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Does an Autumn Weekend in Bournemouth get a Thumbs Up?

During October Half Term we were really excited to be invited by Bournemouth Tourist Board to go and find out what an Autumn weekend in Bournemouth and the surrounding areas had to offer a family. Out accommodation was a fabulous Beach Lodge right on the beach at Boscombe and we were all really excited to …

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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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Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall

We were invited to stay at Tamar Lake campsite this August, in a ‘glamping’ pod. Tamar Lake straddles the borders of Devon and Cornwall- apparently the old border line falls in the middle of the lake! The camspite is in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake and has around 20 pitches for either tents or …

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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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Crealy Meadows – Safari Tent Glamping in Devon

If you’ve visited Devon and the surrounding areas with your family you have probably seen the leaflets and signs for Crealy; you may have even visited. However, being relatively new to holidaying in Devon and Cornwall with the family (we have tended to head off to the Lake District!) we were delighted to be invited …

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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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8 Things To Do In Plymouth Before You Catch The Ferry To France

For many travellers, Plymouth is often seen as little more than a transport hub for connecting ferry services to France. As such, the most the average traveller gets to see of the city is the odd pub or fast food outlet in the vicinity of the ferry port. Which is something of a shame, as …

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