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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Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: a review

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: …

We recently spent a wonderful Sunday with our boys (aged seven and four) exploring the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire. I love visiting galleries and museums and I’m keen to teach my children about…

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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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Longstone Lodge, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly

Longstone Lodge, St Mary’s, Isles of …

On our trip to the Isles of Scilly this summer, we called in for coffee at Longstone Lodge on the island of St Mary’s. Hidden away in the peaceful centre of the island, Longstone Lodge…

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Camping at Nettwood Farm in Somerset

Camping at Nettwood Farm in Somerset

A lot of my friends hate the idea of camping in the UK. The weather is unreliable, sleep can be patchy, discomfort can be considerable. Camping involves a lot of packing and unpacking and depending…

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Bodiam Castle in East Sussex with kids

Bodiam Castle in East Sussex with kids

Of all the castles I’ve visited in the UK, I’d say Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, set amid the idyllic countryside, is one of the most evocative. Encircled by a wide moat, Bodiam Castle has…

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Things to do in York with kids

Things to do in York with kids

Looking for things to do in York with kids? My family and I spent 3 days in York last year. It rained, it was cold and one of my children suffered from a severe case…

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Visiting Stevenage Museum with kids

Visiting Stevenage Museum with kids

If you’re a fan of Brutalist architecture, it’s worth visiting Stevenage Museum for its location alone, set beneath the 1960s St Andrew and St George Church, which features an unusual concrete bell tower. Stevenage Museum is…

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