Adventures

It seems only right to collect all our adventures in one place – this is where you’ll find posts about our travels be it trips to the theatre, days out, weekends away or holidays abroad!
 

 
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The Extra Mile – Book Review

Our kids are no strangers to a road trip. With most of our extended family living around an hour away or slightly more and a long, daily commute to Leeds in the early part of their lives – they’ve all had to get used to spending a lot of time in the car. Of course what this now means is that a 2.5 hour trip down the M6 to see Donna for the day or planning an adventure to the South of France with Eurocamp this May half term is no big deal – we know that they can manage it without too much drama. When it comes to planning a trip, we tend to try and fit the journey around meal times so that a stop at services is more than a quick toilet stop and a leg stretch but rather a reason to stop and take a proper…

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Ben on his bike!

Ben on his bike!

You might have seen that with some help from Halfords, Father Christmas brought Ben a fancy new road bike.  His reaction on Christmas morning … View Post
Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

For a long time our travel plans have been very much UK based.  In fact for the first twelve years that Dave and I … View Post
Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Regular readers will be familiar with the Butlers – they often feature in my blog posts, videos or on my social media as Mich and … View Post
Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

*This is a commissioned post for Aviva* It’s many years since my first visit to the Leeds Christmas Markets in Millennium Square Leeds, … View Post
Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas is an absolute festive classic and one I have fond memories of from my own childhood so when I … View Post
Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

*This post is in collaboration with Villa Finder* I’ve written so many times about why, as a family of five, we tend to … View Post