Monthly Archive: September, 2016

Forest Adventures – BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Out for the Weekend’

Hello!  As we’re starting to feel the nip of autumn in the air Fiona Stalker and I decided to talk Forest Adventures with kids for the latest ‘Out for the Weekend’ show.  There… Continue reading

Visiting Montserrat Monastery, near Barcelona – with Kids!

I’ll start by saying that visiting Montserrat Monastery with kids is a great idea.  It’s an epic destination, that leaves a staggering impression on adults and there’s ample room for tots to explore… Continue reading

Hotel Profile: Skene House Apartment Hotels, Aberdeen

Skene House Apartment Hotels are the most child friendly city locations I’ve stayed in.  A big statement but it’s true. When I was given a tour I was told that back in the 70’s… Continue reading

PP’s Amusement Park, Platja D’Aro, Costa Brava

If you’re looking for colour, bright lights, noise (don’t go with a headache) and laughter then PP’s Amusement Park in Platja D’Aro on the Costa Brava is the destination for possibly the happiest… Continue reading

Top Child-Friendly Things to Do and Places to Stay in Perthshire

Perthshire is one of the greenest, most pleasant parts of Scotland. So central, we’re often passing through it or dedicating time to a stay in the region. Here’s an updated round up of… Continue reading

Hotel Barcelona Golf Resort & Spa – An Ideal Family Hotel Near Barcelona

You want to stay in the heart of Barcelona, in the thick of it, near the bars, clubs and Las Ramblas etc.?  I get it.  With two kids I’m just not always that… Continue reading

Day Out – Birnam, Beatrix Potter and Shakespeare’s Oak

Little towns can have little gems for little people.  Birnam in Perthshire is one such find.  You could drive through it in seconds but if you actually stop you’ll discover a family friendly destination… Continue reading

Day Out – The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, Fraserburgh

Every kid seems to love a lighthouse – clearly a site of adventure summoning up images of storms, great ships, sailors, pirates, mermaids and deep sea creatures (perhaps an Octonaut or two). I… Continue reading