Despite owning every princess thing going thanks to his older sister…our 3yr old Son is in LOVE with everything dinosaur. He has a dinosaur beach towel and every time we lay it out we have to name each dinosaur. If we make a mistake, he corrects us. So when we were visiting friends near Worcester […]Read More Unschool Learning, Worcester Museum, Neolithic History & The Dinosaur Footprint.
Ever Felt like taking a road trip to Greece? Curious about how long it might take in a campervan, with a dog and young children in tow? Here is our 2,836km route from Greece to the UK, plus timings, stop-overs, fuel and toll costs. We chose the most direct and ideally cost effective route according […]Read More Road Trip from Greece to UK
We tend to give big cities a bit of a wide birth with our tribe of two under fives, puppy and a long wheelbase van to park, preferring wide open spaces and outdoor nature play. However when we heard Aveiro described as the Venice of Portugal we just couldn’t bring ourselves to drive past without […]Read More A Free Family Friendly Day Out In Aveiro, Portugal.
We have been making the most of friends driveways whilst getting the van a bit more winter-proof. It has been a labour of love and as keen as we are to get the work done we have found it difficult to have our van off the road intermittently for the last couple of months. Becoming […]Read More Ten ideas for easy Winter Living in the Van
Bristol Downs. We were really torn about whether this would be a welcoming spot and avoided it for a long time due to the reputation of a few areas of the downs and it’s specific night time activities, as we had no real interest in joining that club by accident! However an appointment one morning […]Read More Van Life in Bristol.
A popular family beach during peak holiday season, however slightly quieter the rest of the year and just as much fun. Mini beach river, rock pools to hunt for wildlife, huge soft sand dunes for tumbling down and ice creams on demand. Popular with experienced surfers and learners as the surf school is in the […]Read More Van Life Croyde Bay, North Devon.
Cheddar Gorge, Somerset. Towering natural landscape of granite cliffs, wildlife and adventure. On this three mile long stretch of gorge there are a handful of gravel lay-bys that make a great place for a pit stop. It’s an ideal place to scramble up some of the lower lying rocks for children who have a constant […]Read More Van Life in Cheddar, Somerset.
Priddy, Somerset. Deer Leap is the site of an old abandoned medieval farmstead with footpaths leading off in every direction across the Mendip Hills. Set high above the levels with magical views at sunset across the Isle of Avalon, on a clear day you can see out to Glastonbury Tor, the Exmoor hills and the […]Read More Van Life Destination, Priddy. UK
Glastonbury Tor, Somerset. We love the magic of Glastonbury and the community of van people that you often see on your travels round this way. There are a few good spots round and about in industrial areas, cul-de-sacs and laybys that van people can make use. Once you have found a place to park up […]Read More Van Life in Glastonbury, Somerset.