family travel books
COOL CAMPING KIDS
Britains 60 best family campsites. Think adventure playgrounds, rafting ponds, rope swings and campfires; organic farms, woodland glades and buckets & spades; stripy bell tents, yurts, tipis and gypsy caravans pulled by real-live horses; fun lessons on outdoor survival and, of course, loads of open space for the kids to run round and round until they fall over dizzy.
COOL CAMPING COOKBOOK
Fresh ideas for campers, walkers, picnic lovers – or for those who just want to cook al fresco in the back garden. With innovative recipes for barbecue or burner, simple comfort food for a rainy day, delicious meals to cook over a roaring fire and squidgy, sweet things to get stuck in your teeth, this book sticks two grubby fingers up to the Nanny State! Learn how to cook calzone pizza directly onto an open fire, bake muffins in orange peel, roast fish in a pile of salt, or create your own fresh and flavoursome ‘boil in the bag’ meals to take with you on a trip. It’s great food for the great outdoors!
ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET?: A FAMILY’S 8000 MILES AROUND BRITAIN IN A VAUXHALL ASTRA – BEN HATCH.
They were bored, broke, burned out and turning 40, so when Ben and Dinah saw the advert looking for a husband and wife team with young kids to write a guidebook about family travel around Britain, they jumped at the chance. With naive visions of staring moodily across Coniston Water and savouring Cornish pasties, they embark on a mad-cap five-month trip with daughter Phoebe, four, and son Charlie, two, embracing the freedom of the open road with a spirit of discovery and an industrial supply of baby wipes.
TALES FROM A TRAVELLING MUM: NAVIGATING EUROPE WITH A BABE-IN-ARMS.
ALICE GRIFFIN shares the story of how she embarked on a travel adventure with her young family during the first two years of her daughter’s life. Taking in Norway, Greece, France and Spain on the way. Inside you will find practical tips related to: * Essentials – important stuff like packing and passports * Feeding – how to keep your baby well-fed without getting weighed down * Sleeping – rest tips for bouncing babies so parents can still enjoy their holiday * Playing & Pacifying – things to take along to keep your child entertained on long trips * Mobility – advice for taking your young children by plane, boat, train, bus and car.
TINY CAMPSITES – DIXIE WILLS.
This beautiful book uncovers 75 of the UK s best small campsites, each an acre or under in size. Find in-depth reviews, hundreds of photographs, plus a quick reference guide to the best places for kids, spectacular walks, tents only, stunning views and watersports.
DORSET, NEW FOREST AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT WITH KIDS FOOTPRINT TRAVEL GUIDES.
Jam-packed with information on exploring this gorgeous destination, this guide leaves no stone unturned in the search for the very best adventures and attractions for families heading to either Dorset, the New Forest or the Isle of Wight. The guide is brim-full of advice for fun activities providing the perfect balance of practical information and inspirational ideas. All the best activities, beaches and big days out are captured in this great guide along with all the best places to stay and to eat.
LAKE DISTRICT UNLOCKED A GUIDE FOR KIDS.
This guidebook is specifically written for school-aged children to read themselves. The guide covers the North Lakes, South Lakes, West Coast and South Coast and includes Top 5s of lakes, soft play areas and things to spot. A great, engaging way to get kids involved in the adventure of planning of a holiday.
LONDON ADVENTURE WALKS FOR FAMILIES: TALES OF CITY.
London Adventure Walks for families is a collection of twenty-five imaginative urban adventures. Each is inspired by a theme – the Great Fire of London; Paddington Bear; Charles Dickens; Mary Poppins; Peter Pan; the Romans; 101 Dalmatians and many more. Crammed with activities and with tantalizing facts designed to fire the imagination of every child, London Adventure Walks for families will take you on the inside track to uncovering the treasure trove that is London; its people, its places, its hidden treasures, its history and its stories. This is the essential London guide book for families.
PARIS (CITY WALKS WITH KIDS).
“City Walks with Kids: Paris” guides adults with children ages 5 and up through the best child-friendly attractions the city has to offer. Each card outlines a self-guided walking adventure, with an illustrated map on one side and insider information on the other. Noteworthy sites and attractions are numbered on both sides of the card for easy reference. Information on using public transport and where to find child-friendly food and recreation en route is also included. Great reviews.
THE ROUGH GUIDE TO TRAVEL WITH BABIES AND YOUNG CHILDREN.
From pre-trip planning to pre-empting and dealing with challenges when away, this is the ultimate comprehensive guide to hassle-free family travel. With the low-down on everything from planning your itinerary and accommodation to what to bring and how to pack it, the guide is packed with tips on painless travel by plane, car, bus or train, as well how to deal with delays, queues and travel sickness. Insiders’ tips from destinations all around the globe ensure you’ll know what to expect when you arrive.
FROMMER’S THAILAND WITH YOUR FAMILY.
Let Frommer′s show you where your family can: Take a jungle ride on an elephant; enjoy the bustle of Bangkok by river taxi, discover hidden caves and lagoons on a sea canoe tour; get up close with exotic animals at the Tiger Temple refuge; browse the capital′s bustling markets and stay in a beach–hut hotel on the waterfront.