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?
Each time we return to the North Yorks Moors, it immediately reminds us of its endlessly diverse beauty that always seems to leave us more enchanted than the last time. Yet it also has a very gentle side. Safe, quiet areas where you can picnic with the family, easy to follow trails for strolling, walking and cycling. Allowing children to explore to their heart's content and a huge number of child friendly and dog friendly places to stay, to eat and attractions to visit. So just how much family fun could we find over a weekend on theNorth Yorks Moors!
If you missed our last blog article on the ''Top 5 Quick Tips for visiting Mid Wales with Kids' you can find it by clicking here. But since it was so well received, we thought we'd add 5 more different activities you can find in this unspoilt part of Wales.
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'. 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...
Regular followers will know all about our forays into the Wiltshire / Hampshire borders to see the girl's godparents on their farm near Romsey... but both girls have been itching to see how a summer harvest happens in the UK. Especially after our homeschooling on a food journey from 'farm to plate'
If there's one thing we've learnt on our travels, it's that family time is precious and crucially important to young children. Our sabbatical from work has enabled us to take advantage of so many special opportunities. Spending quality time with close family and friends yet also allowing us to share truly special memories across Europe as a family.
Many consider Brittany one of the most scenic stretches of coastline in France (perhaps only rivalled by the famous Cote d'Azur). You’ll find over 1,780 miles of amazing coast, sandy beaches, hidden coves and oodles of French myths and heritage. Because it’s one of the few areas in France without a toll motorway, Brittany is perfect for a driving holiday. So with a fair-weather forecast and our hopes high after our scenic trip through Normandy, we set off to discover the ultimate road trip in Brittany.
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