Puy du Fou- Top tips

I had never heard of Puy du Fou before stumbling upon it on a internet search. I was actually looking for a Son et lumiere having remembered how exciting they are from when I was a child. As it happens, Puy du Fou's night show 'Cinescenie' is only on on Friday and Saturday evenings so... Continue Reading →


Once again I've got a little out of sync with my blog posts - too much time enjoying our adventures and not enough time writing about them! We are just back from a repeat visit to Dennis Cove Campsite, a short stroll from Padstow. This was our fifth visit to this campsites in the last... Continue Reading →

Cotswold Farm Park

We're always on the lookout for good camp spots close to our hometown, Bristol. So when we planned a weekend with our good friends and neighbours, we were keen to try our the Cotswold Farm Park otherwise known as 'Adam's' Farm (Country File' Adam), which opened its campsite just last year in 2017. We were... Continue Reading →

What Bank Holidays should be about….

British weather is notoriously unpredictable and I think it's fair to say that we have come to expect Bank Holiday weekends to be a washout. This winter seems to be lasting an eternity; our spring, so far, has been cold and apart from a few unseasonably hot days in April, we've barely seen the sun.... Continue Reading →

Haven: Burnham on Sea 

I do love an easy camping trip and they don't come much easier than a holiday village! I must confess that just a couple of years ago, the idea of this type of holiday would have been my worst nightmare but the children absolutely love the activities and entertainment and if they're happy (and exhausted),... Continue Reading →

National Trust: Tredegar House[

As a child, my family were National Trust members. Living in South East London, our trips out to Knole and Ightham Mote gave us the opportunity to escape the hubbub of the city. I remember my brother and I diligently collecting stamps in our NT passports, keeping a record of the sites we visited close... Continue Reading →

When Fun can’t come First

Some people can be critical of what one chooses to share on social media, suggesting that people paint a rosy picture of their lives. I have had people passing comments to me about life in our house being good/perfect. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life but it certainly isn’t perfect! I do however... Continue Reading →

Pentewan Sands in (mostly) Pictures

The Easter that rained  and rained and rained (and snowed a bit too!). I know, let’s go camping!!! Long ago we decided that off season camping was all about the holiday parks. The clubhouse offering a warm retreat and cheesy entertainment to keep the children occupied, a pool and places to eat on site. As... Continue Reading →


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