Experiencing Up at the O2 with Kids

One thing we have always wanted to do is experience Up at the O2 – the chance to walk over the O2 Arena London and see the sights of London from a whole new perspective. For Dave’s 40th birthday we booked to do Up at the O2 with the children and couldn’t wait for a

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2 Days in Greenwich as a Family

We love Greenwich. It’s such a lovely part of London to explore, with so much history and so much to do as a family. We booked a weekend in Greenwich with the kids to celebrate Dave’s 40th birthday as a family and I thought it would give other people inspiration to write about how much

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A French Brothers Boat Trip in Windsor

We spent a day in Windsor for a belated birthday day out. Dave had booked a 40 minute round trip cruise with French Brothers along the Windsor stretch of the River Thames and we couldn’t wait to see Windsor from a whole new perspective. We always love a boat trip.

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A Lovely Day at Carters Steam Fair

Last weekend we were invited to Carters Steam Fair in War Memorial Park in Basingstoke. It’s the sort of day out we’d never been on before and the children were so excited – such traditional fun! We were so pleased that the fair was going to be fairly local to us and couldn’t wait to

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Visiting Kensington Palace

When we had our recent mini city break in London, we decided to do things that we hadn’t done before along with a few favourites. On the Saturday, we had booked a visit to Kensington Palace and its private gardens using our Historic Royal Palaces membership. We booked the slot in advance as it is

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Things to do in Weymouth with Kids

We have now been to Weymouth Dorset for two consecutive summers as a family and it feels like we have really done Weymouth. It’s a beautiful place, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, with so much to see and do and so now I feel like I can talk quite comfortably about the vast

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Portland Castle – Dorset

On our summer holiday to Weymouth, we planned a day on the nearby peninsular of Portland. Famous for its beautiful natural Portland stone that is quarried and used in construction all over the world, Portland is also home to a working lighthouse, Portland Bill, and even a castle overlooking Portland Harbour – Portland Castle.

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