April 2018 saw us take a trip over to Derbyshire to stay at Sandybrook Country Park and explore the beautiful surrounds of The Peak District. Sandybrook Country Park is just over a mile to the north of the town of Ashbourne, and around a two-hour drive from our home in East Yorkshire – the perfect distance for a weekend trip.
Looking for somewhere for a city break in Europe? You wouldn’t go far wrong with Brussels. It’s a short hop away on the Eurostar or by air, and it’s a great place. It’s not too big, cosmopolitan yet humble, different but not alien. Continue reading
This year we again spent the few days between Christmas and the New Year at Butlin’s Skegness. This was our fourth year in a row here and it’s becoming a bit of a Christmas tradition. Why go stir crazy and eat your body weight in chocolate at home when you can do it in a Butlin’s apartment with entertainment thrown in? Continue reading
You’ve read all about our separate day trips in the Lake District but now I want to tell you a bit more about our actual holiday. Continue reading
This weekend we spent a couple of nights at Park Resort’s Skipsea Sands in East Yorkshire. Here is our postcard. Continue reading
For the third year in a row we spent that awkward bit between Christmas and New Year at Butlin’s Skegness on their “Christmas Party” break. This starts on the 27th December and ends on the 30th. Continue reading
What to expect from ‘Standard’ accommodation at Butlins Skegness.
If you’ve never been to Butlins before, it’s hard to judge what grade of accommodation you should book for you and your family. Not knowing how much you will actually be in your accommodation, and what you need to take along yourself can mean you end up paying more money for a higher grade than you may have been happy with. Continue reading
This year we have been very busy having fun, and where there are busy families having fun, there is an even busier mum making it all happen.
Dad and I work very hard to keep us all fed and clothed, and to give us all some family adventures along the way. Continue reading