Category: Best holiday destinations

Holiday ideas: caravanning in the UK

Caravanning has developed something of a reputation over the years, no thanks to the boys from Top Gear moaning endlessly about those of us who tow ours around on the countries motorways! But not since the 70s heyday has caravanning in the UK been so popular, thanks at least in part to the recession and […]

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Best family getaway for 2013

I’ll bet that you can guess the best family getaway for 2013 (it’s held top spot since the 1940s)…that’s right! – Camping! Chalet apartments and anything self-catering were also high on the list. A recent survey set out to uncover the changing face of family holidays over the past 60 years, and discovered that camping is […]

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Top five days out in London

We live in a country where there is just so much to do! From English Heritage and National Trust to nature stuff, community centres and neighbourhood get-togethers… not to mention the greatest city in the history of Ever (London – duh!). We’re really privileged. If ever you find yourself saying that you’re struggling to think […]

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Top ten landmarks in Britain

In a survey by Travelodge, Britain’s children have revealed the top ten landmarks in Britain they’d most like to see: Big Ben Stonehenge Tower of London Buckingham Palace London Eye Blackpool Tower Windsor Castle Hadrian’s Wall Edinburgh Castle White Cliffs of Dover I love that our kids are so stoked on the British history and […]

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The benefits of a local staycation

While the idea of foreign travel is appealing, many of us are finding we have insufficient funds to stray far from home these days, choosing instead to take ‘staycations’ or holidays in the UK. If you find yourself with time on your hands and nowhere to go, you might decide to take a day trip […]

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