The UK and mainland Europe travel articles below have been published in MMM – A motorhome magazine available in the UK. In October 2018 my January 2018 article [below] was lucky enough to be honoured as winner of the Douglas King Award for written journalism from the Caravan Writers Guild.
February 2019 – Windermere and Kendal, A land for All Seasons, Enjoy the natural beauty of the Lake District all year round; there’s plenty to do, whatever the weather!
January 2019 – Head to Fylde for Snowdrops A bracing break full of fabulous flowers, fun, flavour and friendly experts
November 2018 – A short break around the Cheshire and Staffordshire borderlands – Following in the footsteps of Alan Garner and exploring Mow Cop, Rode Hall and Biddulph Grange gardens.
September 2018 – Spain is special: Awesome canyons and majestic mountains, charming cities and abundant wildife – it’s full of delights
August 2018 – Picturesque Paths of Portugal – Pack your walking shoes and be charmed by the gorgeous countryside of this friendly country.
Summer 2018 – Ashbourne and Carsington Water – Whether you walk or cycle, you’re on the right track for delightful scenes around Ashbourne.
July 2018 – The Gems of the North: Caithness – Big skies and bird watching, hiking and history, magnificent moors, mountains and coastline – the Scottish county of Caithness sparkles!
March 2018 – The Chilterns is a fantastic all-year destination that is inspiring whatever the weather.
March 2018 – Northern Soul: Knaresborough – The charming towns and characterful history and colourful scenery of England’s biggest county, North Yorkshire. Getting to the heart of the charming and spectacular attractions around Knaresborough
February 2018 – An Awesome Greek Odyssey – Marvel at ‘suspended’ monastries, world-famous sights, lofty fortresses and tortoises galore on this memorable tour.
January 2018 – Bonnie Scotland: Explore Lovely Lorn – the Highlands in miniature
December 2017 – Buttermere and Cockermouth – Whether you’re a Wainwright bagger or not the appeal of captivating Cumbria is utterly compelling.
November 2017 – Hidden Howgills – Myths and legends abound in these fells, which Wainwright described as resembling a herd of sleeping elephants.
September 2017 – Tee Off In Wirral – Cycle along Mersey shores and take a foray into Flintshire.
August 2017 – Storybook Somerset and Devon – Wonderfully novel ideas and splendidly poetic descriptions to entice you to the West Country.
Summer 2017 – Picturesque Peak District – packing in lots of amazing activities and discoveries.
July 2017 – On Top of The World in France – Enjoyment, exhilaration and excitement in the awesome Écrins National Park in the Alps.
June 2017 – Belgium, More Than Just Beer – Exploring the Ardennes reveals there’s far more to Belgium than meets the eye!
May 2017 – Time for Tees – Tales from the riverbank of waterfalls, wildlife, amazing engineering and a quaint seaside resort along the river Tees
April 2017 – A Tasty Tour of Scotland – Ice-cream and coastal scenery of north-east Scotland.
March 2017 – The Cumbrian Coast – Exploration, adventure and stunning sunsets on the wild Cumbrian coast.
February 2017 – North Wales and Cheshire for the weekend – Travel in the wake of a seventeenth century female adventurer albeit in a bit more comfort.
September 2016 – Salt of Scotland: Follow in the footsteps of a song and meander some of the old trade routes to discover mountains, murals and mammals
August 2016 – New discoveries in Lincolnshire – From ancient monuments to modern-day celebrities, there are many surprising aspects to Lincolnshire
July 2016 – Chasing the memories: Revisiting childhood haunts (Staffordshire) and the romantic spots of youth makes for a wonderful nostalgic tour
May 2016 – Great adventures high in the Alps: Part two of a motorhome travellers tour through the spectacular German and Austrian landscape
April 2016 – Medieval Germany: Fairytale scenery, the Romantic Road, snow capped Alps and high-level walks – they’re all in part one of this wonderful tour through France to the Black Forest
March 2016 – Pull up at Chertsey and pedal the Thames Path: This easy cycling route along the majestic Thames is the perfect way to see some very well-known landmarks
February 2016 – Bonnie Scotland: Blown away by the coast. After some sea air? Visit Dumfries and Galloway for an invigorating experience!2015-jan-scottish-borders
December 2015 – Cosy up to the Borders: Don’t let the cold weather put you off! A trip to the north can be exhilerating
October 2015 – Landmarks in Lancashire: Visit the eye-catching Panopticon sculptures for a quirky look at the Pennines
August 2015 – Amazing north Wales trains and tracks: Get on the right track for majestic scenery with a trip to the dramatic region of Snowdonia
July 2015 – Falling for France: Part two of stocking up with wonderful memories on this clockwise tour to the French Pyrenees
June 2015 – French fancies: Part one of a leisurely sojourn taking in some wonderful parts of France while heading for the Pyrenees
April 2015 – Your motorhome is perfect for exploring by bike: Having cycles on board can turn a pleasant trip in to a wheely great one!
February 2015 – Lancashire Life: Exploring the lovely little market town of Clitheroe and it’s surrounding villages in search of tempting local produce
January 2015 – Walking in workers’ Warwickshire: An owners’ rally makes for an interesting weekend of exploring and history in the middle of England
July 2013 – Unexpected Pleasures: Carol Kubicki discovers the passerelle of Lac de Monteynard
Summer 2012 – Living with a 2007 Devon Sundowner
January 2011 – What a Shower – a comical look at campsite sanitary facilities