Category: UK

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Free Family Activity Exploring and Flying Kites at Sawley Abbey with our new Berghaus Coats

We love to get outdoors as a family but living in the North we seem to have one weather type, ‘cold and wet’, so finding warm and waterproof coats for our little adventurers is an absolute must.  When we were contacted to review the Berghaus Kids clothing range the answer was...

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Short break to Northern Ireland with children

From tales of giants to roped bridge walks through the cliffs and cities steeped in history, Northern Ireland offers so much and with a flight time of less then an hour away from mainland UK, it always surprises me that families continue to overlook Northern Ireland for a family travel...

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The Best Halal Afternoon Tea Choices in London

Afternoon Tea is a quintessentially English tradition and is upheld in its finest form in London.  As Muslim travellers we often do not consider afternoon tea as an option but there is something very decadent and luxurious about dressing up, enjoying traditional treats in gorgeous surroundings.  So we decided to compile all...

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo Review

Quirky characters, potions and a mission to help fight evil?  As I read the information about the Enchantment of Chester Zoo, it sounded more akin to a story line from a children’s but it is an interactive experience for families to enjoy.  The Enchantment of Chester Zoo, is the latest work...

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Darwin Forest Review: Peak District Lodges

Life can get really busy at times and after a few busy weeks at school and home, children and adults alike can be pretty run down and in need of a break from the norm.   We have returned home from a fantastic UK short break at Darwin Forest Country Park...

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Top 10 things to do in London with Teenagers

Even though my little adventurers are still young, we do lots of travelling with my older nieces and nephews, So I am always on the hunt for the best activities for children of all ages.  If you are in London with kids, tweens, teens or a group of adults, the...

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Best Halal Restaurants in Manchester

I am not really a foodie but I love to showcase as many different experiences as possible.  Manchester was my home and place of work for many years and will forever hold a special place in my heart (it was where I met Doc too).  Even after moving back to...

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Best Museums in Manchester for Children

Best Museums in Manchester for children Manchester is a great city and there is so much to see and do as a family and its sad that its often overlooked when people are visiting the UK.  Similarly to London, Manchester is jam packed with museums covering so many different areas...

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Review Life Science Centre Newcastle Review

As readers of the blog know, Doc is our resident scientist/geek/genius rolled into one.  Wherever we can we love to try to showcase days out which are fun, different and educational too.  On our recent visit to Newcastle we were looking for family friendly activities and discovered the Life Science Centre....