Family Day Out: Things to Do in Essex This Halloween

Things to do in Essex This Halloween Family Day Out

It’s a bumper blog today with a HUGE 23 things to do in Essex this Halloween. I really couldn’t omit any of them and with October Half-Term just beforehand, many venues are taking the opportunity to stretch out those Halloween celebrations. Complaining? Me… no!   I love Halloween and it’s a great excuse to make pumpkin soup and eat lots … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex this September

Things to do in Essex outdoor Autumn

As we move into Autumn,I’ve moved to a monthly roundup of my favourite things to do in Essex this September.  With the weather traditionally holding out for another month or so, there is still a great range of outdoor family events on offer.  You may not need those boots, scarf and hats yet (I hope!). As I’ve moved away from … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 2nd/3rd September

Things to do in Essex outdoor shoes flip flops

Well, it’s that time of the week where I round up my favourites from the huge range of things to do in Essex this weekend.  With the weather traditionally holding out for another month or so, there is still a great range of outdoor family events on offer. I’m personally not quite ready to let summer fade into the distance. … Read More

Dog Walks in Aviemore: Craigellachie Nature Reserve

Dog Walks in Aviemore Craigellachie Nature Reserve

One of the fantastic things about staying at the MacDonald Aviemore Resort is that you’ll find the Craigellachie Nature Reserve on your doorstep.  With four different signposted routes, you’ll find stunning views of the Cairngorms across Aviemore and several lochans.   A perfect location for one of the best dog walks in Aviemore and you may even want to pack … Read More

Thunder in The Glens 2016: One more sleep

Harley Davidson bike Thunder in the Glens 2016

On Tuesday night, I arrived in Aviemore after a 2.5hr drive from my parents in Carnoustie ahead of Thunder in The Glens 2016.    If you’ve been following me on Instagram you may have been wondering whether you had the right page.  Whilst I’ve been posting scenic walks with Millie, you’ll have spotted a few pics of stunning Harley Davidsons … Read More

Dog Walk in Aviemore: Loch an Eilein

If you are looking for a dog walk in Aviemore, then at the top of the list needs to be Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurcus.   Stunning views across a sheet of water as you walk around the circular route, the gorgeous smell of the pines and purple heather and a ruined castle.  What more can you ask for from a dog … Read More

Dog-Friendly Holiday: A Review of Cary Arms Beach Hut Accommodation

Dog Friendly Holiday at Carys Arms

If you are a beach hut lover then you won’t have been able to escape spotting the 6 amazing beach huts that have been built at Carys Arms in Devon.  Widely featured in the press including this article in The Telegraph, I’ve personally been in snooping on their progress regularly.   I was even more excited when I found out … Read More

Family Day Out: Things To Do in Essex This Weekend – 6th and 7th August

Things to do in Essex with Ice-Cream

Well, it’s that time of the week where I round up my favourites from the huge range of things to do in Essex this weekend. I’m personally looking forward to a weekend of spontaneity.  For once, I have managed to get through a big to-do list which leaves this weekend free for fun. I’m starting that tonight with a huge … Read More