The Lush & Plush Knockdow House, nr Dunoon

Self-catering family travel can be an indulgent experience. Visit the 5* Knockdow House on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll.

An Overview of Riga

I went on a girls’ weekend to Riga but I never forgot all the wee tots wanting to travel. So here’s a summary of family attractions in and around Latvia’s capital city.

A Weekend in Aberdeen Staying at the Aberdeen Altens Hotel

Tots2Travel is based in Aberdeen and there’s loads to do for a family weekend in the city and shire. I’ve pulled together guides on the best places to visit in the city and the… Continue reading

Jacobite Cruises – In Search of Nessie in Loch Ness

Cruising Loch Ness looking for monsters! The tots take to the water with Jacobite Cruises. Click through to discover if we found her…

Down on the Farm – Cairnton’s Aberdeen-Angus Experience

From a trip in a Landrover, to riding in a trailer towed behind a tractor, meeting Aberdeen-Angus cattle has never been more exhilarating for tots. Find out more about the Aberdeenshire farm making it possible.

Glamis Castle – with Kids

The birthplace of Princess Margaret, the childhood home of the Queen Mother, also (less peacefully) the home of Shakespeare’s character Macbeth, Glamis Castle in the Angus countryside is a grand destination. It’s now… Continue reading

How to Avoid Queues and Fast Track at Jorvik Viking Centre, York

I’d planned to write a review of the much loved Jorvik Viking Centre, which reopened its doors in early April 2017. But considering how hugely popular it is I think this post, on dodging the queues, will be more helpful.

Photo Journal – Sailing Loch Katrine on Sir Walter Scott

Photo Journal – aboard the steamship Sir Walter Scott on Loch Katrine

Culloden Battlefield, with Children?

I remember visiting Culloden as a child, about eight years old, and whilst I can’t say I ‘enjoyed’ it, because who does enjoy visiting a gruesome battlefield, I remember it made a positive, strong… Continue reading

York’s Chocolate Story

You hardly have to drag a child screaming to York’s Chocolate Story – it’s a museum about their favourite food – but how does it actually work for families?