Center Parcs at Christmas

Center Parcs at Christmas

After surviving another trip to Center Parcs here are my top tips!! Pool Go swimming when it is dark so that you can moon bathe and navigate the rapids with only fairy lights. If you feel cold in the outdoor pool because the air temperature is zero degrees, jump in...
Our Christmas

Our Christmas

 Our Christmas Crib service Stockings from Santa for Abbie and for Harry Christmas games – Blackjack Granny tries out Harry’s new crossbow Me – looking like an elf extra from Lord of the Rings Harry tries out his new tennis racquet against Ian Very...
Microadventure?

Microadventure?

  I have been reading Alastair Humphreys’ website this week http://www.alastairhumphreys.com/microadventures-3/ He describes himself as an adventurer, author and motivational speaker who promotes the idea of adventure accessible to all! So what is an...
Tour de France

Tour de France

So finally our summer holiday blog post – 4 campsites in 2 weeks – Southern Burgundy to the Jura region to the Ardeche to St Aygulf (near Cannes) Overall a brilliant experience but what did we like best and were there any low points…… Best...
Five days in Dorset

Five days in Dorset

We have just got back from five days camping in beautiful Dorset. The weather was amazing – sometimes too hot – but perfect for outdoor swimming On the way to the campsite we stopped at Lymington Sea Water Baths – a huge lido over 100m long. The lido...
Camping in Normandy

Camping in Normandy

Over the May 1/2 term we spent 6 days camping at Chateau de Lez-Eaux in Normandy. The 5 star campsite is part of the Les Castels camping chain and was about 4 & 1/2 hrs drive from Calais. The site has an outdoor pool, an indoor pool with 3 slides, a tennis court,...