7 Comfortable Budget Travel Options for Young Families

7 Comfortable Budget Travel Options for Young Families

If you have a young family, you might not want to put them through the torture of erecting a tent every night or pay …
Road Trip Essentials: Surviving Long Car Journeys with Kids

Road Trip Essentials: Surviving Long Car Journeys with Kids

Road Trip Essential Tips Over the last few years we’ve done more than our fair share of road trips with kids.  You might …
Best Summer Holiday Packing List (with Free Printable)

Best Summer Holiday Packing List (with Free Printable)

Travel Mamas, can I ask you a question?  Are you in charge of the summer holiday packing list? I bet a lot of you …
Best Children’s Suitcases for Family Travel (Top Rated)

Best Children’s Suitcases for Family Travel (Top Rated)

There are so many kids luggage on the market at the moment that I decided to bring you the top kids fun cases for …
Places To Stay – The Bristol Wing Hostel Review

Places To Stay – The Bristol Wing Hostel Review

I’m the first person to admit that staying in a hostel probably isn’t my first choice when it comes to planning a …
How To SURVIVE Camping With Kids At Festivals This Summer

How To SURVIVE Camping With Kids At Festivals This Summer

More and more family friendly festivals are popping up over the UK which means there will be more of you writing out your festival …
Warwick Castle Glamping Review (Staying at an English Castle)

Warwick Castle Glamping Review (Staying at an English Castle)

Glamping at Warwick Castle is probably one of the best castle stays in the UK for children.  We were lucky enough to stay in …
Family Glamping in Lincolnshire with Wigwam® Holidays Millside

Family Glamping in Lincolnshire with Wigwam® Holidays Millside

Glamping with kids is one of the easiest and best ways to get your children enjoying the outdoors at this time of year.  We …
Family Weekend in London: Royal Garden Hotel

Family Weekend in London: Royal Garden Hotel

A Special Family Weekend in London We are huge fans of taking the kids on London city breaks, and it’s made so much …
What Happens When The Kids Plan a Marella Cruise?

What Happens When The Kids Plan a Marella Cruise?

If you are a regular reader of Zena’s Suitcase you will already know that I’m passionate about putting kids at the heart …
No Drive Zone: Replacing The Family Car

No Drive Zone: Replacing The Family Car

For a lot of families, holidays are associated with very long periods spent inside a car. When you have young children, it can be …
The BEST Family Travel Guide For Devon Holidays with Kids

The BEST Family Travel Guide For Devon Holidays with Kids

Over the last couple of years we have had the absolute pleasure of being able to enjoy some wonderful Devon holidays with kids in …
Places to Eat in Exeter – Have FUN & FOOD at the Board Cafe

Places to Eat in Exeter – Have FUN & FOOD at the Board Cafe

Hello readers! Thanks so much for stopping by once again.  If you are new here, a huge welcome to you as well and I …
Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Seaton Jurassic – Prehistoric Adventures in Devon

Visiting Devon gave us as a family the chance to learn more about the fascinating Jurassic Coast and the incredible history and geology connected …
Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

Wildwood Escot – Family Day Out in Devon

For our last full day in Devon we decided to visit Wildwood Escot for some outdoor adventure with the girls. After speaking to Claire …
Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEW

Visiting Seaton Tramway With Kids – REVIEW

Kids and transport go so well together, so it seemed obvious for us to include a visit to Seaton Tramway on our recent holiday …
Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Stuart Line Cruises – Jurassic Coast Boat Tour REVIEWED

Our family love boat trips. They give us a different perspective on the place we are visiting and we get to enjoy our holiday …
Riverford Field Kitchen Restaurant Review + FARM TOUR

Riverford Field Kitchen Restaurant Review + FARM TOUR

Do you order organic fruit and vegetables from Riverford?  Did you know that they have a restaurant in Devon, called the Riverford Field Kitchen?  …
Glamping in Devon: Our Stay at Crealy Meadows – Review

Glamping in Devon: Our Stay at Crealy Meadows – Review

Did you know that you can now stay at Devon’s best family day out attraction, Crealy Resort and Adventure Park?  We were invited …
Travelling with a Sick Child (10 Essential Tips)

Travelling with a Sick Child (10 Essential Tips)

Travelling with kids is difficult on the best of days but having to do so with a sick child in tow can make it …
Caravan Holidays Devon: Staying at Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Caravan Holidays Devon: Staying at Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Can I be honest with you for a second? Before writing my blog, we hadn’t had much luck with caravan holidays and my …
Tenerife: The Ultimate List of Things to do for Active Families

Tenerife: The Ultimate List of Things to do for Active Families

I’m guessing that if you have come here to find out about things to do in Tenerife, you have already booked your family …
Tips for Making Flying with Young Children More Hassle Free This Summer!

Tips for Making Flying with Young Children More Hassle Free This Summer!

Going on holiday with the family is one of the best parts of the year, and for many families, it creates a great opportunity …
Luxury Weekend Breaks with a Hot Tub at Darwin Forest Derbyshire

Luxury Weekend Breaks with a Hot Tub at Darwin Forest Derbyshire

We hadn’t even reached the reception at Darwin Forest Country Park near Matlock in Derbyshire, before my husband was planning a visit to …
Planning the Perfect Cornwall Holiday

Planning the Perfect Cornwall Holiday

The memories we made together as a family on our Cornwall holiday are going to stay with us all for a very long time. …
Breakfast with the Seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Breakfast with the Seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

I’m sure that you’ve realised by now that our holiday to Cornwall was literally packed with fun things to do.  I’m …
5 Awesome Cruises for Young Families to Enjoy

5 Awesome Cruises for Young Families to Enjoy

There’s no doubt that a cruise is a great option for a family holiday. Usually for one payment you can get all your …
Best Day Out in Cornwall? Visiting the Eden Project with Kids

Best Day Out in Cornwall? Visiting the Eden Project with Kids

Everyone in the family was super excited about visiting the Eden Project during our Cornwall holiday. For many years I’ve wanted to tick …
Why You Should Visit The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth with Kids

Why You Should Visit The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth with Kids

During our family holiday in Cornwall we decided to spend some time exploring the beautiful town of Falmouth.  Falmouth’s heritage has been largely …
Best Falmouth Fish & Chips? Try Harbour Lights

Best Falmouth Fish & Chips? Try Harbour Lights

Our week in Cornwall really brought it home to me that great holiday vibes are right on our doorstep and there are a few …

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Whether you are looking for travel tips to make the most of your next cruise holiday or you need UK travel ideas we’ve got you covered on Zena’s Suitcase UK travel blog.  We started sharing our holiday and travel reviews in 2013, so if you can’t find the travel, family or lifestyle blog above you are after make sure you head over to the search bar to find what you need.  Think of us as one of the best travel blogs brimming with ideas to get you out and about with and without the kids.