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…

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Things to do in Kielder with Kids (even when it rains!)

A guide to activities for families and children of all ages in Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland, whatever the weather!

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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…

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Five Unspeakably Brilliant Places to Stay in the UK in 2016

As a rule, we love school holidays. And this time around, we were SO ready for half-term. But it’s fair to say it hasn’t gone quite the way I imagined it would. Actually, it’s pretty much sucked up one side and down the other. Is it just us? Anyway, to…

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Days Out: Sky Studios at the O2

I’ve written already this month about my love of Christmas movies and blockbusters. So we were really excited to be invited to a Christmas Blogger party at the O2 with Sky Studios – a chance to step behind the scenes and experience some movie magic for ourselves. Sky Studios is at…

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