This summer is absolutely galloping along. I can’t believe there are only two weeks left of the school holidays! We have now returned from our final camping trip of the season where we headed back to Carrick Dhu Campsite. I really like it there. Great location and spotless facilities.
I cannot believe the schools are back, and summer is all but over. What I can tell you is that is the first time in a long time, that I feel like I had a summer. I didn’t move house, I didn’t renovate a house, and I mostly just went out and had fun! All thanks to my new tent, which became my second home. The last week of the school holidays I took it to Benone Tourist Complex. It’s not an area I know well, but I was keen to explore.
Stendhal you beauty, you did not let me down! I have been looking forward to researching this Stendhal review blog post all summer! It was only last year I discovered that Northern Ireland even had family friendly festivals, so when the team at Stendhal invited me along to their family camping weekend experience, I knew I had to go.
I am super excited to be sharing with you, our family plans to visit Stendhal Festival this August. My boys are at an age where they seem quite keen on letting me know their opinions and desires, and going camping is very firmly on the list. I am at an age where being entertained, and kicking back with a glass of wine, are very firmly on my list. Mr C, well… he is at an age where he probably wants to try to re-live his youth a little bit. So when Stendhal asked if we wanted to come and experience The Best Small Festival in Ireland, we didn’t take long to reach a conclusion!
Earlier this year we bought a kite, which the kids loved, so we decided that going to the Downhill Demesne Kite Festival was a must! Typically, it was forecasting rain, but we were not to be deterred. The welly boots and picnic were loaded into the car and off we went!
The kites were visible for miles around! So although we didn’t know exactly where we were going, there was little chance of getting lost!