Family Holidays – Big properties, perfect for sharing
Apr29

Family Holidays – Big properties, perfect for sharing

There is no doubt that once you have children the word ‘holiday’ taking on a whole new meaning.  Let’s face it, while they’re little, it’s not really a holiday is it.  More of a change of scene really (but without a washing machine or any of your own things).  So the concept of the holiday takes on a whole new meaning.  One great way of bringing back the true meaning of holiday is booking a big self catering property and sharing it...

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Glamping in the UK – fancy it? | Travel Tuesday
Mar30

Glamping in the UK – fancy it? | Travel Tuesday

Us grown ups might be all longing for long lazy beach days, and trips to ancient monuments, but if you stop for just a nanosecond to consider what your 1/4/7/10/12 year old (delete as appropriate…) might want, then the chances are they’re not remotely interested in rural seclusion and cultural excursions. And here’s where glamping comes in.  There’s nothing quite like it, and genuinely, it suits everyone. For the `I’m not a fan...

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Astonishingly Luxurious Pioneer Cabins – glamping in Dorset with Loose Reins
Mar17

Astonishingly Luxurious Pioneer Cabins – glamping in Dorset with Loose Reins

I think so many of us are yearning for something just a little more from our holidays – and of course, when I say ‘more’, I actually mean ‘less’. Less tech, less stress, less time-sucking day-to-day routine. How many of us dream of just getting away from all that, and sinking into the amazing pleasures to be had in the simple things in life? We want freedom, and for days full of possibilities to stretch...

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When LittleStuff went to Yorkshire – staying at Ing Heads
Mar15

When LittleStuff went to Yorkshire – staying at Ing Heads

A few weeks ago we packed up the car and headed north, to spend half term in the Yorkshire Dales. I know, I know – February is not normally a time any sane person chooses to holiday in the UK, is it? And if you WERE going to do it, you possibly wouldn’t head to on of the bleakest, more remote areas with four children in tow. I have teenagers. What was I thinking?? Well, actually I was thinking that what our family needed...

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Family Friendly Holidays in the Algarve with Oliver’s Travels | Travel Tuesday
Feb23

Family Friendly Holidays in the Algarve with Oliver’s Travels | Travel Tuesday

The Algarve has long been a popular holiday destination for Brits and it’s not difficult to see why. Sandy beaches, reasonable flights from most airports, reliable weather, great food, great golf… the list goes on. But, did you know it’s also a fabulous base for family holidays? Child-friendly activities abound, whether you opt for a villa holiday or stay in a resort. Here’s a run-down from Oliver’s Travels of some of the best options...

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10 (almost free) Things To Do in Dorset you probably don’t know…
Aug11

10 (almost free) Things To Do in Dorset you probably don’t know…

It’s always the way, during the school holidays, that your carefully planned outings have a break, the bank account is creaking under the strain of Fun Things To Do with the kids home all day every day, and yet you still need to find something to entertain, amuse or stop the bicker-fest begin in earnest. So you’re looking for (almost free) Things To Do in Dorset… For us, the big tourist attractions are a rare treat...

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