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Santa Special Llangollen Railway

So today we went on another of our Christmas Adventures. You can’t live on the Wirral for long without people mentioning childhood trips to Santa Special Llangollen Railway, which is only an hour away.  Llangollen railway is renowned as being a great day out and one of the top things …

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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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Lantern Magic, Chester Zoo

Today we went on another of our Christmas day trips to the wonderful Chester Zoo.  We love Chester Zoo and friends who had been to see the lanterns last year said it was a trip not to be missed. Today with the rain pouring down, and the wind blowing, I …

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Diggerland, Kent – Family Fun

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called My Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it. It …

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Reasons to Visit Thomas Land at Christmas
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Christmas at Thomas Land

Yesterday we went to Christmas at Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Park to meet some friends of ours who live in Norfolk.  They had mentioned they had planned a visit to celebrate their little boys third birthday, and having read Samantha’s post on her visit last year, I suggested we join …

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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!

I love Cornwall. It’s always been a staple UK destination for my parents and for myself over the decades. And we’ve stayed all over. More recently, the hubby and I have tended to stay in the small fishing town of Fowey situated in the south of Cornwall. It’s one of …

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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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What to Visit in London at Christmas

Another superb post from the fiveadventurers.com about what to visit in London at Christmas. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a holiday, a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to …

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Polesdon Lacey, Surrey – Bluebell Fields and Grand Estates

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey .  If you would like to find other reviews of National Trust visits, please type National Trust into the search box. When considering a holiday, a day out with the kids or things to …

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The Magical Journey, The Belfry – Mixed Emotions

As always an incredibly thorough review of this day trip by the fiveadventurers.com who have had mixed emotions about their day trip to The Magical Journey. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new …

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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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Gruffalo’s Child Trail Delemere Forest

In the words of Monty Python “I want to make this absolutely clear” the Delamere Forest Gruffalo’s Child Trail is a great idea.  Anything that introduces kids to nature, wildlife and the great out doors is beyond criticism in my book.  Delamere Forest do a great job on all these …

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Free Magical Snowflake Trail in Liverpool

Jack Frost will arrive in Liverpool this Thursday evening (20 November 2014) to light up the city centre. To participate, people can pick up a free copy of the Snowflake Trail map from major retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Primark, Dorothy Perkins, Metquarter, St Johns Shopping Centre, Cavern Walks …

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How to find Playas Del Papagayo, Lanzarote

Today we decided to head slightly off the beaten track to Playas Del Papagayo. 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 …

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Black Rock Sands, Porthmadog, Wales

We went to Black Rock Sands on the second day of our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm and loved it. It had been recommended by my brother and his wife who went the first week of July with their young family. You head into Porthmadog, and turn up the road at …

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Delphin Palace, Antalya, Turkey – Fit for a Princess!

 This is an incredibly thorough review of this hotel by the fiveadventurers.com who actually travelled as a family of 4 this time. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers Anyone who knows me, knows I love a bargain.  I have always happily lived in budget accommodation to make …

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Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean

A fab day out submitted by Karen Whitlock who writes a wonderful blog over at Stopping at Two click here to see more from Karen. You can also follow Karen on twitter @karenjwhitlock. Rich and I used to have a bit of a joke that whenever we watched “Merlin”, no matter …

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Tips for taking babies or toddlers to the Seychelles

We received this great blog post with tips in for taking babies or toddlers to the Seychelles written by Expat Mum Seychellesmama who lives out in the Seychelles with her husband and young family. These travelling tips are focused on the Seychelles but can really be applied to many hot …

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