How to be an “Appy” camper

Could these 8 apps make your holiday even more carefree and enjoyable? Let’s be honest, when planning your next touring or camping trip, you’re probably thinking of relaxing, enjoying the beauty of your surroundings and catching a bit of sun. It’s time to switch off that laptop and just use your phone for those all-importantContinue reading “How to be an “Appy” camper”

Northern Lights

Wide sandy beaches, ancient meadows, stargazing in the UK’s largest Dark Sky Park, and home to more castles than any other county in England, Northumberland is a great choice for a holiday adventure any time of the year! The landscape of this huge county has been used as the backdrop for many TV series suchContinue reading “Northern Lights”

Holiday hacks for a Dogtastic summer!

Wanting some inspiration for UK outdoor adventures with your furry friend for your next holiday? Try these tips and links to make the most of your caravanning or camping canine adventures! In celebration of a new furry addition to our extended family, (my brother’s family have bought a cute Cavapoo puppy this month), and asContinue reading “Holiday hacks for a Dogtastic summer!”

Cultural sites less travelled for a super staycation!

Do you want to be a culture vulture on holiday but fancy a destination with less crowds this summer? You may be all too aware of the need to socially distance and prefer a place, where it is naturally easier to distance yourself from other tourists? Perhaps you’re the type of tourist who prefers toContinue reading “Cultural sites less travelled for a super staycation!”

Lockdown blues?….5 family friendly ways to get back in touch with nature in January

Too many mince pies and Netflix? Feeling like it’s too long until the summer? Struggling with fewer opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors? Then read on…. As we navigate our way through tighter restrictions and fewer chances to exercise in our local neighbourhoods, it is easy to lose contact with the world around us. InContinue reading “Lockdown blues?….5 family friendly ways to get back in touch with nature in January”

Happy New Year, Happy New Holidays!

Fancy pushing your boundaries a little with a different type of holiday to look forward to this summer? Would you like to try a different experience, or go even further to become an adrenaline pumped adventurer? After our long lockdown winter, hopefully vaccines will have kicked in and we can look ahead to lighter daysContinue reading “Happy New Year, Happy New Holidays!”

Campervan, caravan or motorhome…Which one should I choose?

Thinking of buying a new leisure vehicle but not sure which one’s right for you? Well you’re in good company. The touring and leisure industry is huge in the UK, contributing £6 billion to the economy. It’s estimated that over one million leisure vehicles are being used in this country, meaning that plenty of otherContinue reading “Campervan, caravan or motorhome…Which one should I choose?”

Is now the time to buy a leisure vehicle?

As the end of the year approaches, the thought of buying a campervan, caravan, motorhome, or trailer tent might not necessarily be at the forefront of your mind. However, according to a survey by the NCC, leisure vehicle sales have hit the roof this year. Clearly, many people have been buying their new home onContinue reading “Is now the time to buy a leisure vehicle?”

Hilltop spa in the Netherlands? You’ve obviously not been to Valkenburg….

Just for a minute, imagine yourself basking in the invigorating waters of a luxurious outdoor whirlpool. As you peek through the steam rising around you, you gaze outwards across the wooded valley beyond and watch the sun set, feeling any tension you had built up over the last few weeks melt away under the warmContinue reading “Hilltop spa in the Netherlands? You’ve obviously not been to Valkenburg….”

Cool camping or just cold camping? October in the great outdoors

The weather has definitely taken a turn this week. I can usually tell when Autumn arrives. Doggy muddy paw prints appear on the carpet and I’m sure we’d only been on pavements… But the colder temperatures bring with them a sense of excitement. I can start to unpack my boots, scarves and various fluffy accessoriesContinue reading “Cool camping or just cold camping? October in the great outdoors”