Travel

Family Travel Blog

This is where you’ll find posts on my favourite topic – family travel. This includes posts about our travels overseas and in the UK as a family. Reviews, photos, anecdotes and tips from our family holidays.


We tend to go away every couple of months for a few days in the UK (or a long weekend) and we try to get overseas as a family each year. These are our adventures.

Winter Wonderland at Whinfell Forest

Winter Wonderland at Whinfell Forest
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We visited Whinfell Forest back in May this year and had a lovely Springtime break with amazing weather. We always try and sneak a few days away in November and decided to return for the…

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A Quick Getaway at the Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester

A Quick Getaway at the Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester
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I can count on one hand the number of times my husband and I have been away without the boys since our oldest was born. This weekend was the third. We booked a night away…

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Holiday Cottages Near Alton Towers – Our Shortlist

Holiday Cottages Near Alton Towers – Our Shortlist
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We’ve just returned from a visit to CBeebies Land at Alton Towers. We’re not far from Alton Towers at all, but as there was a few of us travelling, we decided to stay at a…

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Alternatives to Center Parcs – Our Favourites

Alternatives to Center Parcs – Our Favourites
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I visited Center Parcs for the first time a few weeks ago. We visited Whinfell Forest and absolutely loved it. Our 2 year old had an amazing few days and we’re certainly going back. We…

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Fun for Tots: Activities for 2 Year Olds at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest

Fun for Tots: Activities for 2 Year Olds at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest
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We’ve just returned from a few days at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest. We had an absolutely amazing time and if you want our full review, you’ll find it here. But I’m going to specifically share…

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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest Review – A Visit with a Toddler and a Baby

Center Parcs Whinfell Forest Review – A Visit with a Toddler and a Baby
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We love our UK holidays – we really do. Yet despite living just an hour and a half from the Lake District, we’d never been to Whinfell Forest before this week. Actually, I’d never been to a…

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3 Nights at Forty Green Farm Cottage

3 Nights at Forty Green Farm Cottage
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I really don’t like being in hotels with our toddler (unless they have suites with separate bedrooms which invariably costs a fortune). Oliver having his own room when we’re away means he can go to…

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Oasis Lodges, Ledbury – A Fab Few Days Away

Oasis Lodges, Ledbury – A Fab Few Days Away
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It’s holidays in the UK (mostly) for us this year. While I love a hot beach overseas somewhere, my husband isn’t a fan of beach holidays abroad and we’ve decided to do a few short…

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A Lovely Break at Darwin Forest Country Park

A Lovely Break at Darwin Forest Country Park
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I’ve just returned from a long weekend in the Peak District, staying at Darwin Forest Country Park, with my husband, baby son and (for 2 nights at least) also with my Mum and Step Dad.…

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