There’s something undeniably romantic about the idea of gently cruising along Britain’s picturesque waterways. No traffic noise or jams, a leisurely pace, a choice of destinations with constantly changing scenery and the opportunity to moor at some pleasant waterside hostelry for a relaxed lunch or dinner. [click to continue…]

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Alternative Adventures for Kids

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It’s that age old problem; the holidays are looming, the sun is shining and you scratch your head and ask “What shall we do with the kids”? These days it’s difficult enough just to separate them from their games console or computer. They’ve been to the seaside a thousand times, and the prospect of a […]

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Barging the Norfolk Broads

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One of my all-time favourite family holiday destinations in the UK has to be barging down the Norfolk Broads. With an array of relatives and an excitable cocker spaniel in tow, we hired a ten berth barge and were amazed by the facilities available. There was a fully quipped galley which to my mother-in-laws delight […]

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