As many of you will know, we recently moved to the Essex coast and loving living so close to the beach. Whether its early morning strolls, on an after dinner paddle, we visit at least a couple of times a week to get some fresh air and give the kids a runabout. During our seaside … Continue reading 8 Tips for Beach Visits with Kids
Last weekend, we spent a rare, childfree night at the Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel. Our first impressions were great - the building is just beautifully grand from the front, the reception staff were friendly and helpful and traditional interior was adorned with stained glass windows and wooden beams. However, while on our way to our … Continue reading Macdonald Alveston Manor: A Review
When first booking our week away with Waterside Holidays, I was a little dubious as it was quite a bit more expensive than your average caravan park. However, the reviews were amazing so I we went ahead and booked Waterside Park & Spa in Weymouth, for a week in June. Due to the price, I … Continue reading Waterside Holidays: A Review
When we were invited along to Carter’s Steam Fair at Maldon's Promenade Park, I was instantly captivated by the history and creativity of it all. It's a traditional vintage fair, with rides and stalls from the 1890s to 1960s and is a million times more fun and beautiful than more modern fairs I've been to … Continue reading All the Fun at the Fair
I am always after cheap days out with the kids - with two young children at home with me, costs add up pretty quickly. So when I saw the price of Hadleigh Rare Breeds Centre, we obviously had to have a mooch. The layout of the farm is perfect if you've got to keep your … Continue reading Best farm in Essex?
So, if you've been following our renovation story over at That Little Home, you'll know that we recently stayed away for a few days while the kitchen ceiling was knocked down and pipework moved. It was all booked in pretty last minute but luckily I stumbled across Palmeira Court, a holiday rental property in Westcliff, Essex on … Continue reading Oh we do like to be beside the seaside…
So Christmas is done and dusted, we've toasted in the new year so it is time to start planning ahead! We are taking on a big house renovation this year so I definitely need a holiday or two to look forward to. Clickstay is currently my favourite website to browse stunning holiday homes across the globe and … Continue reading AD | Top 3 Holiday Destinations for Families
We've been thinking long and hard recently about whether to go abroad with the children (aged 4 and 1) or to have a UK holiday and decided to leave boarding a plane with two little ones until they're a teeny bit older. I know LOADS of people do it and it's probably a breeze but … Continue reading Top Tips for Glamping with Kids