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Riverside Holiday Park

We recently spent the weekend at Riverside Holiday Park, Southport. My son wanted to go camping for his birthday so we took the motorhome an hour down the road and met up with a group of friends who were there…
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Tentsile Tree Tents

We’ve been really, really fortunate to receive a Tentsile Stingray tree tent to review. It looks amazing – everyone we meet asks about it when we’re using it – and it’s great fun, comfortable and versatile too. Who are Tentsile?…
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Our backpacking adventure: backpacking kit

Do you know how difficult it is to pack the right stuff for a week or backpacking during a typical English summer with two small children and no car? Just imagine how tricky it must be. Now let me tell you…
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Our backpacking adventure: Route

Last August I took leave of my senses completely and spent 6 nights backpacking in the south of the UK with my husband, our four year old and our seven year old. We decided that we’d like to see some…
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The new ŠKODA Octavia Scout

I love my job. Especially when I find myself holding the keys for a week long test drive of a fancy new car. In this instance, we were the proud testers of the ŠKODA Octavia Scout Estate. Our model was the…
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Five Backpacking Essentials

We’re off backpacking as a family soon and I’ll be honest – I’m nervous about it. Being wholly responsible for two small people is scary enough at home, but out in the big bad world with only whatever you can…
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Our Gypsy Wagon Weekend

  A few weeks ago I wrote about interesting alternative places to spend a night or two in the UK. So far I haven’t figured out how I can sleep in a lighthouse that doesn’t now look like a regular…
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#CheckOutThatView at Golden Hill Farm

This weekend we’ve been staying in an old style gypsy wagon, tucked away in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors. I’ll be publishing a series of blog posts about our stay here, but I really must share this photograph…
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Camping in the Forest: Beddgelert Camp Site

When you spend every day working at a computer and are feeling burnt out, Snowdonia is the place you need to take yourself off to for some serious relaxation. Beddgelert Camp Site is part of the Forest Holidays group and is set…
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