Back in September Canvas launched a writing competition for youngsters up to the age of 12. The brief was to write about their ideal holiday for the chance to win a £1500 Canvas Holidays voucher. Despite many superb entries, one in particular stood out from Miles Williams (10) from Surrey. Read the winning entry from Miles below. One of the places […]
Part of the beauty of camping is getting back to basics. But when you’re travelling with under-fives in tow it can sometimes seem simpler to stay at home. Whether you’re travelling with new-borns or toddlers, at Canvas Holidays we’ve got over 50 years’ experience of helping families have the most relaxing holiday possible across our toddler-friendly campsites. And we know […]
Special guest blogger Mummy Barrow tells us about that special moment her family became #CanvasConverts It’s a vivid memory for me, the first time I thought “this is how a holiday should be done”. Though to be honest I had been on holiday this way since I was a child. You know, the “Canvas Holidays way” where you rock up at your campsite […]
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 of the #CanvasConverts. We’re on […]
It’s Halloween and we’re taking a look at some of Europe’s spookiest castles. They’re all within reach of Canvas campsites, so it’s easy to add a spine-chilling twist to a day of sightseeing! 1. Brissac Castle, Loire Valley, France With soaring gothic towers, Brissac Castle is the tallest castle in France and the most haunted! It was owned by nobleman […]
It's that time of year again, the pumpkins are carved, sweeties are in abundance and the costumes are gruesome, Halloween is here! But have you ever wondered about the origin of this spooky day? Or how it's celebrated in other European countries? Let us take you on a journey of terrifying discovery...
As the days start to get colder and darker, we're beginning to reminisce about those warm, sunnier days which are fast becoming a distant memory. With winter coming, we need motivation to get through, and what better way than planning a spring break!
Mairi from the Canvas marketing team recently enjoyed a short break in Brittany, read on to find out what she got up to in the beautiful French region. I was lucky enough to catch the last of the summer sunshine on a long weekend in France at the end of September. I’ve written about a few of my highlights which might […]
Mark blogs at The Tales of Sonny and Luca and is one of the #CanvasBloggers. They recently went on a family holiday to Lake Garda – he’s written this account of his holiday of firsts for us. Our Canvas holiday to Altomincio Family Park near Lake Garda was to be a holiday of firsts for our two boys. Their first […]
It’s been the shortest school term and probably the quickest change in temperature from summer to autumn – now we’re on the road to crisper mornings and darker nights, take this chance to catch one last week of holiday fun while the kids are off. As requested by many of you, we’ve put together a list of the campsites which […]