New Zealand Bucket List – Our Top 10 (Updated October 2018)

Since first visiting New Zealand in 2003, I have dreamt of returning. The stunning natural beauty, dramatic landscapes and culture made me fall in love with the country. When I met the two in We Travel in Threes, one of the first things he said to me on our first date was that New Zealand was his ultimate bucket list destination. We’ve been trying for over ten years to get…

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A day trip to the Peak District – Matlock Bath and Bakewell

We woke up on Easter Sunday having received an very generous visit from the Easter Bunny. We had also been paid a visit by spring! Having had the worse weather over the past few weeks, the sun was finally shining so we decided last minute to make the hours drive to the Peak District National Park. I’m ashamed to admit that even though we have this gorgeous part of the…

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8 great things to do in and around Matlock Bath with kids

We are fortunate to live just an hour’s drive from the magnificent Peak District National Park. Famed for its outstanding natural beauty, green moors and dales, steep gorges, country estates and quaint pretty villages this truly is a breathtaking part of the world. One of our favourite places to visit is Matlock Bath. Nestled in a steep gorge alongside the River Derwent this spa town is located right on the…

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One Day Family Friendly Amsterdam Itinerary

As a family who loves to travel we often take short weekend trips, both in the UK and in Europe. We are pretty good a cramming a weeks worth of sightseeing into just one or two days. During one trip to The Netherlands and Belgium we managed to visit Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam in just 36 hours! I thought I’d share with you how we spent 8 hours in Amsterdam…

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Exploring Dunster and walking the Tall Tree Trail – Somerset 

Over the October half term break we visited Butlins in Somerset for three nights. We were really keen to try and explore some of the area whilst we were down there. In reality though we got caught up in the Butlins bubble and didn’t leave the resort at all for three days. On the way home we decided we wanted to venture into the Exmoor National Park for the day.…

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