Category Archive: Family Attractions

Half Term Diary (and a bonus dairy free cake recipe)

It has been a busy, busy week. Today has been the toughest, we’ve not been able to get out much as I’ve had an emergency dentist appointment right in the middle of the… Continue reading

Another Day, Another Castle – Just Don’t Touch the Button!

Bolsover Castle today.  We treated ourselves to English Heritage membership using our Nectar points, we figured it’d give us even more options for days out with the boys, especially when we start camping… Continue reading

A Christmas Walk at Longshaw

Last weekend we had a trip to Longshaw and met up with family for a walk in the big open space of the Peak District.  The Cyclist and I used to drive up… Continue reading

Christmas at Calke Abbey

First day of the holidays, feels so good.  The boys are still arguing, still stressing me out, but at least I can prance about the house in my PJ’s till 10am.  We played… Continue reading

Halloween at Calke Abbey

I’d almost forgotten about this day out.  Calke Abbey is the most local National Trust property to us and we are lucky to have such a beautiful place nearby.  The parkland itself is… Continue reading

Lucky September Camping

We booked two nights camping in August for a trip in September, it was a brave decision. As it turned out it was a very good decision, the weather was spot on.  I’m… Continue reading