A family break to Cornwall

Dec 14 2012

In a little over four hours by car or five hours by train (eight if choose to take the exciting sleeper train) from London and you can be in the quintessential holiday destination of Cornwall. Yes, Londoners can reach the sandy Canvey Island beach in an hour but when it comes to family holidays in the UK, there are few better options than this south west region. With its enviably mild climate, picture postcard beaches and family fun all year round, the drive south west is definitely worth it. Once you arrive in Cornwall you’ll find a wealth of attractions sure to please Mum, Dad and children of all ages.

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Travel with kids: Visit Amsterdam for the weekend! With the kids..?

Nov 26 2012

I was in Amsterdam recently and intrigued to find out what it would be like as a destination to take your children. True, it doesn’t have the most child-friendly reputation but I discovered it actually offers a lot in the way of entertainment. If the idea of Disneyland Paris fills you with dread then consider this short-haul alternative.

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Top Tips for Mums Travelling Around London

Oct 06 2012

Let’s face it, prams and public transport can be a bit of a nightmare, but driving in and around London isn’t always a barrel of laughs either. Lots of parents – especially new parents – feel nervous about using buses and trains with their little ones. It can be claustrophobic, chaotic and extremely stressful, especially if you’re lugging about large prams, shopping and small children. Here are a few tips on how to make getting around that bit easier, so you feel more confident getting out and about with your kids.

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