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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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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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Black And White Tudor Manor House

Wightwick Manor and Gardens a sweet little National Trust visit

Wightwick Manor and Gardens makes for a lovely little day out near Wolverhampton with kids. If you’re anything like us, we’ve loved exploring some fabulous locations close to home this year. And our National Trust membership has been absolutely invaluable. Travel restrictions have meant that we’ve had more time (and inclination) to visit places that

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Meerkats Looking Up At The Camera

A magical Meerkat feeding experience at Twycross Zoo

This weekend we celebrated Piper’s tenth birthday with an amazing meerkat feeding experience at Twycross Zoo. This wasn’t our original plan, she normally has a big party with friends and family which obviously wasn’t possible this year. Then we booked a trip to our favourite holiday home on the Llyn Peninsula but had to cancel at

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