottages we’ve put together some of the best days out for families in South Cornwall. We know there are loads more too, so if you have any other recommendations do get in touch and let us know. South Cornwall extends from the Rame Peninsula, just south of Plymouth, all the way to …

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Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club Site (near Newquay)

Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club Site sits high up on, but set back from, the cliffs to the north of Newquay, away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. A walk to the beach takes around 20 minutes along the cliff top (although this was definitely a lot longer with kids in tow). …

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Cheddar Mendip Heights Camping and Caravanning Club Site

Cheddar Mendip Heights Camping and Caravanning Club Site is located next to Priddy, a little village which lies in a small hollow near the summit of the Mendip Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a sweet village with a tiny school and lovely old church dating back to the 1300s, a pub …

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Holiday in St Ives during the winter?

Never visited St Ives during the winter? Let us explain why you should. A resort for all seasons Owing to its charming location on the sunny western coast of Cornwall, St. Ives is famed as one of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts. Indeed, it’s no surprise that every summer thousands of holidaymakers flock to …

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, located near St Austell and Mevagissey is Europe’s largest garden restoration project.  Why is it a restoration project? To understand that you need to understand a little of the garden’s past: a story filled with joy and sadness.  Originally encompassing the house and gardens, the Heligan Estate was all owned …

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Salisbury Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review

This little campsite is set back just off the main road in Old Sarum, north Salisbury, behind the Salisbury RFC. The first thing that struck us about this campsite when we arrived was the abundance of colour from the planters around Reception – simply stunning! The site staff greeted us warmly and we were shown …

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Brickosaurs at Marwell Zoo!

Marwell Zoo, Winchester is around 10 miles north-west of Southampton. It covers an area of 140 acres and is home to hundreds of animals including some lovely, long-legged giraffes, cheeky penguins, majestic tigers, bright-eyed meerkats and – to the delight of my youngest – a number of striking zebras. My husband and I were delighted …

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Review of Butlins in Minehead and Toddler Themed Long Weekend

We ventured on our first activity holiday to Butlins Minehead on a special family half term toddler themed long weekend. From the moment we arrived, we were not disappointed. We stayed in a silver room in chalet style accommodation, which I was initially apprehensive about staying in, but when we opened the door to our …

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Southampton Hometel by room2 Southampton Review| Family Friendly Accommodation in Southampton

We recently had a mini break to Southampton during the kids Easter break and room2 Southampton very kindly agreed to host us in their Southampton Hometel. I was a bit confused by the reference to Hometel when I received the email. Was it a hotel, an apartment, an aparthotel? What was the concept?  The website …

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