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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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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Norway’s capital city is just a two hour flight from the UK. Making it a great option for a weekender. Having visited this beautiful, vibrant and unique city three times I thought I’d share the ten reasons why you should put Oslo on your must see list. 10 Reasons to Visit Oslo The Art Oslo’s most famous artist Edvard Munch is much celebrated and he even has his own museum,…

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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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Recently we visited the lovely city of Leicester to experience some of the wonderful Christmas events on offer over the festive period. We had such a great day! After ice skating in Jubilee Square, taking a ride on the Wheel of Light, shopping at the Christmas Market and seeing the brilliant Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at De Montfort Hall, we were well and truly ready for some tea! With…

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