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Review: Springhill Farm Wigwams, Seahouses

 I always think it’s lovely to get away for a night or two over Christmas. Sometimes the mess, mountains of toys and fridge overflowing with leftovers can just all get too much. We are huge fans of staying in Wigwams and knew that a stay at Springhill Farm* Wigwams near …

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The Imperfect Family Holiday in Mallorca

Joanna linked this great blog post about a family holiday in Mallorca to our Sunday Stars Linky so I asked her if I could post it. It’s good to see a review about a holiday not quite going as planned but what you can do, and how much fun it …

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Tips for Disneyland Paris

We’ve read loads of posts about Disney now and are going to try and collect links to them all in one place.  If you have any to share please let us know. Things to buy before you go Accomodation Tips Disneyland Paris in a Day Where to meet the Characters …

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Bluestone – Adventure and Tranquility

One of our contributors, Suzanne, was invited to Bluestone last week as a #BluestoneBlogger.  Suzanne holidayed with her husband Doug and their three children.  They had a superb time as is clear from this review. If I was asked last week whether it’s possible to have a fun, energetic, adventurous, …

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Where to go at February Half Term with the Kids

We’ve been asked a few times recently for recommendations of where to to at February Half Term with the kids.  These are just my ideas, and we haven’t visited all of them. 1. Lanzarote or other Canary Island We visited Lanzarote in November for a family holiday and the weather …

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Visiting Colombo with toddlers

We received this great blog post written by Expat Mum Seychellesmama who lives out in the Seychelles with her husband and young family. This post is about a recent trip to Colombo. The blog also contains some lovely posts about Seychelles Time, pop over and have a look. You can …

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Hinckley Island Leicestershire – Fantastic Family Hotel

Another superb post from the fiveadventurers.com about a trip to a very family friendly hotel, Hinckley Island.  You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here …

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Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs Whinfell

This review is by one of my friends Jess about her recent trip to the Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, Whinfell with her husband and two year old twins. This post contains some gorgeous photos Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting …

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#Markwarnermum 2015

We’ve only gone and won! I can’t quite believe it.  We have been chosen as one of five ambassadors for Mark Warner in 2015. The other 4 ambassadors are Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely Julie from Mama Owl Annie from Mammasaurus Lucy from Capture by Lucy and we can’t wait …

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Martinhal, Portugal – A relaxing family holiday with a toddler

I saw this fantastic review with beautiful photographs on facebook and asked Rebecca if we could post it on here.  It is a fabulous independent review of a family holiday at Martinhal.  I have been wanting to get Martinhal on the site for ages as it looks so good for …

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Coombe Mill – Can’t speak highly enough of it!

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey .  Coombe Mill is a popular place with Mini Travellers and you can read another review here. When considering a day out with the kids or things to …

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Skiing – Not just for Daddies

The conversation went like this. Me to Hubby: I think I might like to apply to be a Mark Warner Ambassador? #MarkWarnerMum Girls: (We naturally never have a conversation ourselves!): What is that Mummy? Me: It’s someone who goes on a ski holiday or a summer holiday and then tells …

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Villa Inma Calero, Puerto Calero, Lanzarote

We have just returned from staying in Villa Inma Calero which we booked through Villa Plus. We looked at loads of villas before we booked it, and hadn’t previously considered Puerto Calero, as our search had been focused on Playa Blanca. What finally convinced me to book Puerto Calero was …

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Ten Top Tips for a Successful Family Holiday in Lanzarote

As most regular readers will know we have 3 little girls under 4.  A just 4 year old, and 3 year old identical twin girls.  We usually have a family holiday in November for child care reasons, but until now have stuck to the UK thinking a long haul flight …

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Playas Del Papagayo, Lanzarote

Today we decided to head slightly off the beaten track. As you may know from my post earlier in the year when we were in Wales, we like to make life slightly harder for ourselves and head off to a beach that is a little bit trickier to find. To …

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Family Day Trip to Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

When we first decided to come to Lanzarote we thought very hard about the Princessa Yaiza on Playa Blanca beach. Jo at Quo Vadis very nearly convinced me to book it, and looking at its location by the beach today, I think it is definitely an option for another time. …

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Learn to Swim in Splash About

If you are going on holiday and hoping your child will learn to swim then I really cannot recommend the Sun Protection Floatsuits by Splash About highly enough. My daughter started our family holiday in Lanzarote without being able to swim (although she had been having lessons) and finished swimming …

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Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall – Perfect Family Holiday

Sarah and her family had such a fantastic family holiday at Glynn Barton Cottages that they wanted to recommend it to everyone. Thanks for getting in touch Sarah.  My husband & I are members of the charity TAMBA as we have 1 year old twins and a 2 year old …

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Romney Sands, Kent

This family holiday review has been written by Michelle who travelled to Romney Sands with her family and young niece. Michelle loves all things purple, hence her blog The Purple Pumpkin, which you can follow here. Michelle can also be found tweeting @MsPurplePumpkin This past weekend saw us on a …

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The Wave Hotel, Butlins – 6th Best Family Friendly Hotel

Samantha writes a fantastic blog over at North East Family Fun.  Samantha has been chosen to be a Butlins Ambassador this year so this is just the first review about Butlins she will be writing.  If you would like to read more from Samantha about Butlins click here. There are also …

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Travel Essentials for a Family Holiday

What is on our list of travel essentials?  I will of course be following my ten top tips for Flying with toddlers which you can read here (plug plug) but what is essential?  What do I actually take on our family holiday. 1.  Sunglasses This pre-supposes that there will actually be …

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Beating airport security

Ok it’s not the sexiest topic to kick off my new website with but I wanted to write about any easy win we had this year. With 3 children under 4 I have given up any notion of choosing the cheapest airport parking where you have to get yourself and …

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Incredible Family Road Trip – San Francisco to LA

Claire Copland got in touch this week to submit this incredible review of a family road trip on the California coast.  Claire writes a wonderful blog called Joy and Pops which makes you laugh and cry in equal measures.  Do go over and have a look by clicking here. You …

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Mitsis Roda Beach, Corfu

This review of Mitsis Roda Beach Hotel has been written by Tracey who blogs at WilliamsWorld. Click here to see her great blog. You can also follow Tracey on twitter @traceycwilliam. Back in July we visited the Mitsis Roda Beach Hotel which is in Roda, Corfu.  This was actually our …

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