You don’t need to plan a massive expedition or spend a fortune on getting your kids outside. Simply open your door and start exploring!
So you’ve decided to sleep in a tent with your kids (you must be crazy!), but what should be on your family camping checklist? Here are 18 gear essentials we recommend for every trip.
Lammas Land Pool is an awesome place to take kids on a hot summer day, with a giant paddling pool, playground and cafe set in a park just a short walk from Cambridge city centre.
Last weekend my 3-year-old drove an actual riverboat and ticked off around a dozen new wildlife species. If that’s not a good family day out, I don’t know what is.
Canoeing with toddlers for the first time is daunting, but if you prepare properly, pick the right location and the right weather, it’s a wonderful family activity. Here’s how we do it…
Finding time to get outdoors as a family is tough when you work full-time, but that doesn’t mean weekday adventures are impossible. Here’s how we do it…
The Robens Fairbanks Tipi tent is one of the best bits of outdoor gear we’ve ever reviewed on our blog. It looks cool, is easy to pitch and is perfect for family camping.
The National Trust’s Formby Beach in Merseyside is a perfect family day out, with a long golden beach surrounded by towering sand dunes and thick pinewoods full of red squirrels.
Holkham Beach in Norfolk is a perfect day out for outdoorsy families. You can paddle in the sea, run in the sand dunes, play games on the beach and charge through the pinewoods. We love it!
We’ve done loads of camping this summer, so at two years old decided it was time for Sonny to get his first camping bed. We went for the Gruffalo inflatable ReadyBed – and here’s our review.