Travel & Days Out

Travel and days out throughout the world, days out and hotel stays in the uk and France. Ideas of where to visit  with children throughout the world

Family days out in France

| France, Travel & Days Out

Gorges de vendon

Futuroscope – Poiters Futuroscope is located in the department of Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 10 kilometres north of Poitiers, in the communes of Chasseneuil-du-Poitou and Jaunay-Clan. The Theme-Park is based upon multimedia, cinematographic Futuroscope and audio-visual techniques and boasts over 40 attractions for all ages and tastes. We went when our son was 4 and there was […] Read more…

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Family campsites in France

| France, Travel & Days Out

Camping Le Barlett

La Grange Du Bost, Montagrier Not strictly camping but somewhere we have recently visited. La Grange Du Bost in Montagrier is an organic farm run that also provides glamping in the Dordogne. The farm is comprised of 20 hectares of woods, meadows and fields. It was once devoted to the organic breeding of laying hens […] Read more…

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Cheap things to do in Provence, France

| France, Travel & Days Out

a french chateau and some lavender fields in provence south france

Provence is a region in southern France, famous for beautiful weather and unique, local goods. Here are some fun, relatively inexpensive things to do there. Provence stretches across southeastern France, encompasses rural farm towns rich in history, spacious lavender fields and the province even lays claim to a beautiful stretch of the Cote D’Azur. The […] Read more…

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French family road trips

| France, Travel & Days Out

Strasbourg village

  France is such a beautiful and varied country. We are very lucky to live in the South West in the Dordogne where we are surrounded by countryside wherever we go. Although it is stunning, I do want to try and visit other places in France too. With easy access from Germany, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, […] Read more…

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Going cycling with children

| Lifestyle, Travel & Days Out

Going cycling with children. The photo shows two adults and a child cycling in the evening with a sunset behind

  Since we moved to a rural area in France, I have been wanting to get a bike. I know it is very stereotypical but I would love to bike down the lanes to the patisserie. I would love one of those retro looking bikes with a basket on the front, with Lucas cycling beside […] Read more…

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Places you should try while sailing near Corfu

| Travel & Days Out, Worldwide

Corfu Greece, a sail boat is going into the bay

  Corfu is a picturesque Greek resort. Many tourists appreciate not only the beauty of the island but also the quality of service in hotels. There are no ancient antique temples and theatres. However, there are a large number of monuments of Byzantine architecture, Orthodox monasteries, and palaces. Corfu has incredibly picturesque landscapes. On the […] Read more…

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Top 3 family shows venturing up north

| Travel & Days Out, UK

Top 3 family shows venturing up north

  A family day out that your children will never forget, the theatre is a fun-filled and educational experience which captures children’s imaginations and opens their minds in new, innovative ways. While London is bursting with exciting family shows, there is also a variety of family shows visiting Northern cities, such as Liverpool and Manchester, […] Read more…

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