Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

I’ve put together this post about outdoor art as I’m a firm believer in accessible art for all. I’ve found outdoor sculptures are a particularly effective way to engage young children with art: kids can…

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Camping in the Cotswolds: Far Peak Campsite

Camping in the Cotswolds: Far Peak Campsite

Camping in the Cotswolds: an overview of Far Peak Far Peak Camping is located right in the heart of the Cotswolds. The campsite is a brilliant base for exploring the region and we really enjoyed…

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Beasts of London at the Museum of London: review

Beasts of London at the Museum of …

How do you retell the story of London? It’s such a big topic and it’s been retold countless times, but the Museum of London has managed to give us a fresh take on the subject…

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Family Short Break Ideas in the UK
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Family Short Break Ideas in the UK

Family short break ideas in the UK With cheap airfares allowing us to jet off to anywhere in Europe for a family short break, it’s easy to forget that we have an endless selection of…

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Things to do in East Sussex with kids

Things to do in East Sussex with …

For two February half terms in a row, we have explored the High Weald area of south east England which straddles East Sussex and Kent. Even in winter, there is a great range of family-friendly…

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Just off the motorway: family-friendly places to stop

Just off the motorway: family-friendly places to …

Just off the motorway: the best family-friendly places to stop When you’re munching on dodgy fast food with lots of other glum parents at a motorway service station, do you ever wish you’d done a…

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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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Farm stay in Devon: Torridge House Farm Cottages

Farm stay in Devon: Torridge House Farm …

This is a guest post about a farm stay in Devon is by my friend Penny Metcalf who runs Mindfulness for Beginners in Hampshire. Torridge House Farm Cottages is a collection of nine family-friendly self-catering…

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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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Family holidays in the Scilly Isles: a guide

Family holidays in the Scilly Isles: a …

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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