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Alnwick Castle | Just A Perfect Day Out With Your Kids in Northumberland!

From the vast open expanses of Mid Wales, to the peaks of the North Yorks Moors, it’s amazing what you can find behind the wheel of any European Roadtrip. Whether you love the chocolate box beauty of French Villages or the undulating alpine passes of the Austrian Tyrol, you’ll not find many better places than the amazing route alongside Northumberland’s coastline to Alnwick!  But could Alnwick Castle offer the perfect day out with your kids too? check out more English articles here Alnwick Castle – a family adventure awaits…. Adults and children alike are understandably spellbound by Alnwick Castle from the moment you enter past the gigantic...

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Motorhoming Adventures on the North Yorkshire / Northumberland coastlines

With time to spare we’ve headed northwards towards North Yorkshire and Northumberland on the NE coast to grab some time on our second favourite coastline in the UK (behind Holkham in Norfolk) check out more England articles here The views towards the brooding clouds just highlight the coastal remoteness of Whitbyor Scarborough. These are only added to by the  ruined abbey of Whitby. Yet nothing quite beats the walks over the cliffs before grabbing ‘fish ‘n’ chips’ on the seafront….For those who prefer a quieter experience, our favourite bays include Port Musgrave and Brunswick Bay… both offer brilliant walks...

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East Sussex | Picture Perfect Roadschooling at Bodiam Castle

Closer to France than London (45miles), Bodiam Castle is certainly one of Britain’s most picturesque and magical castles. Set in a charming location close to some of East Sussex’s most beautiful villages. It attracts thousands of visitors each year either by car or even by steam train from Tenterden! See more Roadschooling Ed-Ventures here Having loved exploring France during our roadtrip, we’ve been amazed by their variety of Chateaus & Castles including Carcassonne, Azay Le Rideau, Chateau des Enigmes & Villandry… but the ‘Hundred Year War’ seems to have bought some of this fine French architecture to British shores…. and there’s probably no better example of a...

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Roadschooling in Beachy Head, East Sussex

Europe is littered with some amazing coastlines to explore and we’ve been lucky to see plenty during our European Roadtrip. But which ones are Europe’s best coastlines for kids to learn? Why not read on and hear how one of East Sussex’s gems compares at Beachy Head. Learn More about our Roadschooling Beaches are great places for kids like ours to fill up on knowledge. Each beach is different, no one is the same. Bustling, lively places where you can discover new sights and smells around every corner! Although every coastline is unique, almost all are full of hidden spots...

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Top 5 Family Friendly Coastlines we’ve discovered across Europe!

With over 35+ European Countries now visited in the past 24 months…. we’re starting to get a feel for which countries really welcome family travel, and perhaps those that are seeking other audiences…. With summer fast approaching, we hope this might appeal to families considering last minutes dashes for some summer sun and family fun! find over 100+European family adventure ideas here Ille de Re, nr La Rochelle in Western France Chock full of idyllic harbour side eateries, white ‘crushed sea shell’ cycle paths and glorious sand dune filled beaches…. what more could a family want… Freedom to explore without...

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Motorhoming in England | Discovering East Sussex / Kent’s Coastal Beauty

If you can catch Kent & East Sussex’s ‘mother nature’ in a kind mood, you’ll be provided with some of England’s most idyllic of scenery. From the open heathlands of the Ashdown Forest to the dunes at Camber Sands you’ll find plenty to explore… Just don’t forget a cream tea in one of it’s most picturesque villages at Mayfield… check out more England articles here For those that have never trodden a step inside this region… you’d be forgiven for thinking it was an area famous just for the Norman Conquest & Battle of Hastings…. but explore a little...

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So what else is there in Pembrokeshire apart from the Bluestone Wales Resort?

But before we left Pembrokeshire for the next leg of our ‘UK Cities Tour’  we’d planned to visit Britain’s smallest city in St David’s in Pembrokeshire! check out more Wales articles here Leaving Bluestone National Park Resort in Pembrokeshire proved harder than we thought!! Both girls have loved the activities on offer whilst the luxury of the lodge accommodation has proved a real change from spending  450+ days living in a motorhome across Europe.  But we’ve loved finding fun & quirky travel destinations and activities for families whilst ensuring we road school our two daughters at the same time…… So the time...

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5 Quick Tips for Visiting Mid Wales with Kids

Heading for Mid Wales with your family soon? It’s been a firm family favourite of ours for over   35 years so you might just love these ‘Top 5 Quick Tips for visiting Mid Wales with Kids‘ check out more Wales articles here This unspoilt region of Mid Wales is so varied and scenic, that one mountain roadtrip between Rhayader and Devil’s Bridge is even going to make it into our ‘Top 10 Scenic Drives across Europe‘ So if you want to find out how this area stacks up for motorhomers, campers or families with kids then read on below…   Imagine striding out over the...

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British History brought to life at Pembroke Castle in front of your own eyes!

Prepare to be amazed if you visit Pembroke Castle! We certainly were! Expecting to see a small provincial castle overlooking a small town in Pembrokeshire. Little did we know just how much was on offer for families. check out more Wales articles here You can visit the impressive Norman Keep/Tower, take a walk across the brilliantly innovative map of Welsh Castles/Cathedrals….. or for those brave ones you could even venture into the Castle Dungeons or the enormous Wogan Cavern. Who’d have known that Pembroke Castle would be such an exciting place for the whole family to visit….. Having spent some time researching for our visit to...

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LifeinourVan 2017 European Roadtrip Highlights – so what makes it to the top of the list?

With the clinking of glasses ringing in our ears and snow falling, we sat down as a family over the New Year to discuss the year past…. What would prove to be the biggest learning experience? Which place gave us the most fun as a family….? Which adventure did the girls love the most?? check out each roadtrip here So here it is, the youngsters have wrestled control of the keyboard for today’s blog, and they’ve decided to create a New Year special about our 2017 European Roadtrip Highlights….. from Croatia to the Charente, from Prague to Poland… it’s...

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