Glamping in Wye Valley

‘Do the caravans have flatscreens,” a family member asks, hopefully, as we unload the car for a glamping break that coincides with England’s first World Cup match. Fortunately, one of my nephews spies the tennis court and I soon hear the thwack and thud of a game under way, the first of the weekend’s many …

Kayaking in Scotland

“Remember you’re an upside-down turtle!” shouts Duncan, who has noticed my kayak wobble perilously as I try to land. The technique may lack dignity – thrust your backside into the cockpit with legs flailed skywards before completing the manoeuvre with a “back-to-front” press-up to bring yourself to a …