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

Mogue's Walk at Wells House

We're regulars at Wells House, but it's been a while since we've been down there. Usually we busy ourselves on the Lady Frances Walk which we call the Gruffalo Walk (for obvious reasons) and we spend our time spotting fairy doors and race to the wishing well. The last time we were there I noticed … Continue reading Mogue's Walk at Wells House

Mogue’s Walk at Wells House

We're regulars at Wells House, but it's been a while since we've been down there. Usually we busy ourselves on the Lady Frances Walk which we call the Gruffalo Walk (for obvious reasons) and we spend our time spotting fairy doors and race to the wishing well. The last time we were there I noticed … Continue reading Mogue’s Walk at Wells House

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

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)

How to have a stress free plane journey to your holiday destination with kids in tow

How to have a stress free plane journey to your holiday destination with kids in tow (or not) 1. Pack everything the night before. No last minute looking for chargers that seem to have disappeared overnight. (ahem) 2. Don't wear your runners you bring with you in case your dodgy back is sore and you … Continue reading How to have a stress free plane journey to your holiday destination with kids in tow

Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

- 1. Kylemore Abbey I was surprised how much we enjoyed Kylemore Abbey, we didn't expect it to be nearly as child friendly or interesting for the kids as it was.  It was one of my five-year-old's favourite things that we did on our holiday. I wrote its own blogpost check it out HERE. 2. … Continue reading Six Things to do in Connemara with Kids

Holidaying with Kids in Duncannon, Wexford (2015 edition)

We're back into holiday season and people have been asking me again about Duncannon, the beautiful village on the Hook Peninsula in South West County Wexford where I was born. I continue to be a proud ambassador. I wrote all about it last year The village is on the beach, has a small fishing harbour and … Continue reading Holidaying with Kids in Duncannon, Wexford (2015 edition)