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. 

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A Love Letter to Gorey

I moved where I live ten years ago last week. We bought a house off the plans, the cumulative result of a few pints of cider, the post-honeymoon blues, a late night email to an estate agent and a strong desire to leave Dublin. We're country people. The kind that don't feel easy in Brown … Continue reading A Love Letter to Gorey

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 

Bumbles Family Travel : Gorey and North Wexford with Kids (2016)

Every year someone tells me that they've booked a holiday in Wexford and asks what there is to do down here. As a lucky resident of one of Ireland's most popular family holiday destination's I'm always happy to share some local knowledge. Things change season by season and year by year, so I've updated the … Continue reading Bumbles Family Travel : Gorey and North Wexford with Kids (2016)

Santa Visit at Kia-Ora Farm 2015

  It's great to try new things, but it's also lovely at this time of year to have little traditions. This tradition was one that started inadvertently, back in 2010 when we brought a two-year-old and three-month-old to see Santa at a local mini-farm. The following year our three-year-old and one-year-old suggested it again, and … Continue reading Santa Visit at Kia-Ora Farm 2015

Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

I was recently asked by a parent of two kids aged 4 and 6 for holiday recommendations for their upcoming holiday in the area. She got me on a good day and I sent her a long email with my list, I didn't realise quite how long until I stopped typing.  When I re-read it I … Continue reading Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

Five things to do with kids in North Wexford

It's coming up to holiday season, and since so many Irish people come to Wexford on their holidays I thought I'd share some things to do with the kids, whether you're local or a tourist. Here's five things that we love to do in North Wexford with our crew, have you any to add? 1. … Continue reading Five things to do with kids in North Wexford