Autism family travel: fun or flippin’ hard work?

Let’s face it, holidays can be a bit tricky when you’ve got children on the autistic spectrum. Working out where to go, worrying about how suitable it will be, as well as how to get there and how to prepare the kids, can all seem a bit daunting. However, everyone needs a holiday from time to time and families of …

What to do in Scarborough when it’s raining

Let’s face it, the weather on the Yorkshire Coast is pretty unpredictable whatever time of year you go.   We often go during October half term and we’ve experienced heatwaves through to freezing temperatures. We went to Scarborough for a couple of nights on our most recent visit and our only full day there was a grey, cold and wet. …

7 fantastic things to do in Cornwall with young children

For the last couple of years we’ve spent our main family holiday on farms in Cornwall. The county is blessed with lots of fantastic farms offering similar experiences for families with young children. So far we’ve tried two of them with great success. The Bears love feeding the animals every morning, swimming in the onsite pool and playing on the farm. …

11 Autism Friendly Holidays With Young Children

11 autism-friendly holidays with young children

Finding autism-friendly holidays isn’t easy and we’ve had some disasters over the years. The biggest one was when we decided to take 2-year-old Big Bear on an adventure holiday to the Bavarian Forest in Germany. Don’t get me wrong, the place was amazing and I’d highly recommend it. However, when you’ve got a frustrated 2 year old with additional needs …

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5 brilliant family days out in North Norfolk

It’s not easy finding holidays that suit our family’s ever-expanding needs but having just returned from our first trip to Norfolk, I’m happy to say this is another place I can add to our list. For us, the countryside is one of the best places to go on family holidays. The wide open spaces and lack of bright lights and …

5 great things to do with the kids in Bridlington

We love the seaside and for the last few years we have spent Easter and October half term on the Yorkshire coast – there are some great things to do with the kids in Bridlington. My grandma had a static holiday caravan in a nearby village and it became our safe haven – the kids loved it. Sadly, she recently …

Great Holiday For SEND Children

Our most successful family holiday

I really struggle to find suitable family breaks so when I come across a great holiday for SEND children (special educational needs and disabilities) I want to shout about it. Last year, whilst browsing one of my favourite travel blogs, Kiddie Holidays, I found Higher Lank Farm in Cornwall. I was blown away by its friendly, informative website and inclusive …