Cotswold Farm Park

We're always on the lookout for good camp spots close to our hometown, Bristol. So when we planned a weekend with our good friends and neighbours, we were keen to try our the Cotswold Farm Park otherwise known as 'Adam's' Farm (Country File' Adam), which opened its campsite just last year in 2017. We were... Continue Reading →

What Bank Holidays should be about….

British weather is notoriously unpredictable and I think it's fair to say that we have come to expect Bank Holiday weekends to be a washout. This winter seems to be lasting an eternity; our spring, so far, has been cold and apart from a few unseasonably hot days in April, we've barely seen the sun.... Continue Reading →

Haven: Burnham on Sea 

I do love an easy camping trip and they don't come much easier than a holiday village! I must confess that just a couple of years ago, the idea of this type of holiday would have been my worst nightmare but the children absolutely love the activities and entertainment and if they're happy (and exhausted),... Continue Reading →

When Fun can’t come First

Some people can be critical of what one chooses to share on social media, suggesting that people paint a rosy picture of their lives. I have had people passing comments to me about life in our house being good/perfect. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life but it certainly isn’t perfect! I do however... Continue Reading →

Pentewan Sands in (mostly) Pictures

The Easter that rained  and rained and rained (and snowed a bit too!). I know, let’s go camping!!! Long ago we decided that off season camping was all about the holiday parks. The clubhouse offering a warm retreat and cheesy entertainment to keep the children occupied, a pool and places to eat on site. As... Continue Reading →

Introducing Ernest Van Kampen

As mentioned in the 'About me' section of this blog, Tony and I have spent time talking about the sort of childhood we want our children to have. The general theme was fun, adventure and time spent together. We love to camp but find that the season in which we are prepared to brave the... Continue Reading →

Peppa Pig world

Heidi turned two at the beginning of July and what better way than to celebrate than with a trip to Peppa Pig world? Several friends have been and spoke highly of it but with Dougie not being overly fussed about Peppa Pig, we never made the effort to visit. Heidi on the other hand is... Continue Reading →

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