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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Crowne Plaza London Heathrow – Family Room Review

As we approached the hotel we had booked for the night before our big trip, we were full of excitement and nervousness! We were ready to start our long journey to New Zealand. This trip had been months in the planning and we couldn’t believe it was finally here. We are not usually ones to gamble but when we booked our hotel and airport parking through Holiday Extras we chose…

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A day trip to the Peak District – Matlock Bath and Bakewell

We woke up on Easter Sunday having received an very generous visit from the Easter Bunny. We had also been paid a visit by spring! Having had the worse weather over the past few weeks, the sun was finally shining so we decided last minute to make the hours drive to the Peak District National Park. I’m ashamed to admit that even though we have this gorgeous part of the…

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8 great things to do in and around Matlock Bath with kids

We are fortunate to live just an hour’s drive from the magnificent Peak District National Park. Famed for its outstanding natural beauty, green moors and dales, steep gorges, country estates and quaint pretty villages this truly is a breathtaking part of the world. One of our favourite places to visit is Matlock Bath. Nestled in a steep gorge alongside the River Derwent this spa town is located right on the…

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