Category Archives: Family Days Out

Kids and War Memorials

20170630_150427 (Medium)Sometimes when you take the children somewhere full of meaning and poignancy, they don’t always appreciate the solemnity of the occasion…

All parents dread that familiar knot of tension in our stomachs whenever the children start playing up somewhere they shouldn’t: weddings, theatres, museums… war memorials.  Children giggle too loudly, or run too fast, or don’t listen to the guide, or jump in a bomb crater, or clamber on a statue. (Sorry Canada).

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Family Weekend in the Yorkshire Dales

arncliffe-houseHigh Rylands House, Arncliffe (Yorkshire Dales) [Sleeps15]

Family Self-Catering Accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales

High Rylands House, a traditional 5 bedroom farmhouse sleeping up to 15, sits in the middle of Arncliffe, an unspoilt village in the heart of Yorkshire Dales. Solid, robust and plain, both inside and out, this house is absolutely ideal for large groups and shared holidays. Our three families of old friends combined to make a party of 13. Continue reading

Whitelee Wind Farm Family Bike Ride

img_20151004_145918Free Family Fun at Whitelee Windfarm (nr. Glasgow)


A fantastic Family Bike Ride at Whitelee Wind Farm

Overall the Whitelee biking trails are excellent for family bike rides. Not too steep, very well maintained, suitable for tagalongs and bike trailers. But it’s windy up there, so wrap up warm, take snacks and a puncture repair kit. Continue reading