Quinn family standing together at the lamai viewpoint in koh samui

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Meeting Santa At The Aviemore Santa Weekend

Macdonald Aviemore Santa Weekend – our review

Want the full on Santa weekend experience but don’t want to have to travel all the way to Lapland to do it? Scotland is a great place to start. We knew we wanted to take Piper to visit Santa but December is such a busy time for us, we couldn’t spare the time it would

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Things To Do In Wicklow With Kids, Piper Quinn Outside Sugar Loaf Mountain

Wicklow with kids, where to visit, sleep and eat.

Recently we paid a “blink and you’ll miss it” visit to County Wicklow in Ireland for a family gathering and really can’t believe we’ve left is so long to get there. It was Piper’s first visit to Ireland (she’s now 7!) and we all fell in love with the place and loved touring where Mr

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Clip N Climb

Five Fantastic Days out in Cambridgeshire

From zoo and farmyard trips to fossil hunts and fun houses, there are loads of places to enjoy days out in Cambridgeshire. Fossils Galore Located in March, Fossils Galore has tons of activities on offer from dinosaur hunts, fossil dogs, and gold panning. This museum has truly beautiful displays of fossils and geodes, as well

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Druids Glen Bacon

Druids Glen Hotel and Golf Resort – A Family Friendly Review

Sometimes you’ve just gotta splurge, right? Well splurge we did on our recent trip to visit family in Co. Wicklow, we booked into a family room at the Druids Glen Hotel & Resort and were so impressed with the family friendliness of the place we’re already thinking about when we can return. If you’re planning

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Hollywood Bowl

Five Favourite Tenpin Bowling Alleys for a Striking Day Out

Tenpin bowling is a simple, entertaining activity that everyone can enjoy. The aim of the sport is simple; which is to roll a ball down an alley at ten pins and try to knock down as many as possible. It may be simple, but that doesn’t make it any less entertaining! And because the rules

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Queens Ice And Bowl

Top Places to try bowling in London for a striking day out

Now that summer is over, you’re probably trying to think of different indoor activities for you and your family in the coming winter months. Just because the weather outside might be dark and gloomy, doesn’t mean your days out have to be! If you’re looking for indoor fun the whole family can enjoy, bowling in

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Lake District Pooh Sticks

Why you should book an Autumn break in the Lake District

The Lake District in Autumn, are you mad you might say? Yes, the weather can be challenging and it’s not the best time to indulge in watersports on the Lakes or enjoy an ice cream whilst taking in the epic scenery (the cloak of mist often makes that tricky!) but I really think it’s one

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Tintagel Castle

Great Days Out for Kids & Dogs with English Heritage

English Heritage has over 400 amazing venues across the whole of England, most of them super dog and child friendly. You can purchase an annual family pass to all English Heritage venues for just £111 which covers you for 2 adults and up to 12 children (dogs go free!). You can buy your English Heritage

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Radisson Blu Mancehester Airport

Radisson Blu Manchester Airport

Do you stay at an airport hotel before an early flight? We normally just bite the bullet, get up mega early and drive. But for our last flight from Manchester, as it was just me and the six year old I didn’t fancy the pre-dawn drive and parking faff. So I started researching hotels near

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Kidzania A City Built For Tots

In and around London – things to do with kids on a rainy day

Just because it’s summer and it’s warm in London, it doesn’t mean the city is weatherproof. Whether we like it or not, rain is always in the forecast. There are lots of fun, exciting activities you can still do with the kids. London is packed with amazing indoor attractions and playground centres. Home to some

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