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10 literary experiences for World Book Day

Chalk it up to our great English literary history or the popularity of modern authors, but more than half of British holidaymakers would visit a literary attraction on holiday in England, new research from VisitEngland shows. One in four Brits visited a literary location in England during a holiday break in the last year. The same […]

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10 tips when renting a family holiday villa

With only one month left of winter, thoughts are turning to lighter nights and holiday sunshine! To please all the family members of varying ages, a villa might be just the ticket. Holidaying with grandparents, another family or just the teenagers? Nadine Mellor from i-escape explains why a villa is a great solution. Over to […]

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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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Loved Planet Earth II? Now experience it yourself

If, as with our family, Sir David Attenborough’s recent planet Earth II series was required viewing on a Sunday night, you are probably being pestered right now to go and see some of that amazing wildlife face-to-face. Here, on an episode-by-episode basis, are some of the places you can get up close to. Islands For […]

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15 hacks to replace screen time with family time #sponsored

Something is coming between parents and their children, a new study shows — gadgets, phones and tablets are getting in the way of family time in day-to-day life. The study, commissioned by Discover Ferries, the body representing ferry operators, found the average family spends just 3 weeks of real quality time together each year and […]

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How we made our dreams come true

How one BritMums blogger dared to dream and made her family’s Christmas wish come true. Karen Bleakley, blogger at Tales of a Twin Mum has also created a new website to help people migrate to Australia, as she did. Here’s her story… A dream without a plan is just a wish. It’s that time of […]

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Win a family break in Kensington with Royal Garden Hotel! *ad*

  The best family city break holidays combine the luxury of being pampered and getting away from it all while providing family-friendly comfort that puts everyone at ease. The Royal Garden Hotel recognises families want time together as well as the opportunity to relax separately – with some independence for the kids and grown-up time […]

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10 places you must visit in 2017

It is at this time of year that thoughts start to turn to where to go for next year’s big holidays. While some of us like the tried and tested route of going back to the same hotel year-in, year-out – and I say there’s nothing wrong with that – some of us like to […]

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Jennifer Howze presenting the BGTW Awards

  The British Guild of Travel Writers is the UK’s illustrious membership organisation for travel writers, and BritMums is delighted to have an alliance with it. The top parent blogger organisation and the leading organisation for travel media professionals — we think it makes sense! BritMums cofounders Susanna Scott and Jennifer Howze are proud personally to be […]

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It’s not too late: 20 ideas for getting away for October half term

October half term is upon us and many parents are thinking about slipping in a cheeky holiday before the run-up to Christmas but are wondering if things are still available. As it turns out, it’s not too late to book something and there are deals to be had. Autumnal weather doesn’t mean that going abroad […]

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BritMums Guide to: Alton Towers

Travel blogger Gretta Schifano of Mums do travel took her family to Alton Towers to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. If you’re after a theme park with something for all ages, Alton Towers is a great option. The park is in the grounds of a ruined gothic […]

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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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