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)

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

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

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

Break a World Record with the Kids this Weekend in Duncannon

The Sandsculpting Festival is an annual event in my hometown of Duncannon. Ever-inventive the organisers of this year's event have a world record attempt planned for this Saturday at 2pm on the beach. Imagine the kudos for your kids writing the inevitable "My School Holidays" essay in September to be able to say to say … Continue reading Break a World Record with the Kids this Weekend in Duncannon

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)

Climbing a Hill and Learning A Lesson.

You know how we like to go on family days out? I post pictures on instagram of happy smiling children enjoying the fresh air. Good, outdoorsy, wholesome stuff. Family fun. Lots of our family days out are like that. But I'm also committed to keeping it real. So for balance if you will, here's a … Continue reading Climbing a Hill and Learning A Lesson.