Category Archives: Trips & Days Out

Camping Activities for Kids

10 Camping Activities for Families - Our Little House in the Country

We love camping as a family and we tend to take our camping trips as the perfect excuse to unplug and leave our devices at home.  We do take our phone but as a rule turn off our data settings and only use them for necessary calls and texts.   So while we are enjoying a screen free weekend or

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Our Ultimate Tent Camping List

Our Ultimate Tent Camping Packing List - Our Little House in the Country

Camping has become one of favourite ways to holiday.  We love the freedom, the fresh air and the opportunity to completely unplug and spend unhasssled, non busy time together as a family.  Living in Ireland, our camping trips are unfortunately limited to short weekend trips over the summer when the weather is reasonably good and our annual trip to France

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1st Trip of the Summer – Mulranny & Achill, Co. Mayo, Ireland – a short trip with young kids

A short trip with young children to Mulranny and Achiil, Co. Mayo Ireland - Our Little House in the Country #kids #travel #travellingwithkids #Ireland

We have just returned from a long weekend away, our first trip of the summer.  We had such a lovely time.  Today’s post is more of a photo record of our trip than a tips and tricks or review type post. Mulranny in Mayo in Ireland is one of our favourite places to holiday.  My mum is originally from here

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A Fabulous Spring Morning at Ardgillan Castle, Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland – A Great Place to Visit With Kids

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This morning was a gloriously clear and sunny Spring morning, a little chilly at first but perfect for getting out and about.  Ardgillan Castle in Skerries Co. Dublin is only a short spin from our home and we regularly head to the playground there at the weekends.  It is a beautiful 18th Century house, stunningly beautiful gardens and parkland overlooking

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Easter Holiday Adventures – Things to Do With Kids Near Dublin Ireland – Newbridge House and Farm

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Doodles has no preschool for the next 2 weeks as it is the Easter holidays so we are planning all sorts of adventures and activities which we will be recording on the blog.  These will include lots of fun things to do in the North Eastern Part of Ireland – just north of Dublin.  We decided to kick start our

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