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Whitbarrow Village – Lake District

Luxury Lodges – the name says it all. Superb, attractive, self-catering properties located in such delectable locations as Cornwall, the Lake District and Carmarthenshire. And it’s not all lodges, either. I was fortunate enough to sample a Troutbeck Cottage, one of many on offer at Whitbarrow Village. Nestled in the northeastern corner of the Lake [...]

By | 2022-09-23T10:28:37+00:00 September 23rd, 2022|Accommodation, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

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 | 2022-10-10T14:47:56+00:00 September 20th, 2022|Accommodation, Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

JERSEY – Where to Eat & Drink

Jersey, the largest and southernmost of the Channel Islands, boasts myriad cafés and restaurants catering for all kinds of dietary requirements. Here, I recommend just a handful which ticked all the right boxes when I experienced them on a recent trip to the island…   GREAT FOR VEGAN FOOD... The Sinful Vegan This cosy café [...]

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 [...]

Byron at Woolacombe Bay

From whichever direction you approach the North Devon seaside resort of Woolacombe, it’s hard to miss Byron, a development of stunning, contemporary holiday apartments just a stone’s throw from the award-winning beach. The imposing building facing towards Woolacombe Bay (among the most appealing locations along this stretch of coastline) offers self-catering accommodation in a range [...]

By | 2020-12-23T11:45:00+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|Accommodation, Destinations, Latest Reviews, Self-Catering|0 Comments

The Cove – Silverdale

Overlooking Morecambe Bay, this luxurious, state-of-the-art lodge park is the latest addition to the Holgates Holiday Parks’ portfolio. What’s more, it’s just across the road from the family-run business’s flagship site, Silverdale, with all its facilities, including heated swimming pool and restaurant. Among The Cove’s top selling points is its location. From this quiet stretch [...]

By | 2020-08-28T11:13:34+00:00 August 28th, 2020|Accommodation, Destinations, Latest News, Latest Reviews|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

Family Fun In & Around Nottingham

Once the world’s leading producer of lace and textiles, Nottingham is certainly a historic city and birthplace of many famous faces from all walks of life. Its most famous son, however, will always be Robin Hood, who reputedly roamed these parts. During the summer of 2019, we were lucky enough to spend a few days [...]

By | 2019-09-26T10:59:32+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Accommodation, Destinations, Latest Reviews, Places To Eat|0 Comments

The Esplanade Hotel – Newquay

If you ever get the chance to stay at The Esplanade Hotel, grab it with both hands - you certainly won't be disappointed. It offers everything you need for a relaxing, comfortable and pleasant stay. This clifftop hotel prides itself on supplying "family holidays in Cornwall" and we were lucky enough to experience a one-night [...]

By | 2019-09-18T08:18:49+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Accommodation, Destinations, Hotels/B&Bs, Latest Reviews|0 Comments

Free Family Fun in Edinburgh

This gem of a city with its stunning historical architecture is easily explored on foot and, what’s more, there are plenty of places to visit which won’t cost you a penny. We happened to be holidaying in Northumberland during Summer 2019 and fancied visiting the Scottish capital on a day trip. Well, it couldn't have [...]

By | 2019-09-25T08:19:26+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Destinations, Latest Reviews, Places To Eat, Short Breaks|0 Comments

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