Interislander Ferry with Kids – New Zealand

One of my favourite memories from our New Zealand adventure was taking the Interislander Ferry from Picton to Wellington. It was a journey that almost didn’t happen. We had planned to fly from Christchurch to Wellington but a last minute change of plans saw us driving from Christchurch to Picton to jump onboard the Interislander Ferry as foot passengers. You can read why we changed our minds here. I am…

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7 Best Family Hikes & Walks in the Peak District

As a family we are not adverse to throwing on our walking boots and going for a good old trudge. Living just an hour from the glorious valleys and moors of the Peak District we have spent many hours walking and hiking through this lovely part of the world. I wanted to share with you our favourite family hikes and walks in the Peak District National Park. I have tried…

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What to pack for 3 weeks in New Zealand with Kids

We have recently returned from three weeks touring New Zealand in a small campervan. It was the first time we had travelled in a van as a family, we are reasonably light travellers anyway but we knew that we needed really travel with the bare minimum this time. Now that we are back I thought I’d share with you what we packed and did we get it right? As well…

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10 Best Halloween Events & Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Leicestershire – 2018

It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly Halloween again. The leaves are beginning to change colour and the days are getting shorter. Autumn is my favourite time of year and Halloween is firmly becoming a holiday we look forward to every year. I wanted to share with you the 10 Best Halloween Events in Leicestershire as well where you can go to pick your own pumpkins. Halloween Events in Leicestershire…

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Hiking in the Peak District – Luds Church & The Roaches

As we only live an hour from the gorgeous Peak District National Park we have made it our mission to explore as much of the area as possible! I had read about Luds Church when researching day hikes and one weekend during the summer we decided the weather was just right for a lovely hike so off we went to find the geological wonder that is Luds Church. Luds Church…

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