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Catherine Thomson

Cathy who is married to Scott and has three lively little'uns. Aged 5, 3 and 1.

Review | Birchover Residences – Luxury East Midlands apartment-hotels

We are a family of five – which is awkward for accommodation. Now that our littlest one is out of her cot, most hotels can’t fit us into one room anymore, and many hotels don’t have suites with interconnecting rooms. A hunt for comfortable accommodation for a family of 5 is how I came to …

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Zog and the Flying Doctors | Review

Zog and the Flying Doctors have bang-crash-thumped into a lively theatre production that we wholeheartedly recommend. Keep reading to hear more about the production and see when the tour might be coming to a theatre near you. Like most families with young children, Julia Donaldson is a household name to us – we have a …

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Paris with kids? This Vedettes de Paris boat tour is for you…

City breaks can be off putting for parents of young children. The traffic, the queues, the difficulty of navigating them with baby paraphernalia; but in our experience city breaks can be the most memorable and fun holidays with children. Paris is an incredible city. Don’t put off visiting it ‘til your children are older – …

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Seven Stories in Newcastle: A magical experience

If your children love stories then they will adore Seven Stories in Newcastle. Seven Stories; The National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle is the UK’s only museum dedicated to children’s literature. It is one of our favourite days out in the North East. Exhibitions change regularly but you can always guarantee original artwork, interactive …

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Is it worth buying a Jorvik Group triple ticket?

We recently had an amazing day trip to York. We visited three attractions and learnt about the Vikings, the history of magic and archaeology in one adventure filled day. We had a Jorvik Group triple ticket, which gives you access to Jorvik Viking Centre, DIG: An Archaeological Adventure and Barley Hall over the course of …

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The Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore

If you are visiting the Scottish Highlands with children, then the Highland Wildlife Park is a must. Located near Aviemore, and with staggering views of the Cairngorms in the background; the Highland Wildlife Park has a large collection of animals, a fantastic adventure playground and a drive through safari experience. The animals at The Highland …

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