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The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, located near St Austell and Mevagissey is Europe’s largest garden restoration project.  Why is it a restoration project? To understand that you need to understand a little of the garden’s past: a story filled with joy and sadness.  Originally encompassing the house and gardens, the Heligan Estate was all owned …

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Brickosaurs at Marwell Zoo!

Marwell Zoo, Winchester is around 10 miles north-west of Southampton. It covers an area of 140 acres and is home to hundreds of animals including some lovely, long-legged giraffes, cheeky penguins, majestic tigers, bright-eyed meerkats and – to the delight of my youngest – a number of striking zebras. My husband and I were delighted …

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River Dart Country Park – Our Favourite Day Out in Devon!

River Dart Country Park was our favourite day out with the kids in Devon! One of the things we were most looking forward to during our trip to Devon was the River Dart Country Park.  I understand, it doesn’t sound much but this award-winning attraction, is set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National …

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Powderham Castle – This Wealth of Robin Hood Fun Won’t Tax You!

We visited Powderham Castle as part of our journey from the North West down to Devon. We stopped overnight at Gloucester and then drove a further 2 hours. This place was ideal as it was half an hour from where we were staying and gave us plenty to do on the first official day of …

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Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm Review | Family Fun in Bristol

With the summer holidays now firmly upon us, I’m sure I’m not the only parent out there to be hunting down exciting things to do with our kids, or on the lookout for wonderful new places to take them for a lovely day out. So this is where I would like to introduce you to …

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