• Wild Glamping at the Dernwood Farm Cabin, Sussex 

    October 19, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 5 Price: From £385 / 3 nights Location: Waldron, East Sussex Despite being just a few miles away from our home, Dernwood Farm feels a world away from the stresses of every day life. Situated just outside the village of Waldron and hidden down a long, single track country lane Dernwood is…

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  • Go Outdoors Tonbridge Superstore: The Ultimate Active Family Shopping Experience

    October 3, 2017

    I used to be right up to date with my knowledge of all the best outdoor gear and kit. I worked in the snowboard department in a large outdoor shop in Covent Garden in my twenties, and through my years working ski seasons was fairly up to speed with the latest brands and equipment. That…

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  • 3 Family Days Out In & Around Amsterdam

    September 25, 2017

    For our family Summer adventure this year we had a bit of a road trip driving through France, Belgium and Holland with the aim of spending a few days catching up with a school friend and her family in Amsterdam as the final goal. Visiting a major European city with a 2 year old and…

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  • 5 Unique Holidays on the Kent & Sussex Coast with Host Unusual 

    September 13, 2017

    Earlier in the Summer I shared a collection of Unique Family Holiday Properties with Host Unusual. The piece was well received and I really enjoyed exploring the range of incredible places to stay that Host Unusual have put together. Having taken a good look at their local properties I’ve decided to collate a similar selection…

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  • Family Glamping at Canvas and Stars, Sussex

    August 29, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 5 Price: £140 / night (minimum 2 night stay) Location: Chiddingly, East Sussex Over the past few months I’ve visited a fair few Glamping sites. Each one unique in it’s own quirky way offering simple ways of getting close to nature and camping without the stress. However, last week I visited Canvas…

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  • Sleep in a Bubble, Wanze, Belgium

    August 20, 2017

    Price: Prices from €130 / night for the family bubble Sleeps: Up to 4 Location: Wanze, Near Liège, Belgium Sleep in a Bubble is a small Glamping site run by Belgium couple Luc Ruidant and Colette Barbier. Set up on their home property in the pretty farming town of Wanze near Liège in Belgium this…

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  • Ramsgate: An Active Family Destination

    August 14, 2017

    When I think of British family beach destinations I’ve got to admit that Ramsgate is not the first place that springs to mind. We live in Sussex and have spent years dragging the kids right to the other side of the country to Devon and Cornwall to enjoy long sandy beaches and seaside towns….having just…

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  • Glamping Pods at Long Acres Campsite, Lingfield, Surrey

    July 31, 2017

    Price: £79 per night Sleeps: Up to 5 Location: Lingfield, Surrey Long Acres Caravan and Camping Park is a well established, family run caravan and camping site. The campsite lies just off the A22 in Lingfield with easy access from both the M23 and M25. Despite being so accessible Long Acres is surrounded by glorious…

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  • A Family Stay with Brighton Getaways

    July 26, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 8 Location: Grafton St, Kemp Town, Brighton Price: From £180 / night Brighton Getaways provide a wide variety of holiday homes and apartments throughout the city of Brighton. They pride themselves in ensuring their properties are safe and secure with up to date facilities and interior decor. We visited their Grafton Street…

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  • 8 Simple Camping Activities for Children 

    July 17, 2017

    Camping with children, especially toddlers and babies, can be a daunting experience. For most of us camping with children takes us out of our parental comfort zone and into the unknown. We’re stripped of the things that we might rely on at home day to day to entertain and occupy the minds of our offspring.…

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  • Family Glamping at Broadhembury Caravan Park, Ashford, Kent

    July 12, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 4 Location: Ashford, Kent Price: From £55 low season – £80 high season per tent / per night for 4 people Despite only being a few miles outside of Ashford and within easy access of the M20 Broadhembury Caravan Park is surrounded by glorious English countryside. The caravan park is found tucked…

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  • 5 Unique Family Holiday Properties in Sussex & Kent with Host Unusual 

    July 6, 2017

    I’ve recently come across the a rather different holiday accommodation website. Host Unusual allows their guests the opportunity to discover the UK’s most extraordinary places to stay – from tree houses to lighthouses, churches to caves….you can even stay in a disused prison should the fancy it! As you know jugglingonrollerskates love Glamping and alternative…

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  • A Family Visit to Embers Camping Bentley in Sussex 

    June 29, 2017

    I recently found discovered that there was a campsite right next door to one of my favourite local days out spots. And when I say right next door…I mean literally in the field next to the entrance! That campsite is Embers and the local attraction is Bentley. Any of you who regularly read my blog…

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  • A Family Stay at Brighton YHA 

    June 13, 2017

    Sleeps: up to 8 in a room.  Location: Brighton seafront. Price: From £45 for a family room for 4.  This review is based on a room for 4 with a travel cot. The room was priced at £145 for 5 of us on a Saturday night in May Half Term.  Brighton YHA could not be…

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  • Glamping at Wowo Campsite, East Sussex

    May 7, 2017

    Hobbit Yurt Sleeps: up to 2 adults and 2 young children Location: Sheffield Park, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex Price: from £156 for two nights Wowo has always intrigued me. The name itself sounds mysterious and fun. Living locally I’d heard positive things about the place…feedback told me Wowo was one of a kind, a real…

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