Santa Visit at the Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey. 

As a family we are sometimes are stuck in our ways. If we like something, we don't see any need to change it, and then, well it sort of becomes a "thing" and then we can't change it. Take Santa visits for example. Last year (well, every year since 2010 in fact) we went to … Continue reading Santa Visit at the Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey. 

Five Family Walks To Enjoy the Autumn Colours

If summer is a time to be by the beach then Autumn sends us to the woods. Is there a sound more satisfying than the crunch of bronze leaves underfoot? Here are six of our favourite Autumn walks worth checking out before the leaves all fall and turn to mush. Each walk is short and … Continue reading Five Family Walks To Enjoy the Autumn Colours

12 Family Friendly Halloween Days Out

It's the time of year for pumpkins and ghouls, so to be seasonal here's a list of some Halloween themed days out and activities that have come to my attention. I always feel the need to do something pumpkiny around this time of year before the leaf-kicking walks really kick off, so here are some … Continue reading 12 Family Friendly Halloween Days Out

Bumbles Family Travels: Tayto Park

We went on our first ever trip to Tayto Park last week. The kids had it on their list of places to go last summer and again this year, but between one thing and another we didn't get there, so we surprised them with a trip on Sunday morning. I had been slightly reluctant on a … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Tayto Park

Bumbles Family Travels: Duncannon Fort 

Travel and adventure starts at home, so last week I brought the boys (in fact, the extended family) to visit the main attraction in my home village, a place I worked for a month on a student job scheme in the 1990's. Duncannon Fort is tucked in a prime position in the village, between the … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Duncannon Fort 

Bumbles Family Travels: Holidaying with Kids around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula (2016 edition)

It's an annual tradition now, my guide to holidaying around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula. So, without further ado here's what's happening this year: From my previous posts you know that in my opinion Duncannon, my home village is near idyllic and that the Hook Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places on earth … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Holidaying with Kids around Duncannon and the Hook Peninsula (2016 edition)

Bumbles Family Travels: Things to do in Wexford When It’s Wet 

Someone found my blog a few weeks ago by googling "things to do in Curracloe when it's wet and windy" and I thought I should give the readers and googlers what they want, so here's my things to do in Wexford when it's wet post. By Wexford I mean County Wexford, mostly North Wexford as … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Things to do in Wexford When It’s Wet 

Bumbles Family Travels: Things to do in Wexford When It's Wet 

Someone found my blog a few weeks ago by googling "things to do in Curracloe when it's wet and windy" and I thought I should give the readers and googlers what they want, so here's my things to do in Wexford when it's wet post. By Wexford I mean County Wexford, mostly North Wexford as … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Things to do in Wexford When It's Wet