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5 Family-friendly Attractions in Leicestershire You Must Visit…

It's time to be honest now. When we're thinking of organising a holiday, we wouldn't automatically consider Leicestershire - well, that was the case before we visited the county during the summer. That short break opened our eyes to how interesting and beautiful the county is. Not only do you have the city itself, but [...]

By | 2022-09-26T11:01:58+00:00 September 20th, 2022|Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Marwood Hill Garden – North Devon

This charming private garden is set in a peaceful valley just a few miles from Barnstaple, Devon. It was created by the late Dr Jimmy Smart who, after being a ship’s doctor during the Second World War, purchased the land in 1949. By 1980, he was a full-time gardener and quickly recognised for his contribution, [...]

By | 2022-06-30T17:05:56+00:00 June 30th, 2022|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Edgbaston Park Hotel – Birmingham

There are many reasons why you’d choose to stay at the Edgbaston Park Hotel, which celebrates its third anniversary in 2022. One reason is its convenient location: adjacent to the A38 in the heart of Birmingham it may be, but it’s within a short distance of both the M6 and M5. Similarly, its proximity to [...]

By | 2021-10-22T11:34:46+00:00 October 22nd, 2021|Accommodation, Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Exmoor Coaster – Watchet to Lynmouth via Minehead & Porlock

If you want an open-top bus ride you’ll remember for the rest of your life, jump aboard the Exmoor Coaster. Running from the harbour town of Watchet to picturesque Lynmouth, via Minehead and Porlock, you’ll be treated to some of the best coastal views around as you arrive at the top of Porlock Hill and [...]

Young Driver Experience

Thanks to the Young Driver programme, you don’t have to wait until you’re 17 to learn to drive. You can get behind the wheel from the age of ten and learn to drive at one of myriad specialist centres scattered around the UK. With government-approved instructors alongside to guide you every step of the way [...]

By | 2021-07-05T09:48:20+00:00 July 4th, 2021|Attractions, Facilities, Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Exbury Gardens

Exbury Gardens are located just 30 minutes from Southampton yet it feels like you’ve been transported to another world! More than 100 years in the making, Exbury is a spectacular collection of landscaped woodland and herbaceous, contemporary and formal gardens in a wonderful riverside location. These beautiful gardens are the creation of Lionel de Rothschild [...]

By | 2021-07-04T10:25:33+00:00 July 4th, 2021|Attractions, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Watersmeet Tea Garden – Exmoor

Nestled deep within a densely wooded valley at the confluence of two of Exmoor’s rivers you’ll find Watersmeet Tea Gardens – and what a discovery it is, too. Surrounded by towering oak, beech and ash trees, tranquillity is the name of the game at this wonderful haven within a short distance of Lynmouth, the North [...]

By | 2020-09-02T14:04:19+00:00 September 2nd, 2020|Attractions, Cafes, Latest Reviews, Places To Eat|0 Comments

5 Things To Do In & Around Poole

We spent a couple of days visiting Poole and exploring the coastline west of the town. Here are our five family-friendly things to do or see... Poole Park (c) Richard Webber Conveniently positioned within walking distance of Poole town, this attractive park is an ideal place to relax. Onsite parking is available although [...]

By | 2020-08-26T12:55:36+00:00 August 26th, 2020|Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Christmas at Stourhead

We visited Stourhead over 10 years ago and will always remember it as among our favourite National Trust properties. So, when offered the chance to return, with the added bonus of beautiful Christmas illuminations, we jumped at the chance. Stourhead occupies 2,650 acres of the Wiltshire countryside and includes a Palladian house, designed by Colen [...]

By | 2019-12-09T11:52:12+00:00 December 9th, 2019|Attractions, Latest News, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Family Fun in the West Midlands

During our 2019 summer holidays, we spent a couple of days in the West Midlands. I must admit, it’s not a region of England we’ve explored much but based on our experiences this summer, we’ll certainly be back for more. WHERE TO VISIT Warwick Castle I’ve visited many castles over the years and Warwick Castle, [...]

By | 2019-09-13T12:56:31+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Attractions, Destinations, Hotels/B&Bs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

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