Glamping in Scotland – Glentress Forest Lodges Review

Over the summer we ventured to the gorgeous Scottish Borders for a few days of exploring, chilling out and good quality family time. When searching for accommodation I came across the Glentress Forest Lodges. Lovely little timber pods nestled on a green hill just outside the historic town of Peebles and only 24 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. We booked for two nights and couldn’t wait to get our…

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AD – Christmas Sorted With SockShop

*AD – I have been or could be if you click on a link in this post compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our disclosure policy and privacy policy for more details. Socks for Christmas is almost mandatory. But not all socks are made alike. We were very kindly sent some of the fantastic Christmas range from the SockShop to…

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Best Family Christmas Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you but I really struggle with buying Christmas gifts for family and friends, particularly when there is more than one person in the family to buy for. I’ve put together a few ideas to help make the gift buying process a little easier. These ideas tend to favour experiences over “stuff”. Best Family Christmas Gift Ideas National Trust or English Heritage Family Membership We absolutely love…

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25+ Great Christmas Events & Family Days Out in and around Leicestershire (2019)

Christmas is just five weeks away, yes you read that right! Its almost time to crack open the mulled wine, mince pies, eat way to many pigs in blankets and demolish at least two massive boxes of Roses! I have put together a list of the very best Christmas events and family days out in and around Leicestershire (please note that some are in other Counties but just a stones…

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5 Great Reasons to Visit Butlins

Over the past few years we have visited Butlins numerous times. We have packed our bags and surrendered ourselves to three or four days of Skyline Gang, Billy Bear and Red Coat fun. I have to be brutally honest and say that prior to taking our first trip, I had some pretty strong ideas about what I thought Butlins would be like. Well I am here to tell you that…

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