Wild Intrigue – a chance to be Re-Wilded!

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Recently me and the family threw caution to the wind and took an evening trip up to Northumberland on a school night to explore the great outdoors, and to be re-wilded! We attended a Mini Expedition with Wild Intrigue for a Bats and Pizza night at Wild Northumbrian.  We have stayed here a few times so the choice of venue was familiar...

Inchmurrin Island-Loch Lomond, Scotland adventure

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Scotland has got to be my favourite places to take holidays. We have been here twice already this year and if I am honest I wouldn’t mind coming back in December. This time up we have stayed on Inchmurrin, which is one of only three habited islands on Loch Lomond. It is approximately 1 1/2 miles long and ½ mile...

Our annual Forest Holiday Trip – Ardgartan Argyll

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We have been using Forest Holidays (watch my video) for around three years now and have visited three out of the nine locations across the UK. It is a place that offers luxury, peace and nature. All three of which are high on my agenda for a good holiday! We first visited in 2014 when Zach was around 12 weeks...

The Perfect Accommodation for a Family Break

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Many parents worry about travelling when their children are young. Often putting it off entirely or staying relatively close to home and avoiding long drives and air travel until their children are older. This can be a shame. Travelling with young children can be wonderful. They view the world with such innocent wonder, exploring everywhere without discrimination or fear....

Kilchurn Castle – Loch Awe, Scotland

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Located on a small island on Loch Awe in Scotland is a very beautiful picturesque place, surrounded by mountains and not far from the village of Lochawe. The Castle Itself is only ruins but most of the structure is still standing. I was looking for places to photograph when I came across this stunning place. I headed there for photos,...

Landscape photography in Northumberland – Sycamore Gap

Waking up at 5am in the morning is hard, but to get the best images it has to be done, Sycamore Gap is somewhere I have wanted to go for a long time but I have never managed to actually get there, it is an Hour and a Half away from my home so I had to set off...

National Trust Day out – Fountains Abbey

I love having time off work as it usually results in spending time at the in laws caravan, days out and food, lots and lots of food - whether that be a meal out or a picnic. Z loves a good picnic. Me and the missus have been long time members with The National Trust and love nothing better than...

A peaceful location – Allensford, Consett #Mysundayphoto

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Yesterday I found myself stuck for something to do, The missus was having a shopping day in York which left me and Zach. We went to the cinema in the morning then I just couldn't think of what to do, I didn't want to go back home and spend the day in the house so I had a google...

The Perfect Destinations For A Scenic Getaway

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The best holiday destinations are visually impressive. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing trip or an adventurous excursion, you should aim to visit somewhere that has a lot to offer in terms of natural (or even manmade) beauty. Of course, there are a lot of places that fit such a description. If you’re stuck for future travel ideas then...

Once in a lifetime opportunity – My Gambia Diary

In 2014 I was fortunate enough to go to Gambia to volunteer with The Box Youth Project, http://www.theboxyouthproject.co.uk/ and what an experience this was. Rather than me babble on telling you I'll upload my diary underneath for you to read. A MUST SEE VIDEO OF MY TRIP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I32eTBLNQyM&list=UUyx7HXewab_TahrzkbdJCaw  15.03.14 We arrived in Manchester at 10:30am and we got checked in straight away. Nerves were kicking...