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Hotel Booking Tips You Need To Know

June 18, 2020 admin 0

Your hotel room is often the biggest expense of your trip, so saving a few pounds a night on your room can make a big difference to your budget. Whether you’re looking to get the cheapest price you can get or a more luxurious room for your money, there are a number of hacks you can use.  Here are my top hotel booking tips…. Use A Price Comparison Site, Then Check Direct Price comparison sites […]

Nozstock, the family friendly festival

February 27, 2020 admin 2

Last year we attended Nozstock, the hidden valley festival for the first time and had an absolute blast, (read our full review here) and we are already looking forward to going again this year. If you haven’t been before and are thinking of going as a family then here are just a few of the reasons why you most definitely should go ahead and book those tickets and don’t worry festivals don’t have to be as […]

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Our review of YHA Oxford 2020

February 26, 2020 admin 1

Over half term we were invited to stay at YHA Oxford for two nights in one of their family en suite rooms. We have stayed with YHA on a number of occasions over the past three years, in a variety of different accommodation types including; pods, bell tents and even a tipi but we have always been in more rural settings, never a city centre, so I was looking forward to seeing what, if anything, […]

Why Cornbury Music Festival is perfect for families

February 17, 2020 admin 0

Last year we took the boys to Cornbury music festival for the first time and had so much fun, it really was the perfect family festival; fun, friendly and most importantly, safe. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we are planning on going again this year when it runs from 10th – 12th July and our telling everyone we know all about it so they can come and join the fun too. If you have […]

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How A Lovely Cruise Can Improve Your Life Massively

October 25, 2019 admin 0

Are you looking to get away for a little while? Perhaps you’re looking for a short break, or maybe even something a little more significant. Well, you could do a lot worse than a cruise to a wonderful location. If you’re okay with hitting the open water on a huge boat, then a cruise would be amazing for you. Everyone that partakes in this kind of thing has a great time and would love to […]

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Use this discount code for booking.com

October 4, 2019 admin 0

If you are planning a night away then booking.com is one of the best places to search. Not only do they have hotels and B’s and B’s the world over, they also have something for everyone and cater for all budgets. And what makes it even better is that you can now use our discount code for booking.com to get 10% of your total cost back.   Just click here to get your discount code […]

YHA in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Why the YHA in Stratford-Upon-Avon is perfect for families

August 12, 2019 admin 0

It was with great trepidation that we first stayed in a YHA (Youth Hostel Association) property a couple of years ago when I thought they would be dirty, smelly and full of young travelers moving from room to room in the middle of the night or worse yet full of random murderers like on the horror films! Yet we (obviously) lived to tell the tale, loved our stay and have since stayed in various YHA […]

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The BBC Summer Social in Liverpool 2019

August 11, 2019 admin 0

This year we have embraced the festival life for the first time, visiting a mix of festivals across the UK including the BBC summer social in Liverpool which we were very kindly invited to. The BBC Summer Social is a two day festival with no camping aimed at families with children 12 and under. As with all the festivals we have visited this year we did lots of research before hand therefore I know first […]

Nozstock festival review

Our Nozstock festival review from 2019

July 29, 2019 admin 0

This year we have been on a few new adventures as we dipped our toes in to the world of family festivals. We started with a one day festival close to home as well the BBC children’s festival in Liverpool and then we tried a few different types of full blown weekend camping festival experiences and boy have we had fun along the way. Our most recent family festival experience was at Nozstock: The Hidden […]

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Our festival camping essentials check list

July 16, 2019 admin 0

Earlier this month we attended Cornbury, our very first festival that required on site camping and it’s fair to say we felt pretty clueless as to what to take. However after reading numerous posts, speaking to fellow festival goers, and having experienced festival life first hand we now feel pretty confident that we know what to take and what not to take with us this weekend when we visit Nozstock festival for the first time. […]