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

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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: 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: Glencar Lake and Waterfall, Leitrim

We spend several weekends every year visiting Granny in Sligo. We're creatures of habit and the very long journey means that we don't tend to venture too far, the dunes in Strandhill are usually the height of our exploration (and worth a visit). On our most recent visit I was determined to act like a … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Glencar Lake and Waterfall, Leitrim

Bumbles Family Travels: Enniscorthy Castle

Enniscorthy Castle

We drive through Enniscorthy a lot on the way to Granny's but we never stop, so the kids think that all that's there is the two bridges and the shops in between them. I'm determined to see more local attractions this summer so we decided to visit Enniscorthy Castle today. Having driven back from Cork … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Enniscorthy Castle

Bumbles Family Travels: Castlecomer Discovery Park

Castlecomer Discovery Park was on our list of places to go last summer, but between weddings and holidays we didn't make it. We arrived and went in to the Information Centre to check things out. The reception area itself is spacious and modern and has a very nice coffee shop too. We didn't eat there, … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travels: Castlecomer Discovery Park

Six Great Family Day Trips in Co. Wicklow

Living in North Wexford we often find ourselves heading north on the N11 at the weekend to check on daytrips to County Wicklow. Wicklow is lush and green, dotted with mountains and lakes, it's not called the Garden of Ireland for nothing. It's also easily accessible (even easier since the most recent stretch of the … Continue reading Six Great Family Day Trips in Co. Wicklow

Ballycross Apple Farm – Autumn 2015 Visit

We had our annual autumnal visit to Ballycross Apple Farm at the weekend, so here's a little update for this year. You can read all about last year's visit HERE. The good news is that admission hasn't changed since last year, it's €3.50 per adult, €2.50 per child or €15 for a family of 2 … Continue reading Ballycross Apple Farm – Autumn 2015 Visit