12 Things for families to do on the north Norfolk Coast

California’s northern counties. There are wide sandy beaches that go on for miles, spectacular coastline, abundant wildlife and seaside communities. Norfolk even has surfers! Like the Northern California coast, there’s an untouched ruggedness and tranquility that eventually gets found out by the masses. Dubbed Cotswolds-by-the-Coast because of the amount of Farrow & Ball that has been used in…

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The best of Cambridge with kids, according to family travel bloggers

  You won’t be short of things to do when you visit the historic city of Cambridge no matter what time of year. From punting on the River Cam to visiting the colleges – children – especially older ones – will be just as awed by the uni atmosphere as the majestic architecture. And if history isn’t your…

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London with family: Bloggers’ top 15 places to visit

London is such a wonderful place to visit with the family. From the world’s top museums, parks and open spaces, tourist attractions, shopping to hidden gems, we are spoilt with choice. As part of our sponsored project with the Royal Garden Hotel to promote their new Family Explorer Package, we asked top family bloggers to share their favourite…

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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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Book Club: The Pursuit of Happiness by Ruth Whipman

I really wanted to like this book. The whole idea of the act of chasing happiness having the adverse affect intrigues me. After all, who doesn’t want to be happy? Aren’t we all on that journey? But I found the author got in my way. Having spent half my life in the US, her sweeping…

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Family-friendly Napa: 7 things to do

Dreaming of visiting Napa Valley’s legendary wine country, but not sure you should bring the kids? Won’t they get restless while you go on and on about wine? What if they start pulling each other’s hair and in their best annoying voice start asking if it’s time to GO HOME? Admittedly many opt to leave the kids at home when visiting…

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