Family skiing in April can be some of the most glorious skiing. Sunshine in the mountains is so strong that without the chill in the air, it’s almost summer!
For those of us who prefer winter to summer pursuits, April is just another chance to get some extra family skiing in. If you choose your destination wisely it can be the best of the year. Continue Reading
I was extra keen to review this place as it just looked so impressive! The perfect place to take a 2 year old for his first real ski lessons and for everyone to enjoy the snow. Needless to say, I wasn’t wrong! Continue Reading
It’s been a while since we visited a Milsom’s Hotel. One child later and here we are, back at one of the most successful boutique hotel group’s flagship properties, Maison Talbooth. It’s actually a stroke of luck that this luxurious country house hotel is perpetually booked throughout the summer months – it’s 12 luxurious bedrooms make it feel more like a country home than a hotel and it’s garden, cosy spa, gorgeous outdoor pool (heated to a bath-like temperature of 85 degrees all year round) and pool house complete with roaring fire and honesty bar makes the perfect backdrop to a wedding, hen party and in fact every kind of house party for the discerning. So, it’s not easy to get a weekend reservation unless you are celebrating something significant! The day before we arrived the whole house had been taken over for an eightieth birthday and I hear that they didn’t go to bed until past 2am! Continue Reading
When it comes to family mountain holidays, I’ve got a secret to tell. Only to a few of you, not to everyone. I don’t want everyone knowing this and making it impossible to book but I do want some recognition for finding the best thing since sliced bread for families! Continue Reading