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Going Glamping at YHA South Downs In A Landpod

Do something we’ve never done before? I’m always up for a new adventure especially when it involves travelling. We was recently asked to go glamping with YHA and I just couldn’t say no. We had been given the option to go anywhere in the UK as long as it was a glamping experience, we chose to stay quite local and …

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Bluestone Myths & Legends

Bluestone Wales has been one of those places that the girls have begged to return to. We’ve been twice before back in 2016. I completed a full review of Bluestone when we visited in June 2016 and then we visited again for a Christmas break which was so much fun. I was really excited to be invited back again this …

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Family Day Out To Chatsworth House

I’ve been pretty excited to get this post written and share it with you. Going to Chatsworth House was a bit of a “let’s see how it goes with the kids in tow” kind of day, where we expected moaning children. I could not have been more wrong, so here comes our experience of Chatsworth House. Chatsworth House is about …

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Blown Away At Heights Of Abraham

I love mornings when we are on holiday. It’s just the best feeling to be less hectic and needing to be somewhere at exactly the right time. Staying at Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest allowed us to still feel like that even though we had lots planned to visit. On the Wednesday, and half way through our holiday in the Peak …

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Travelling 5 Hours To The Peak District

It’s a little daunting deciding to pop your kids in a car and travel for nearly five hours. It could be a recipe for disaster but that’s exactly what we did over the Easter holidays. We had been excitedly invited to stay with Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest for the week. I promised myself that we wouldn’t overpack for this trip, …

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Family Holiday To Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest

Back in the summer last year we headed to BBC Countryfile Live for the first time. Whilst there we enjoyed scorching weather and the opportunity to chat to lots of different brands. A few months later we were kindly offered the chance to head to the Peak District and stay with Pinelodge Holidays. This post is a dedicated review of …

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Glamping At Longberry Farm

I have this real passion for travelling at the moment. There’s something so exciting about packing the car up and finding new places to adventure as a family. Our latest exploration of the UK saw us searching for glamping options on the Campsites website. We’ve only been glamping once before and the girls have wanted to do it again ever …

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Our Last Day – IOW 2018

Last days are always bittersweet. I always get butterflies and nerves. Anticipation of the reality hitting when we reach our own front door and also the real want to cram as much in for the last few hours as possible. Is packed up most of our bits the night before. It made our more much less stressful which is something …

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Picking Our Own Pearls At Isle Of Wight Pearl – IOW 2018

I can’t believe I’m still writing these posts over two weeks after our actual trip! Life has been crazy which hopefully I’ll get round to writing about soon. I sort of miss my personal blog posts. Finally the sun was shining, typically for our last full day on the island. There was blue skies over our caravan at The Orchards …

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Easter At Blackgang Chine – IOW 2018

Every morning at The Orchards Holiday Park feels relaxed and slow, such a contrast to normal life at home. On our Wednesday morning we got to meet the lovely lady that was hosting us at the holiday park before heading out for a day at Blackgang Chine. I talk about it all of the time, Blackgang Chine is our absolute …

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Carisbrooke Castle & JR Zone – IOW 2018

It was a rather windy and wet night at The Orchards Holiday Park. It definitely made getting ready for the day much harder than it would have if it was warm and bright. Breakfast was fed to the girls as usual – usual being three different breakfast options and then we headed out of the holiday park for another day …

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His 28th Birthday At Isle Of Wight Steam Railway – IOW 2018

Hubby and I are pretty bad at celebrating birthdays. We rarely get each other cards or presents and honestly birthdays are just like any other day. Only this year, we happened to be waking up at The Orchards Holiday Park for Hubby’s 28th birthday. This year I cooked bacon sandwiches for Hubby to have in bed and the girls woke him up …

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Easter Hunt At Monkey Haven – IOW 2018

Following on from a busy day at Tapnell Farm, I expected to have a nice peaceful nights sleep but it sadly wasn’t. Both P2 and P3 were very unsettled from about 3am onwards. The Easter Bunny didn’t have a chance to bring his treats to the girls so I cracked on with the breakfast. When the girls went back to …

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Easter Fun At Tapnell Farm Park – IOW 2018

We woke pretty early after a full first night of sleep at The Orchards Holiday Park. The birds were singing and the sun rose over the countryside so beautifully. I took the time to cook porridge as requested by P2 and whilst Hubby had a snooze I began to edit the first vlog. Easter Fun At Tapnell Farm Park – …

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Travelling To The Isle Of Wight With Kids – IOW 2018 Day

I fell in love with the Isle Of Wight three years ago now. It’s literally the best UK destination for families with children. It has the perfect mixture of feeling like another country with all the home comforts. If you’ve been, you’ll know what I’m talking about and this is even more evident during summer months. I have eight blog …

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