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Exploring Costa Barcelona for family travel

Tapas. Wine. Culture. All travellers to Barcelona know they can expect these things when they arrive in the city. But the capital of the Catalunya is also a fantastic jumping-off point to the rest of the region and what it has to offer families.  BritMums is going with a group of bloggers to Costa Barcelona (as the […]

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Family travel: 8 great geekcations around the world

Travel writer Mark Frary takes us through 8 great geekcations to take with kids around the world… I’ll admit it – I’m a bit of a geek. I studied astrophysics at university and old habits die hard. When it comes to holidays, I’m always keen to add an educational angle, particularly if there’s a bit of science […]

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Review: The 5* luxury spa experience for families at Elounda Resort, Crete

Kids and spa aren’t usually two words you associate with each other, but at the Elounda resort in Crete, your children can experience the Six Senses Kids package while you soak up the sun or have some spa time of your own. Nestled between the Bay of Mirabello and olive grove covered hills, Elounda is […]

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African safari for less: 9 money-saving tips for families

Here at BritMums we’ve been dreaming of going on African safari for several years. Rosanne Cobb, the safari expert and leader of the team at Abambo Travel, is here to make it easier than ever, with these money-saving tips for families. An ex-teacher, she is also founder of the Safari Awards and editor of the Good Safari Guide. […]

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Ever wondered if a family cruise is for you?

Have you ever wondered if a family cruise is for you? Do you want to know more about what cruise companies offer for families of all ages onboard? Are you interested to see what the inside of a cruise ship really looks like? We sent two family travel bloggers for a day of fun filled […]

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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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