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Aerial Trek in Cheshire | Vertigo | Carden Park

The industrious people over at Carden Park, in Cheshire, have been very busy during lockdown in creating a brand-new Pursuits area in their 1000 acre estate.  This area is multi-purpose in providing great team-building activities for corporate clients which is cleverly utilised as a family activity the rest of the time.  We visited at the …

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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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Affordable London Hotel – Citadines Apart Hotel Holborn-Covent Garden London

Recently I spent a weekend in London with some friends and we were lucky enough to stay at Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden. Here are a number of reasons why I think you should consider staying as this affordable hotel in London, the Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden. Location of Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden The hotel is just across the …

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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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Recommended National Trust Places with Playgrounds

Here are our recommended National Trust properties with Playgrounds. The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and if your last experience of a visit was when you were a child then you need to go back, as things have changed a lot! National …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW RETURNS TO WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR LONDON – WITH EVEN MORE SNOW! 14TH NOVEMBER 2020 – 17TH JANUARY 2021 For the very first time, from Saturday 14th November – Sunday 17th January 2021, visitors will be able to explore another of their favourite sets in the snow as Diagon Alley undergoes …

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Childrens Afternoon Tea at The Midland Hotel, Manchester

I can well appreciate why people opt to hit the slopes or seek out some sun during February half term, entertaining the kids for a week when the weather is against you and the Christmas credit card bill is still smarting is a tough gig! But, for that very reason, neither slopes or sun were …

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Rockliffe Hall | Five Star Spa Hotel in the North East

Between Christmas and New Year we were invited to spend a night at Rockliffe Hall which promises to be “a five star luxury golf and spa hotel in the North East.” Rockliffe Hall also invested last year in a Lewis Carroll-themed whimsical wonderland featuring curious cabins (with soft play, a games room, cinema room and …

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Mid-Week Break at South Lakeland Leisure Park

This November, we took a mid-week break in South Lakeland Leisure Village. The “village” is located between the A6 and M6, just a couple of miles north of Carnforth (Lancashire), close to the south Lakes. Access from the M6 is convenient and especially easy when approaching from the south. The location South Lakeland Leisure Village …

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