• Get Ready for Southport Pleasureland’s Day of the Dead Festival | November 2nd 2019

    23rd October 2019

    Disclaimer: We are attending the event free of charge in return for coverage on this blog. Get ready for the Day of the Dead festival at Southport Pleasureland on 2nd November 2019. This traditional Mexican festival will bring friends and family together for one night only, transforming Southport Pleasureland into a Mexican wonderland with delicious…

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  • Statue of william wilberforce outside wilberforce house museum

    AD | A Weekend in Hull – The UK’s City of Culture 2017

    18th October 2019

    Disclaimer: We were invited to Hull by Visit Hull who paid for our food, accommodation and the activities we did during the weekend. I was not asked to share a blog post and all thoughts are my own. Last weekend we were invited to the city of Hull by Visit Hull to experience everything this…

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  • Winter Wonderland – Winter family trip to London

    10th September 2019

    The winter school break offers some unique challenges that are not relevant to the summer months. For one thing, it’s a lot colder, which means outdoor activities are not quite as in-demand. However, one annual winter tradition that has been delighting Londoners and tourists alike for years now is the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, which…

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  • Nicola alongside wax figure of David Attenborough

    A Fun Day Out at Madame Tussauds, Blackpool | AD

    7th August 2019

    Blackpool is one of my favourite destinations in the North West when I’m looking for sun, sea, sand and fun filled family entertainment. We recently had a fantastic day out at Coral Island, and I’ve spoken previously about my love of Blackpool’s beach, its piers, the trams and the Pleasure Beach, so I was thrilled…

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  • Renault Captur parked outside the green Carlyle caravan in Wemyss Bay Holiday Park

    5 Tips for Driving Safely this Summer

    11th July 2019

    It’s less than a week until we finally hit the summer holidays. Six long weeks of family time, road trips and fingers crossed, lots of sunny weather! Are you off on your holidays once the kids break up? We have a couple of trips planned, including a road trip to the other side of the…

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  • me and Dexter outside coral island with blackpool tower peering over us

    A Fun Filled Family Friendly Day Out in Coral Island, Blackpool | AD

    15th April 2019

    Lancashire has got so much to offer families in terms of fantastic days out and one of our favourite places to take our toddler is Blackpool. Blackpool is one of those seaside towns that’s a little rough around the edges, but these edges are invisible to our toddler who only sees the flashing lights, huge…

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  • Days Out: Thinktank Museum, Birmingham

    21st February 2019

    In November, Visit Birmingham invited us to the UK’s second city to show us exactly what it had to offer. As part of this trip we visited Thinktank Museum, an award winning science museum perfect for families.

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