Winter holidays

Discover the best ideas, tips and inspiration for winter and cold weather family travel on BritMums, the blog of the UK’s original Influencer network

Is skiing the perfect family holiday?

  The perfect family holiday should combine, IMHO, six things: Getting there should be easy. That doesn’t mean that long-haul is out but it should be as painless as possible. It should offer a range of activities, among which every member of the family gets to do something they personally like at some point. There…

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Travel: Winter sports

This month’s round-up is all about winter sports – and that doesn’t just mean skiing (although skiing is definitely included). There are loads of great ways to get active outdoors during the winter, both at home and on your travels. One of my favourite ever travel experiences is dog-sledding in France – it was truly…

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Travel: All around the world

I’m always intrigued to know what kind of response I’ll have when I put the call out for travel posts with no theme. This month I was delighted to read a variety of fabulous blogs featuring the best of British and beyond. Tips and road trips, snow and sun: this round-up has everything in it. Let’s…

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Travel: BritMums go skiing

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Family skiing in Colorado

Friends often told us we would love a family skiing holiday but, for many years, we weren’t sure. We kept promising ourselves we would all learn together but never took the plunge, making excuses about creaking joints and past injuries. Our son eventually learned to ski on a school trip to Italy at the age of…

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#Hibernot: How a family keeps winter outdoors fun going

It’s all very well talking about the benefits of #Hibernot – the general sense of well-being and wonder that comes from spending time outdoors during the winter months – but how easy is it actually to do? The Roebuck family from Greater Manchester became the sweethearts of the #Hibernot campaign when, in mid-December, Land Rover…

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