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Our latest travel news, family friendly events, useful travel tips to help with a stress-free trip and reviews on top kids toys.

Not One, Not Two but Three Awards go to Wallops Wood Cottages

1 December 2016

Wallops Wood Cottages wins 3 awards at Beautiful South Awards 2016. Andrew Graham, co-owner of Wallops Wood Cottages said: “We were delighted to win two awards last year after only 18 months and are thrilled to win for a second year running! We’ve continued to develop the business in the past 12 months, adding an extra cottage to the portfolio as well as building the offering for dog owners and accessibility.

Stunning Thatchers Rest receives joyous acolade

7 November 2016

Thatcher’s Rest Cottage recently won the Best Holiday Home Beach House Award in the 2016 European Holiday Home Awards. After making it onto the shortlist of just eight houses, Thatchers Rest part of a complex of cottages run by husband and wife team Roger and Liz Pickett, triumphed on top.

How to get a real holiday this year

27 May 2016

Family holidays and child care: if you feel you need an extra pair of hands to ensure you all get the most from your family break then it's possible to employ a professional nanny for your family holiday, without the headaches that we might imagine. Our friends over at Parental Choice are experts at providing quality child care and they can help. Read on…

Good Old London Town

12 May 2016

There is so much for children of all ages to do in our fantastic capital - from strolling along the River Thames, visiting the monument at Puddle Lane, catching the Changing of the Guard or drooling over the Crown Jewels!

Top Tips for Airport Survival

29 February 2016

Our friends over at UK Airports not only make life easier by offering affordable car-parking whilst you go off and chase the sun (or snow!) but they also provide useful information regarding surviving the vigours of airport travel - have a read below for some top tips:

Holidays in the UK

8 January 2016

I once read a magazine that suggested travelling to the most gorgeous luxury, spa hotel with your new baby – which happened to be a two hour road trip away from a twelve hour flight across to Bangkok!?! Yes, I really did. I wondered who had made such a trip and felt complete and utter admiration for them. I did though ask my-self "Why would you?".

Our Family Holiday to Brittany, Northern France

14 September 2015

With the summer holidays coming to an end and thoughts maybe stirring about where to book next year, let me share our holiday experience at Emerald Coast Gites, near to the beautiful Brittany Coast.


9 July 2015

Our Adventures, Travel Tips

With much promised sunshine heading our way, there's absolutely no need to leave the country. Why not stay a little closer to home this summer and find your ideal family holiday destination in the UK.

Top tips for a fabulous family break in the Lake District

25 June 2015

Travel Tips

The very best family holidays are well balanced, which means they offer the kids plenty of fun, but also gives the parents the chance to relax and feel like we've actually been on holiday by the time we return to our normal routine. That’s why we love to have a family break to the stunningly beautiful Lake District as there's loads to entertain all ages.

5 star lodge holidays in the Peak District

18 May 2015

May half term is fast approaching and the Derbyshire Peak District is the perfect place to enjoy a family holiday. There is so much to do in the local area with a vast array of attractions, spectacular walks and numerous cycling routes

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