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The King’s Head Inn – part of The Inn Collection

My family and I have been lucky enough to stay at several inns owned by The Inn Collection and have always enjoyed the experience. This leading hospitality and pub company in the north of England boasts an expanding portfolio which, to date, comprises seven pubs/inns stretching from Flass Vale in Durham to Berwick-upon-Tweed, close to [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Accommodation, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

YHA Ambleside

You’ll be hard pressed to find a hostel in a better location. Sitting on the banks of Lake Windermere, the commanding YHA Ambleside offers breathtaking views across England’s largest natural lake from many of its rooms. Being a popular hostel, it’s seemingly busy at all times, particularly with large parties of students. We stayed for [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Accommodation, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

YHA Honister Hause

YHA Honister Hause might not boast the amenities of other hostels, such as wi-fi or reliable mobile phone signal, and, if I’m honest, isn't the best looker among the myriad properties owned by the YHA. But that aside, this place has much to offer its visitors and we thoroughly enjoyed staying there this summer.  [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Accommodation, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Aqua Sphere Kameleon Goggles

Sourcing swimming goggles for one’s own use or perhaps for your kids can often be tricky. Sometimes, it’s not until you start using them that you discover that, maybe, you should have opted for a different design or size. For the run of trips planned for the recent summer holidays, we knew it was time [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Hangloose – Adventures in Cornwall

Adrenalin junkies will love Hangloose, Cornwall’s “home of adventure”, which is situated alongside the Eden Project, one of the county’s top tourist attractions. After visiting the Eden Project, we decided to test our nerve at Hangloose, which offers, among other white-knuckle thrills, hair-raising activities like The Drop, Gravity and Skywire. Well, when I say we [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Using SkyParkSecure for Southampton Airport Parking

If you’re looking to book airport parking, an airport hotel or want to relax in a lounge before catching your flight, try using SkyParkSecure for a seamless, hassle-free service.  I booked airport parking via the company when I flew out of Southampton Airport on a recent press trip and I’d certainly use them again. As [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Eden Project

The Eden Project story is a fascinating example of how redundant land can be reclaimed and transformed into an award-winning, world-famous attraction which should be on everyone’s bucket list; and if that wasn’t enough, it’s a well-respected educational charity, too. (c) Richard Webber Tim Smit’s creation began when a china clay pit was [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

YHA Eden Project

Have you ever slept inside a shipping container? Well, if you haven’t but fancy giving it a try, head for YHA Eden Project.  We were visiting Cornwall’s popular tourist attraction and wanted a place to stay overnight so decided to try out arguably the YHA’s most unusual hostel. As the association is now the official [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Accommodation, Latest Reviews, Self-Catering|0 Comments

Shrewsbury 2017

I said in my previous review of Shrewsbury that I wanted an excuse to revisit the town and fortunately the chance arose, just over 2 years since we last trod the pavements of this historic town. This time around we stayed at the Lion and Pheasant Town House Hotel. It’s ideally situated in the popular [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Travel Essentials

Some essential items everyone should pack when travelling as a family

By | May 22nd, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments