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An honest lowdown on accommodation, theme parks, attractions, places to eat, destinations – well, just about anything travel-related for when you’re travelling alone or with family.

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Meet Us

Hi, I’m Richard Webber and here is my wife, Paula, and children, Hollie and Peter. We’re all part of Travellowdown and would like to thank you for visiting this popular website.

I’ve been a journalist for around 20 years, writing for – among others – the Daily/Sunday Express, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Woman’s Weekly, Woman’s Own, Woman and a host of other national publications. I’ve also written several books, including the popular Best Walks on Exmoor.

One aspect of journalism I particularly enjoy is travel writing. But it’s not just me who enjoys travelling and exploring new places, the whole family does, and many of our adventures are documented on this site.

Travellowdown has something for everyone. But being parents of two children, many of the reviews are family-orientated. We want to show that travelling with kids, whether they’re infants or teenagers, can be a fun-filled experience.

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Latest Reviews

YHA Ambleside

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YHA Honister Hause

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Aqua Sphere Kameleon Goggles

Sourcing swimming goggles for one’s own use or perhaps for your kids can often be tricky. Sometimes, it’s not until you start using them that you discover that, maybe, you should have opted for a [...]

Hangloose – Adventures in Cornwall

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Using SkyParkSecure for Southampton Airport Parking

If you’re looking to book airport parking, an airport hotel or want to relax in a lounge before catching your flight, try using SkyParkSecure for a seamless, hassle-free service.  I booked airport parking via the [...]

Eden Project

The Eden Project story is a fascinating example of how redundant land can be reclaimed and transformed into an award-winning, world-famous attraction which should be on everyone’s bucket list; and if that wasn’t enough, it’s [...]

Includes detailed descriptions and illustrations covering 30 of the best walks on Exmoor.
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