Category Archive: family holiday

Hotel Review: Gleddoch Hotel & Spa, Renfrewshire

Following a multi million pound facelift, how do kids fit into the glamorous Gleddoch spa and golf hotel near Glasgow?

Down on the Farm – Feeding Alpacas at Skate Rumple Farm, Orkney

One of the highlights of our family trip to Orkney was a morning spent at Skate Rumple Alpaca Farm on Deerness, only 20 mins drive from Kirkwall. Visitors book a session at the… Continue reading

Hotel Review – The Chester, Aberdeen

Should the treats end when the kids arrive? Reviewing the five star experience at The Chester, Aberdeen.

Heathrow Terminal 5 – How Delaying Children Delays Us All

A policy we experienced at Border Control resulted in our family holding up every passenger on our flight. This policy could possibly delay any flight departing from Terminal 5 in Heathrow, this could… Continue reading

Luxury Family Travel in Scotland with BBC Radio Scotland

Today I was talking luxury breaks with children on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Out for the Weekend’ show. Having celebrated some special occasions in five star establishments I’ve got over my mild anxiety about… Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Glamping, Camping & Self-Catering on Wheems Organic Farm, Orkney

Go organic, and go camping, glamping and self-catering as a family at Wheems. The views are joyous.

Northern Lights Luxury at Aberdeen Airport

A review of Aberdeen Airport’s new Northern Lights lounge from a family perspective. Chocs away!

On the Aberdeen-Angus Trail – BBC Radio Scotland

Today I was on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Out for the Weekend’ show about the new Aberdeen-Angus Trail which includes a host of family days out (in Aberdeenshire and Angus, unsurprisingly).

The Faroes: A Wild Paradise

Looking for a wild destination for 2018 – consider the Faroes.

Top Historic Sites in Orkney for Tots

Skulls, skateboards and toys. Why the Tomb of the Eagles works exceptionally well for families.