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6 reasons to holiday in the UK with family

What are your fond memories of holidays in Great Britain? Do you recreate the memorable moments you had as kids with our own children? Do you have to work harder to create unforgettable holidays, or do simple pleasures still win through? We asked some top family travel bloggers, along with our sponsor Visit England, to […]

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BritMums Guide to: Drayton Manor

Lifestyle blogger and BritMums Family Days Out Editor Kara Guppy of Chelseamamma.co.uk took her family to Drayton Manor to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks.  Drayton Manor Drayton Manor Dr Fazeley Tamworth B78 3TW www.draytonmanor.co.uk If you are looking for a family friendly fun day out with tots and teens to […]

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Review: The Residence at Gwel an Mor

Susanna Scott is co-founder of BritMums and a travel blogger at A Modern Mother. Here she reviews The Residence at Gwel an Mor in Cornwall. Her accommodation was provided for the purpose of the review.   The first thing you notice when you see Cornwall’s  Gwel an Mor is the views. They stretch above high above Portreath […]

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BritMums Guide to: Legoland

Lifestyle blogger and BritMums Family Days Out Editor Kara Guppy of Chelseamamma.co.uk took her family to Legoland to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. If you are looking for a family friendly fun day out with under 12’s then this is for you. Best for: Pre-School and Primary School […]

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5 Places to take your kids during the summer holiday

Travel blogger Jo Addison is an expert in finding child friendly things to do! Here she shares her 5 top places to take your kids during the summer holiday. Over to Jo… With the 6 week school holidays fast approaching, most parents are starting to think about how they are going to entertain the kids […]

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20 brilliant ideas for teens’ post-GCSE holidays

Mark Frary is a travel writer and editor as well as a music festival organiser and father of three. Here, he tackles the issue of post-GCSE holidays – pertinent issues as well as great inspiration.  Over to Mark… The first thing to think about when considering a post-GCSE holiday is whether this is a trip […]

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85 ideas for having a great UK family holiday

  How can we recreate the memorable moments we had as kids with our own children? Do we have to work harder to create unforgettable holidays, or do simple pleasures still win through? At our #OMGBFamily Twitter chat, we heard what you think makes an unforgettable British family holiday – from quintessential ingredients to family […]

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Seven ways to keep your kids happy on a ferry crossing

A ferry crossing can be a good option for beating the stress of long journeys with kids. You can leave most of your luggage in the car and walk around; as long as you’re not hit by stormy weather or seasickness, a ferry can be more relaxing than a car or plane. But like anything […]

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Carers Club: The one-stop shop for unpaid carers

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a club for carers – that too-often invisible army of people who look after others in the community? Our social media editor Kate Davis-Holmes recently joined Virgin Care to work on content for their Carers Club. In this guest post, she tells us about the support Carers Club […]

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10 Reasons your kids will love Eroica Britannia (and so will you)

    Eroica Britannia, a cycling, lifestyle and family festival in Bakewell, Derbyshire, promises three full days of kid-friendly fun from 17-19 June. We asked Joanna Hunter, who helps out with this local festival, just what makes it so special. Over to Joanna: 1. It’s in the beautiful Great Outdoors We’re right in the heart […]

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BritMums Guide to: Paultons Park

Lifestyle blogger and BritMums Family Days Out Editor Kara Guppy of Chelseamamma.co.uk took her family to Paultons Park to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. Paultons Park, Ower, Romsey SO51 6AL www.paultonspark.co.uk If you are looking for a family friendly fun day out with under 10’s then this […]

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Why term-time holiday disputes need to disappear

There are a lot of problems in our schools. Oversubscribed classrooms. Failing schools. Teacher burnout. Crumbling facilities. Yet the Department of Education insists on focusing its limited budget and energy fighting against parents who take their children out during term-time. It’s a wasteful, ridiculous distraction and wrongheaded in its conception. (Read about the recent court […]

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BritMums guide to: Chessington World of Adventures

Lifestyle and Travel blogger Alice Langley from Project: Wanderlust took her family to Chessington World of Adventures to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. Chessington World of Adventures, Leatherhead Rd, Chessington KT9 2NE www.chessington.com Chessington has always been our family park of choice. With rides ranging from the […]

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BritMums guide to: Thorpe Park

In this new series from BritMums, our bloggers bring you the latest from the UK’s best theme parks. In these posts you’ll discover what types of families the different parks suit, the things we loved and the things we  would like to see changed.  BritMums Editor Nadine Hill, her husband and kids went to Thorpe […]

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The all new Land of the Lions at London Zoo

Last week the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the new Asiatic lion exhibit, Land of the Lions, at London Zoo and this week we were lucky enough to be one of the first to visit. We entered Land of the Lions through a grand stone archway and was immediately in awe of what was ahead […]

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Family skiing in Colorado

Friends often told us we would love a family skiing holiday but, for many years, we weren’t sure. We kept promising ourselves we would all learn together but never took the plunge, making excuses about creaking joints and past injuries. Our son eventually learned to ski on a school trip to Italy at the age of […]

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Tips on travelling to Morocco with a baby

Jessica Brown blogs about parenting, travel and lifestyle at Jessica Loves and shares her tips with us for taking a baby to Morocco! “Boarding our easyJet flight to Morocco we instantly noticed there were no other children, let alone babies, on board. Hmmm. Both sets of grandparents remained uncharacteristically quiet following our announcement of a […]

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5 of the best things to do in Cornwall with a toddler

Jo Addison is a Mum of 2 little boys and blogger about baby and toddler friendly holidays. Here she shares her 5 unmissable things to do in Cornwall with the kids. Over to Jo… Cornwall is a great place to go on holiday with a toddler: there are amazing beaches and loads of toddler friendly […]

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