UK

Travel and days out in the UK offer a chance for readers to learn our tips and tricks from travel reviews and tips for fun days out that the whole family will enjoy. Here you will find toddler-friendly and child-friendly staycations and day trips in the UK as well as seasonal travel reviews. Chilling with Lucas blog offers a wide range of UK travel reviews including how to travel on a budget and resources such as caravanning in the North of England. If you are looking for UK travel tips you will find advice on things like how to prepare your four-berth caravan for the autumn season. You can read about our travel plans and tips about seasonal staycation parks such as Bluestone, Wales and day trips to Coral Island, Blackpool. For family days out and travel reviews we think it’s important to find places to visit for every budget and showcase a range of things to do in the UK. Chilling with Lucas has plenty of days out reviews for the North West of England for families and couples alike from a first time trip to the Opera to family-friendly theatre reviews. Perhaps you are looking for a fun girls day out in the UK such as a relaxing spa break at The Club and Spa Chester or Tree Top Trek Manchester. If you are travelling with kids you could consider taking them to watch In the night garden live or if you are going to the capital and want to plan things to do with kids in London. This travel in the UK category on the blog is bound to help you find something to help you with any UK based travel planning. There are plenty of things to do in the UK depending on where you are and Chilling with Lucas blog has a great range of fun, family-friendly travel content.

Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

| Charity, Travel & Days Out, UK

Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…

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Exploring Tatton Park With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

  I’ve previously written about Roald Dahl at Tatton Park and more recently about how to spot a witch there. Lucas and I took my Grandma for a day exploring Tatton Park* last month as we knew how much she would love the gardens. As we drove up to the car park we were greeted by herds […] Read more…

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How To Spot A Witch With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches are all around us. They don’t wear black hats and fly around on broomsticks – they are much more difficult to spot…..unless you know the telltale signs. In celebration of its new How to Spot a Witch Manual installation – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at […] Read more…

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Our Day At Geronimo Festival

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, UK

  As a Geronimo ambassador we took Lucas to his first festival at the end of May. Geronimo Festival  is a family festival aimed at 2-13 year olds, although there is nothing to say younger and older children won’t enjoy it too.     The queue to get in to Tatton Park was long and […] Read more…

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Knowsley Safari Park review

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, UK

  A couple of weeks ago we took Lucas to Knowsley Safari Park*. The safari park is an impressive 5 mile wild animal safari drive as well as a walk round park like you would expect of a zoo. It is currently home to over 750 fascinating animals.     I really couldn’t have picked […] Read more…

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Roald Dahl At Tatton Park This Half Term

| Travel & Days Out, UK

Treat the kids to something gloriumptious this May Half Term with a host of tremendous activities taking place at Tatton Park. The fun includes a brand new scrumptious menu in the Stables Restaurant, Phizz-Wizzing trails in the parkland, mansion, gardens and farm and Cover to Cover, a fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book covers from […] Read more…

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Meet Father Christmas In South Lancashire

| Travel & Days Out, UK

 Lakeside Coffee House, Charnock Farm in Leyland are doing breakfast with Santa. Tickets are from £9 at the coffee house. Babys includes a present from Santa. Children include breakfast, drinks, present and chat with Santa. Adults include breakfast and a drink. We went last year as a family (2017) and thoroughly recommend it. The lady who runs a photography studio […] Read more…

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