Christmas at Coombe Mill 2018

Christmas Tree

We spent Christmas at Coombe Mill in 2013 and 2014 and have been itching to return ever since, but due to Hubby’s work it has been impossible, until this Christmas. It has been a bit of a tough year for him, with the threat of redundancy hanging over his head until December and then having to close his store down just before Christmas, so time away was the perfect tonic. Spending Christmas away from home is not without its challenges… Continue Reading “Christmas at Coombe Mill 2018”

6 Family-friendly Activities and Attractions in Cornwall

Port Isaac

2018 is the year of the staycation, and while there are many destinations and hideaways all over the UK, family favourite Cornwall tends to take the crown. Nestled in the depths of south-west England, the geographical features of the landscape make it the ideal family retreat, with an array of beautiful beaches and scenic coastal paths to discover and explore. Further to that, there is also a plethora of family-friendly attractions, all of which offer fantastically fun and educational experiences… Continue Reading “6 Family-friendly Activities and Attractions in Cornwall”

A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays

Newton Farm

I have always wanted to visit Scotland but living on the south coast of England we couldn’t be much further away if we tried, but this half term we decided to make the nine-hour drive to see how much of the beautiful country we could see. Our base for the week was a beautiful holiday cottage in Angus which is set on a working farm – Newton of Fothringham. We are big fans of farm holidays in winter, having previously stayed… Continue Reading “A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays”

All the fun of the Farm at Eco-Gites of Lenault

Eco-Gites of Lenault

Being a family of 6, hotel stays can be really awkward as they just don’t make family rooms that are big enough for our family so we have to pay extra to have two rooms which really adds to the cost of a holiday, so we tend to look for holiday cottages or large caravans that can comfortably sleep us all. I am always nervous of staying in new places and have to admit that I prefer to stay somewhere where… Continue Reading “All the fun of the Farm at Eco-Gites of Lenault”