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  • The Places We Wish To Go… Hong Kong

    The Places We Wish To Go… Hong Kong
  • Kedleston Hall – Derbyshire

    Kedleston Hall – Derbyshire
  • Tips for Travelling with Children

    Tips for Travelling with Children
  • Getting Out and About This Autumn with Blacks & Millets

    Getting Out and About This Autumn with Blacks & Millets
  • Shugborough Estate – Staffordshire

    Shugborough Estate – Staffordshire
  • Places to Visit Santa in the East Midlands

    Places to Visit Santa in the East Midlands

The Places We Wish To Go… Hong Kong

Last time we were wishing to go to the Maldives but today we are leaving all that white sand and blue sea behind because the place we are wishing to go to today is Hong Kong. I’m not sure I’d take the kids to Hong Kong while they are quite so…

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Kedleston Hall – Derbyshire

Continuing our passion for National Trust places we made a visit to Kedleston Hall last weekend. Kedleston Hall is a truly splendid venue for: walking; seeing some history and just generally experiencing another of England’s fine country estates. Unlike the visit to Shugborough Hall the weather was not as kind; gloomy,…

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Tips for Travelling with Children

It’s that time of year again when I am on the lookout for a really great holiday deal. It’s cold, dreary and I’m just on the lookout for my next escape to a much much warmer climate. Living in a hot country would just be an absolute dream for me,…

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Getting Out and About This Autumn with Blacks & Millets

We love walking anytime of the year but especially in Autumn. The colours are amazing at this time of year and we just love to get out and enjoy them as much as we can. Crunching in the beautiful coloured leaves that have fallen. As long as you have the…

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Shugborough Estate – Staffordshire

Beautiful and interesting:  little more really needs to be said. While this blogpost will provide paragraphs and pictures to help you reach the same conclusion, I am sure my literary and photographic skill will really not do it justice. Save yourself some time and get in the car and just…

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Places to Visit Santa in the East Midlands

Derbyshire Calke Abbey Father Christmas is returning to his magical stable grotto this year and on some dates during December you could also enjoy breakfast with Father Christmas at an extra cost. Online booking is essential and tickets are on sale now. Cost: £5.00 and includes a gift. For more information…

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