Visiting Ironbridge with children

Sarah Ebner, who blogs at School Gate for The Times (subscription required), recently travelled to Shropshire with her family. Here, she describes what makes it a fun family getaway. Beautiful scenery, lots to do and great fun. What wasn’t there to like about our holiday in Shropshire? Oh yes, the rain. But let’s go back…

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Travel Round-up: Winter fun and a Wild West road trip

It’s tempting during the winter months to stay inside, keep warm and hibernate for a while, dreaming of summer holidays with blue skies and sandy beaches. But family trips out during the colder months can be great fun as long as everyone is dressed for the weather. Chris, from Thinly Spread, took her family for…

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Travel Round-up: Shopping in Germany, skiing in Austria and playing in Orlando

Now that Christmas is over, it’s rather nice to have a little look back at a few of the festive trips which were taken within the blogging community during December. Susanna (A Modern Mother) spent a fabulous weekend at the Legoland Windsor Resort Hotel. It’s worth keeping this in mind for a family treat next Christmas as…

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Review: We chill with Disney on Ice

Let’s face it: the holidays are a time to give yourself over to all kinds of amusements. Such as cartoon characters in spangly costumes jumping through the air. The appeal of ice skating has gained wider appreciation with shows like Dancing on Ice (soon to return), but since girlhood I’ve adored the stretch of Spandex,…

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The baby and the backpack

  Zoe Armstrong, a single parent of a toddler was determined not to let her marital status stop her from travelling so she took herself off to Paris with toddler in tow and she was successful. Read on and be inspired by her will to succeed. It is written: travelling (alone) with a young child…

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