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Long distance train travel: Sheffield to Girona by train

As access to other countries began to open up in September 2021 and Covid travel restrictions eased, we started to dream about long distance train travel. We wanted to spend long overdue time with friends in Catalonia, northern Spain, so we decided to plan a family holiday by train to Spain. Having briefly considered and …

Netherlands cycling holiday: 1) Zeebrugge to Renesse

The Netherlands, with its traffic-free cycle ways, well signed networks and flatter terrain, must be near the top of any cycling family’s holiday destination list. We were no exception and so we headed off for a Netherlands family cycling holiday with a four and six year old. Our final destination was the almost car free …

Eight ways to enjoy UK family train travel

Train travel can sometimes feel daunting, especially with a family. It’s often easier just to pile in the car. However, there are many benefits, beside the obvious environmental pluses, to family train travel. Here are some tips to make your trip run more smoothly. 1) Book in advance For some journeys, especially long-distance ones, you …