Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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harbour beach at st ives

Fabulous things to do in St Ives with kids

St Ives is a hugely popular place to visit in Cornwall with kids. It’s enjoys a brilliant location to the West of the County. The town itself is full of delightful narrow streets, fishing cottages and plenty of bars, restaurants and cafes to keep the whole family fed and watered. Plus it’s easy to walk

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luxury family hotel devon at Soar Mill Cove

Soar Mill Cove, a Luxury Family hotel, Devon

If you’re looking for a luxury family hotel, Devon has several to choose from but by far our favourite is Soar Mill Cove. It has pretty much everything you could need for a holiday to Devon with kids and so much more. Plus it’s super dog friendly meaning you can bring the whole family along.

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white lifeguard truck pulling a trailer on wet yellow sand on Towan beach in Newquay

Fantastic things to do in Newquay with kids

Newquay on the North Coast of Cornwall is an extremely popular place to visit for families due to its perfect location on the dramatic coast and it’s many child friendly attractions. It’s had a bit of a varied reputation over the years, being popular for stag and hen dos and partying teens but recently I’ve

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the thick stone walled entrance to the bodmin jail experience

The Bodmin Jail Experience, Cornwall

Cornwall has a rich and bloody history. It’s a County full of tales of smugglers and fantastical legend and people who ended up on the wrong side of the law. Where better to learn some of their tales than the Bodmin Jail experience on the edge of Bodmin Moor. This is a brilliant interactive museum

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young girl in a white dress sat on a wooden bench on the pentire headland overlooking a cornish beach

Visiting Cornwall with kids. The Ultimate Guide

Cornwall has to be one of the most popular family holiday destinations in the UK. The miles of stunning beaches, many child friendly activities and family friendly hotels make for the perfect UK staycation. If you’re planning a holiday to the South West read on to discover everything you need to know about visiting Cornwall

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carbis bay beach with driftwood and dog in the background in winter

Visiting Cornwall in Winter, The Ultimate Guide

Off Season in Cornwall is probably my favourite time to visit. Yes it’s cold but bear with me, it’s absolutely worth visiting Cornwall in winter. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission if you book via one of them at no extra cost to you. Why I love visiting Cornwall in

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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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yellow sand of staithes beach with fishing boats bobbing in the sea

Staithes, England – One of the best seaside towns in Yorkshire

Why is Staithes, England my favourite of the seaside towns in Yorkshire? Everybody loves a British seaside town right?! They are where many of our happiest childhood memories are made. The sweet thrill of an ice cream, the accomplishment of catching your first shrimp in a bucket and the hours throwing a ball on a

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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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