Treetop Trek – Lake District

Brockhole Visitor Centre, situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, has always been a favourite as far as my children are concerned. On most of our visits to the region, they enjoy the on-site play area before we explore the extensive grounds. (c) Richard Webber But now there is even more to entertain [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:17+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Treetop Nets – Lake District

We negotiated giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels, having bucketfuls of fun in the process; and what’s so good about Treetop Nets – which is brand new for 2014 and, reputedly, a UK first – is that it’s suitable for adults and children (aged three upwards). The concept is simple but effective: over 1,500 square [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:17+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|Attractions|0 Comments

Stay Play & Explore in Leicestershire

When the opportunity arose to visit Leicestershire with my family, my first question was, “What does the county offer that will interest my kids, aged 13 and seven?” Well, the answer to that one is simple: “plenty”. In fact, Leicestershire Promotions, the main tourism organisation for not only the city of Leicester but the entire [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:18+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Attractions, Destinations, Short Breaks|0 Comments

Plas Cadnant

Plas Cadnant is set in a picturesque hidden valley, overlooking the Menai Straits and Snowdonia on the Isle of Anglesey. The glorious 19th century gardens of this unique 200-acre estate were painstakingly uncovered and restored over 15 years. Visit the traditional tea rooms to wind down after a romantic stroll together around the gardens and [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:21+00:00 February 3rd, 2014|Accommodation, Attractions, Self-Catering|0 Comments

New Year at Portmeirion

Unlike any other destination you’ll find in Britain, delightful Portmeirion, tucked away in the northwest of Wales, was built in the 1920s in the style of an Italian village. A surrealist setting with landscaped gardens, tinkling fountains and whitewashed arches, it provides a unique backdrop for a New Year to remember. New Year guests arrive [...]

By | 2017-01-19T12:18:28+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Windermere Lake Cruises

Any visitor to the glorious Lake District mustn’t leave the region without having sailed down, across or around Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. Windermere Lake Cruises operate a fleet of well-equipped vessels around the lake, most offering undercover and outside seating, toilets and refreshments. Cruises last from 45 minutes to three hours. Alternatively, you can [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:27+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Follow me on Twitter