European family road trip itinerary: England to Italy

European family road trip itinerary: England to …

Why take a European family road trip? There’s a lot to be said for short flights and quick transfers for getting you swiftly away from the humdrum of everyday life to your family holiday destination.…

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Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and Golzernsee

Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and …

Family friendly hiking in the Swiss Alps During our summer road trip across Europe, we spent a few days in the Swiss Alps hiking in the Maderanertal valley. Our children were aged seven and five…

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The Dolomites with kids in summer: the Val d’Ega

The Dolomites with kids in summer: the …

If you’re considering a trip to the Dolomites with kids in summertime, I can highly recommend staying in Obereggen in the Val d’Ega and exploring the trails of the Latemar Massif. This is one of…

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Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Why we loved Copenhagen with kids City breaks and kids don’t always mix: lots of walking, busy streets, confusing transport, too much culture and not enough play time. Not so in Denmark’s capital. Copenhagen has…

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Eleonas Country Village in Crete: a review

Eleonas Country Village in Crete: a review

If you think a family holiday to Crete is all about the beach, think again. Heading inland, particularly in spring, you’ll discover peaceful villages, incredible hospitality and stunning scenery. But will your children appreciate or…

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North Norfolk breaks: things to do with kids

North Norfolk breaks: things to do with …

If you thought North Norfolk breaks were just a summer holiday pursuit, think again. We enjoyed a short break in North Norfolk at the end of October, exploring two of the region’s loveliest country estates.…

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Cornwall outdoor theatre: the Minack Theatre

Cornwall outdoor theatre: the Minack Theatre

The Cornwall outdoor theatre, the Minack, and the nearby beach of Porthcurno are tucked away at the very edge of south west Cornwall, just four miles from Land’s End. I’d read about the Minack Theatre…

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Scilly Isles family holidays: a guide

Scilly Isles family holidays: a guide

The Isles of Scilly remain a bit of a mystery to even the most seasoned British traveller. You might know someone who went many years ago or perhaps you’ve seen the Scilly Isles’ turquoise waters…

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Things to do on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

Things to do on the Lizard Peninsula …

Things to do on the Lizard Peninsula We split our 2018 family summer holiday between the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. With warm summer weather and incredible beaches, both destinations were…

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Isles of Scilly things to do with kids

Isles of Scilly things to do with …

Tempted by the thought of empty beaches and a slower pace of life, this summer I dragged my extended family to one of Britain’s most remote but alluring destinations: the Isles of Scilly. We stayed…

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