It’s that time of year when the focus is warming soups, comfort food, planning for Christmas and snuggling up in front of the fire. It might feel like a bit early for us to mention Easter, but some of our most popular sites are already sold out, so while you’re curled up on the sofa,…Details
Read our favourite family holidays blog posts. Our stories of camping in Europe with the whole family will inspire your next trip.
We asked Monica from The Travel Hack to share her top tips for taking a Canvas Holiday with toddlers after her trip with us in August – her top 5 tips are below: Holidays with children under five can be a daunting thought. Babies and young children are so unpredictable and you need so much…Details
There are many reasons why Brittany is one of our favourite camping destinations. There’s so much to see; from stunning beaches along the coast to fascinating medieval cities, Brittany is the ideal destination for adventurous families. It is a region that holidaymakers visit again and again – as there is always something new to discover. We’ve written…Details
FamilyExtra is our free all-action activity programme for the whole family, available at five of our top campsites across France. We chatted to Kylie Evans, general product manager at In2Action, the firm responsible for creating FamilyExtra, to find out just what makes this programme so special. Kylie started off as a FamilyExtra courier at Domaine…Details
When you hear of people holidaying in Croatia you’d expect to hear that they’re jetting off to Dubrovnik or Split, but more and more airlines are now flying to Pula the largest city in the region of Istria – which happens to be the closest airport to our Croatian campsites making it perfect for a fly and drive holiday. As…Details
Thinking of flying down to Nice this summer for a camping holiday? Let’s face it the prospect of driving with a car full of energetic kids shouting at the top of their lungs ‘ARE WE THERE YET?’ is not the most appealing start to your holiday. Luckily many of our campsites are conveniently located close…Details
The Easter break is a great time for a get away with the kids off school, the arrival of Spring and even the sun making a few more appearances! We’ve been looking at the ways Easter is celebrated in some of our favourite destinations, and discovered some very unique traditions! Ostersonntag in Germany: Germans, like…Details
We’ve all got our own special memory of when we knew we absolutely loved holidaying with Canvas. In a series of blog posts, including some from some special guest bloggers, we’ll be inspired by our ‘Canvas Convert’ moments. We’d love to hear yours too – tell us on social media about how you became one…Details
The Easter holidays are a special holiday – aside from the obvious, it’s sometimes the first time in the new year that you can all take time off together and have some fun! We’re really excited that the first campsites are opening this weekend just in time for the Easter break. Holidays at this time…Details
“Shall we go on a Canvas holiday this year?”
“Let’s go to Holland. The boys will love Camping Duinrell.”
It seemed like such a good idea at the time. But now we’re travelling next week, and I haven’t even thought about what we need to pack or what we’ll do when we’re there. And I’m dreading the journey (overnight ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam with two nearly-2 year olds and no travel cots…)
So I took a deep breath, and before full on panic mode set in (which almost involved me cancelling the holiday and retreating to Nanna & Grandpa’s for the week instead), I re-read this blog post I wrote last year in anticipation of our first family Canvas holiday. And remembered how much fun we had. And that the ferry crossing was just fine.
And surely I can’t be the only one who’s travelling abroad with toddlers for the first time. So I thought I’d write myself a pre-holiday checklist in the form of this blog post!Details