The Nottinghamshire family who gave it all up for a year on the open road

Tonight on ITV, Ranvir Singh presents a new series of Real Lives, in which she meets ordinary people with extraordinary stories to tell.

Tonight's episode features the Meek family from Nottinghamshire, who gave up their jobs, took their children out of school and set off for a year on the open roads in their caravan.

For some parents, it would be a dream come true, while for others, keeping two children entertained in such a cramped space would be a nightmare.

Stacey Foster asked Ranvir whether she was tempted to follow in the Meek family's footsteps...

Real Stories with Ranvir Singh is on ITV at 7:30pm tonight