Weekend at Featherdown Farms, Shropshire

When I was invited to try out Featherdown Farms’ version of camping at Upper Shadymoor in Shropshire, my first reaction was *not* to clap my little hands with glee and start exploring the website. Camping and me? We have history. My Dad was a scout leader and we spent many… View Post

Taking on the Mini Mudder Challenge

Like most 10-year-olds, Flea has a thirst for adventure that makes me proud while equally making me want to cry a bit – as a single Mum, I’m often dragged along for the ride against my better judgment. However, good news – this summer your kids can get filthy on… View Post

Smashing it at Go Ape Delamere Forest

This weekend, Flea and I headed out to Delamere Forest in Cheshire for a day’s adventure at Go Ape, a bit of belated training for some work we’re doing with Robinson’s Fruit Shoot, who invited Flea to become part of their Adventure Squad. As an Adventure Squad member, Flea was also invited… View Post

Review: A Weekend at Falstone Barns, Kielder

This Easter, we were invited to spend a long weekend in the country with English Country Cottages, and chose a break in Northumberland at Falstone Barns. I’m a big fan of English Country Cottages – we’ve probably booked around 10 properties through them over the years, everywhere from Devon to… View Post