There is a wealth of information for parents and families who are embarking on a journey together. These tips and tricks come from some of the most experienced family travellers. They share with us their good days, bad days, and the experiences they would have preferred to avoid and how to do just that for the next time. This precious information gives families of all sizes guidance and advice on how they can make their journeys and holidays as smooth as possible. Here we will highlight some of our go-to reads and favourite family travel bloggers, so you can enjoy your holiday as a family stress-free and equipped with the information and advice you might need during your family short breaks, UK.
A married couple, Karen and Matt, have three children together and collectively they travel as far as the Caribbean to as close as Norfolk. The brains behind the blog is mum, Karen, and she writes about each activity that herself and her family go on. She covers the price, accessibility, how family-friendly they are, whether there is enough to keep the children engaged and much more. The blogs can be comical, factual, happy and sad but always natural and real. Matt has the skilled job of capturing all the precision moments they share on camera, so readers get to see their great family snaps too!
Multi-award winning blogger, Penny, does not shy away from the great outdoors and her pieces focus on activities, trips and holidays in nature with her family. Penny lives overlooking the dramatic and stunning Peak District with her two children and video developer husband. Her family travel tips range from how to keep the children occupied in the car to must-have gadgets for while you are away.
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London-based Mel is the writer behind this family-friendly travel blog. Not only does she document their explorations over the UK and further afield, but she also reveals all about life in the big smoke with her husband and two kids. Our favourite piece from her blog is ‘Things for families to do in Norfolk and Suffolk’, it is packed with great activities that are fun for all the family while you are in the area.
Sarah is an experienced travel and lifestyle blogger, not only does she share with us her adventures with her athletic boys aged 11 and 16, but she also delves into her love and passion for interior design and fashion. The family travels to all corners of the globe, but many of her features are about their explorations here in the UK. Be sure to give Sarah a follow on Instagram for great holiday snaps!
Mother to three, Susannah, who is married to Scot, is a pro when it comes to family/mum travel blogs. Her blogs range from holiday reads to managing teens who refuse to get off their devices. Susannah used to live a much faster pace of life, working for a corporate company and trotting the globe solo, until she met her partner and decided to settle into family life (or, as she puts it, ‘a life full of nappies, fish fingers, and endless loads of laundry’).
You are guaranteed to find some useful tips and tricks to make holidaying with your family much easier on these blogs! Do you have any favourite UK family bloggers? We’d love to hear who they are via our social media channels so we can have a read too!