Van Vs London House – an adventure!

This week we wanted to bring you a bit more of a behind the scenes post. We know you all look forward to seeing what exciting places we have been visited and what crazy adventures we have been having but this week it has been a little different! From looking after London house that kept … More Van Vs London House – an adventure!

Why you should visit Longleat Safari Park this summer!

One of the best examples of a safari park you will find in Britain is Longleat. The UK’s original and world famous safari park, is set within 900 acres of land. You will be amazed by the abundance of attractions. There are boat and train rides, animal experiences where you can get up close and … More Why you should visit Longleat Safari Park this summer!

Visit the Heights of Abraham, Matlock

Whether you are 6 years old or 60 years old, a visit to the Heights of Abraham is great day out. From the second you arrive and take your seat in the cable cars you know this is an attraction with something a little bit special about it – if you like heights and caves!!! … More Visit the Heights of Abraham, Matlock

VanLifeDiary Solstice

Here at vanlifediary, Solstice is creeping up on us. Follow our journey from Yorkshire to South Wales as we get sentimental and personal with you! Our journey begins Yorkshire has been our home for the last few weeks as we visited our daughter. Thanks to the rain, it was a damp visit. The waterfalls were … More VanLifeDiary Solstice

Gloucestershire Attractions and Campsite

We visited a small organic campsite in Gloucestershire and local attractions and attractions not long after we picked our van up in January. We called her Patchouli but Chewie for short) and sent her directly to the mechanics for a thorough check over. As soon Chewie returned home we were eager to take her out … More Gloucestershire Attractions and Campsite

VanLifeDiary – A New Journey Begins

We have just undergone a rebrand to VanLifeDiary! We thought long and hard about whether to change the website and we ultimately decided that betweenthetread.com didn’t really describe who we are or what we do. It was quite a mouthful and hard to remember. We want something with a bit more zest and ooomph! VanLifeDiary sounds … More VanLifeDiary – A New Journey Begins