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Bottle Kiln At Middle Port Potteries

Visiting Middleport Pottery, Stoke on Trent at Christmas

I’m rapidly falling in love with Stoke on Trent, with the heritage, the culture and above all the people. Last weekend I discovered another fantastic day out in the city. Middleport Pottery Museum will literally make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time when canal networks were extensively used for industry and factory workers

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Piper Quinn At Christmas Time

The Best Christmas Events, Stoke on Trent

It’s nearly here people, my very favourite time of year but also the time I feel busiest. And probably most stressed! I hate spending hours researching all the best family friendly Christmas events in the area so hopefully this round up of the best Christmas Events in Stoke on Trent will save you having to

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Princess And The Pea Themed Room At Chatsworth House

Magical Chatsworth House at Christmas

I’m always looking for festive events to suit the whole family. Having done years of queuing to meet Santa, coming home with MORE plastic rubbish, cold, wet and hungry, I now want my Christmas events with a little side of luxury. That’s why Chatsworth House at Christmas is such a magical experience. Chatsworth House in the Peak

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Visiting Gladstone Pottery Museum

Visiting Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke with kids.

Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke on Trent is the last Victorian pottery factory in the UK. Making it a fascinating place for a day out with kids in Staffordshire. Where better to learn age old techniques and try your hand at your own spot of pot throwing. We were gifted tickets to the museum during

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Organised Fireworks In Staffordshire

The Best Organised Fireworks Staffordshire has to offer – Trentham Estate

List of Contents1 The Fireworks at Trentham Estate2 The Theme for Trentham Gardens Fireworks3 Funfair rides at Trentham4 Trentham Gardens bonfire night5 The food at Trentham Gardens Fireworks6 The Fireworks6.1 [embedded content]7 Trentham Gardens Annual Pass7.1 Trentham Gardens Fireworks Prices8 How long to spend at Trentham Fireworks9 How to get to the Trentham Estate The

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Narrow Cornish Lane As The Sun Goes Down

Newquay to Tintagel and all the best stops along the way

One of my two favourite places in North Cornwall are Newquay and Tintagel. Both are very different but both very typically Cornish. Driving the route from Newquay to Tintagel takes in some amazing beaches, delightful villages and breath-taking coastal walks. The 30 mile drive which is mainly along the A39 will take you just over

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Boats In Padstows Harbour

What to do in Padstow with Kids

Cornwall is such a great mix of rustic, undiscovered natural beauty and delightful villages to explore. Padstow is one of the prettiest and a great place for a family holiday. Located on the North Cornish coast you can read about other places to visit on the route from Newquay to Tintagel here. If you’re wondering what

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man in rugby shirt holding up a photo of a sunrise on a beach

Unique Personalised Gifts for Travelers

As thoughts turn to all things gifting I’ve put together a list of some amazing personalised gifts for travelers. These can all be found on Not On The High Street, one of my absolute favourite online stores for finding unique and personal gifts for everyone on my list. Being a huge travel fan myself, receiving

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