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  • Playing on Studland Beach

    Camping in Dorset

    We spent a lovely week for our Summer 2021 holiday, camping in Dorset. Exploring the beautiful Studland peninsular. Studland is just a couple of hours drive from Bath, through the beautiful Dorset countryside. Good beaches, usually kind weather and a stack of other activities should keep everyone busy! Because of the demand, and price of,… Read More »Camping in Dorset

  • family on chair lift

    Family Skiing in Val Cenis

    After all the ups and downs of the last two years of the global pandemic, we all had high expectations of skiing in Val Cenis and it did not disappoint! Getting there We travelled with Jet2 from Bristol Airport to Chambery. It was our first time flying with Jet2 and I was very impressed. The… Read More »Family Skiing in Val Cenis

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

    Mini Adventure: Glamorgan Heritage Coast

    Another year of limited over-seas travel opportunities, means more exploring what we have on our doorstep. With a brand new tent this year, I was itching to get away for the first camping trip of the summer. We headed west, over the bridge, to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, just an hour and half drive from… Read More »Mini Adventure: Glamorgan Heritage Coast

  • The Wave inland surfing lagoon

    The Wave

    The Wave is the UK’s first inland surfing lagoon and it’s on my doorstep in Bristol. I’ve been looking forward to a visit since it opened it’s doors last year, but COVID has meant waiting a while! I was lucky enough to get some vouchers for Christmas so when it re-opened post Lockdown, me and… Read More »The Wave

  • Siroko MTB Glasses

    Gear Review: Siroko MTB Glasses

    I’ve always struggled to find comfortable MTB glasses and I normally prefer to ride without. But when the bugs start appearing in early summer this can be problematic and painful! I’ve always been pretty reluctant to pay big bucks for a pair, as the chances of damaging them always seem pretty high! So I was… Read More »Gear Review: Siroko MTB Glasses

  • North Devon Coast

    A Weekend in North Devon

    Finally a weekend AWAY AWAY! Taking advantage of a school inset day and the early May bank holiday weekend we packed up the car and headed to the Hartland peninsula, for a weekend away in North Devon. Where we stayed We’d left it quite last minute to book accommodation for what was going to be… Read More »A Weekend in North Devon

  • Learn how to ride a bike

    How to Teach your Child to Ride a Bike

    My youngest son has just learnt how to ride a bike. It is such a special moment, they are overjoyed that they have mastered a new skill. It boosts their confidence and is a memory that you will both never forget. Riding a bike also opens up new opportunities for family adventure together! But learning… Read More »How to Teach your Child to Ride a Bike

  • Young boys snowtubing

    Top Tips: Skiing Holidays with Young Kids

    From my first winter holiday aged 24, I fell in love with snowboarding and the mountains. When children came along, I was naturally keen to share my passion with them from the earliest opportunity!

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// Family Adventure

Exploring the UK and Europe with my little team, from biking, hiking and camping.

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Snowboarding in Powder

// Snowboarding

Is there anything better than being in the mountains? Love sharing my love of all things snow with friends and family.

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Finding trail

// Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is my escape. From local bridleways to trail centres, life is better when riding!

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ABOUT ME

Nice to meet you.

Hi! I am Carrianne, a late-thirty something year old living in Bath with my husband and two young sons. I love adventure, traveling to new places and getting outside as much as possible.

To pay the bills I am a graphic designer.

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