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  • 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
  • Family Bonfire and Firework Displays in Derbyshire

    Family Bonfire and Firework Displays in Derbyshire
  • Family Bonfire and Firework Displays in Nottinghamshire

    Family Bonfire and Firework Displays in Nottinghamshire
  • October Half Term Fun in the East Midlands

    October Half Term Fun in the East Midlands

Lydford Gorge – Devon

Lydford Gorge is steep-sided river gorge nestled on the western edge of Dartmoor owned by the National Trust. James had heard about it from a friend at work so we decided that on our way to Cornwall we would make a detour. We drove through Dartmoor National Park and took…

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Eden Project – Cornwall

We spent the last week of the summer holidays down in Cornwall. We hadn’t been to Cornwall since before the youngest two were born so were really looking forward to taking them down to explore. One thing that we had been wanting to do since it opened was to visit…

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The Places We Wish To Go… Australia

Today the place we are wishing to go to is Australia. My sister went to Australia for a year before she went to uni and at that time I had absolutely no desire to travel, all I wanted to do was have children and stay around my friends. I wish…

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Sherwood Pines – Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire venues just aren’t safe from the Places We Will Go.  Today was the turn of Sherwood Pines. A large area of… wait for it: pine laden forest. Although we had been before (without the kids), to try out seg-waying for my 40th we had not returned since. Our visit today…

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8 Places to Love in Northern France

Having a mother in law who lives in Brittany means we have got the chance to explore Northern France quite  bit over the years. It is great having somewhere to stay that doesn’t cost us anything and I know not everyone has that luxury but accommodation in France is usually…

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