Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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runswick bay beach one of the most beautiful places in Yorkshire

Beautiful places in Yorkshire – Runswick Bay Beach

If you’re looking for beautiful places in Yorkshire, you can’t really go wrong with Runswick Bay Beach. In 2020 The Times named it the “beach of the year” for its dramatic location, sweet town and local wildlife. But what does a day at Runswick Bay beach actually offer? The answer is loads! On first look

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wildlife pool seen through long grass at serenity camping near whitby

Camping Near Whitby – Serenity Campsite Review

Being a massive lover of the great outdoors it does surprise me how rarely we actually camp. The ten year old and hubby are not huge fans of a night under canvas, mainly due to the unpredictable British weather. But I still find something temptingly adventurous about it all. This year my best friend of

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girl climbing on rocks on a beach in cornwall she is holding a red bucket

The Best Holidays with kids, UK

As much as I love jetting off to a glamorous new destinations I also love a UK staycation. Especially when traveling with kids. The lack of airport stress, language barrier and culture shock make it simple and enjoyable for the whole family. This year in particular I imagine much of us will be looking within

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view of whitley bay beach

Whitley Bay Beach – the Ultimate Guide

A hugely popular seaside town in the North of England is Whitley Bay. Home to all you would expect from a UK staycation with all the family friendly features you could hope for. Whitley Bay Beach is one of our favourites in the area. Here’s all you need to know before your visit. This post

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view across the sea toward the village of seaham on a cliff

Seaham Beaches you need to visit

Seaham, UK is located along the Durham heritage coastline and is the perfect place for a family holiday in the North East. It’s a lovely seaside town offering a wealth of kid friendly activities and some great opportunities to jump in waves and build some sandcastles. Here are some Seaham beaches you need to visit

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rounded boulders on a beach in asia

Destination Guide Asia with kids

My very favourite place to visit with my daughter is Asia. If I don’t take a trip to South East Asia at least once a year, I start to go a little crazy. It’s not just the weather, although you can definitely find somewhere warm at any time in the year. But also the food,

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colourful decorations hanging it the sand stone old streets of bergerac in france

Ultimate Guide to Bergerac in France

The ancient city of Bergerac in France is located in the Périgord Dordogne region. Home to beautiful historic buildings and nestled on the Dordogne River it makes an ideal base for exploring the area. You’ll probably recognise the name from satirist Cyrano de Bergerac (the one with the rather large nose). But the town really

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restaurant area at the Aztec hotel in bristol

Aztec Hotel Bristol, a family friendly hotel near Bristol

Sometimes a girlie getaway is exactly what you need. Even more so after this year of homeschooling. So a few days escaping the normal in Bristol was just what we needed. My 10 year old daughter is obsessed with hotel stays, she loves the pools, the rooms, the breakfasts! So we opted for the Aztec

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the ss great britain ship moored on dry dock in bristol. The ship is glamorous in style will lots of flags on deck

Visiting the SS Great Britain in Bristol

Hop onboard the SS Great Britain in Bristol. A fascinating day out for the whole family. We recently visited this Bristol attraction and learned heaps about the history of the city. You’ll soon see why they called it the Ship that changed the World! Have a look at this post for some other great things

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cranes in the harbour when visiting Bristol with kids

Visiting Bristol with Kids. The Ultimate Destination Guide

This year is going to be all about UK staycations for us. We’ll hopefully be getting out to the coast and exploring some of the beautiful British countryside. I’ll also be throwing some city breaks in the mix and hope to convince you to visit some of the lesser know destinations in the Country. Bristol

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the wave bristol main entrance

Inland surfing at the Wave Bristol with kids

One thing we’ve really missed this year is catching a wave. Being located in the middle of the country, far away from the coastline has made it almost impossible to get to the sea. I was over the moon to discover an inland surfing lake in Somerset. Here’s what you need to know about visiting

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beautiful photo of the sunrise on a beach in cornwall with a wooden frame

The perfect personalised gift for beach lovers

What do you buy the man who has everything? It’s a question I’ve asked a lot over the past month. And one I think I’ve finally managed to answer. My husband is one of those annoying people who never seems to want for anything. He’s either already bought it or doesn’t really want it. And

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thailand family holiday

Best family holiday destinations in the world

So much to do and so little time (especially once the kids have started school!) but having children doesn’t mean you have to put off travelling the world; taking them along with you can be an amazing experience for the whole family. Whatever your dream destination, have a look at what we consider to be

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