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    Family Travel: The Sun’s Holidays from £15

    Having enjoyed a tiny glimpse of the sun peeking out over Easter weekend, I’ve already started thinking about my next family holiday! Gone are the days of lounging around on holiday reading my paperbacks – when the sun’s out, my children are completely energised, tugging at my shorts demanding that I play games in the […]

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    Visiting the Lake District with Kids

    Home to some of the most impressive views in the British countryside, the Lake District offers many fun outdoor activities for the whole family. Whether it’s exploring famous houses, marvelling at wildlife, or going on an adventure along the walking and cycling trails, there are plenty of ways to keep the kids entertained. Why not […]

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    Kingston Bagpuize House and Gardens

    Kingston Bagpuize House is a beautiful 1660s red brick manor near Abingdon in South Oxfordshire. It is set in mature parkland and gardens containing a notable collection of plants including rare trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs. I love a stately home and gardens. Indeed, my kids have spent so much time in their short lives […]

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    7 Places to Visit in Manchester with Kids

    Manchester is bursting with things for families to do together come rain or shine. Whether you want an open top bus tour, to visit a museum or art gallery, hang out with the animals or pop to the theatre, there is something for everyone. Here are some selected highlights. Legoland Discovery Centre Visit all of […]

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    Days out for Kids in Birmingham

    Birmingham, in the heart of the West Midlands, is a vibrant, bustling, cosmopolitan city offering something for everyone. It’s easily accessible by both road and rail, and perfect for a day trip or as a stopping point on your journey north. With its museums, canal, cinemas, bowling, climbing, and Europe’s largest public library plus all […]

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    21 Things to do with Kids in the Lake District

    Famous for its stunning views, mountainous peaks and breathtaking landscape, the Lake District is a popular holiday destination for hill walkers, climbers and those looking to escape city life and relish in the peace and quiet it offers. But what about kids who might not be quite so keen on long walks in the countryside? […]

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    Villa Pia – Child friendly villa in Umbria (Italy)

    Planning a holiday in Italy with kids? I’ve come across the most marvellous-sounding child friendly villa in Umbria and am dying to book a family holiday there! Villa Pia, which comes highly recommended for kids by the likes of Mumsnet, TripAdvisor and Baby Friendly Boltholes, is just near the border between Umbria and Tuscany, about […]

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    Discovery Cove review: 5 reasons to indulge in a visit!

    With pristine white-sand beaches, stunning lagoons and the most immersive animal encounters you’ll ever experience, Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida is quite unlike anywhere else. We can think of hundreds of reasons we’re dying to come back to Discovery Cove – here are our top 5! 1) SeaVenture SeaVenture has got to be one of […]

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    5 Tips for an Awesome Day Out at Aquatica (Orlando, Florida)

    Our family holiday in Florida just keeps getting better! Today we headed over to Aquatica, SeaWorld’s waterpark in Orlando Florida for what we thought would be a bit of a splash around and maybe some chilling out beside the wave pool. Our moment of calm lasted perhaps 8 seconds. Danger Boy was so excited he […]

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    7 Best Things to Do at Busch Gardens (Tampa, Florida)

    First up in our “Picture Yourself In Florida” series are 7 absolutely amazing things to do at Busch Gardens in Tampa, near the West Coast of Florida. Bringing together a beautiful safari park, an outstanding animal care centre, and some of the most exhilarating rides in the country, Busch Gardens is the perfect spot for […]

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    Making the most of the Scottish sunshine

    With the UK set to enjoy an Indian summer, with temperatures predicted to hit a sweltering 28 degrees in September, it’s a great time for families to make the most of what’s on their doorstep with a fun and sunny ‘staycation’ this half-term. With its rolling valleys, lush forests and serene lochs, Scotland is a […]

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