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A Day In Birmingham Christmas Shopping

** Collaborative Post. I was gifted spending money from Hotels.com to complete my trip but all views and opinions are my own. Recently I took a day trip to Birmingham to complete some Christmas shopping and to see what the city has to offer in the way of a decent attraction for shopping this  ...

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Silverstone Experience : Review

As a child, my life was regularly influenced by motorsports. I have fond memories of weekends spent watching F1 races with my Dad cheering on my favourite Damon Hill. As a teenager, my Dad pursued his own racing career and winning the Ford XR3 Challenge with me going along to spectate and enjoy  ...

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Pumpkin Picking near Shropshire 2019

I’ll be honest, we’ve never been pumpkin picking before we’ve previously just chosen to pick up our pumpkins at the local supermarket. The kids get much more enjoyment carving them rather than displaying them so we can get through quite a few in a short period of time. Last  ...

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A Day At South Lakes Safari Zoo

Having holidayed a couple of times in the Lake District over the years one place I had been eager to visit but never got round to it was South Lakes Safari Zoo. Finally, on our most recent visit we finally got there, they always say “good things come to those who wait” and they  ...

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A Day At Dudley Zoo

Recently I took the kids to Dudley Zoo, a fair-sized Zoological Garden located in Dudley, West Midlands. A 15-minute drive from either junction 10 or junction 9 of the M6 (depending on which direction you were arriving from). Our Visit to Dudley Zoo The Grounds Entry to the Zoo is very fair, we  ...

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Trentham Monkey Forest, Stoke On Trent: Review

Shortly before the recent Half Term, I came across a post on Facebook from Trentham Monkey Forest, announcing the arrival of a new baby Barbary Macaque. Later in the day, after a bit more investigation I discovered there were in fact 3 new babies born, the first babies born at the Monkey Forest  ...

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Newport Carnival – June 2019

I’m very fond of the little town I live in, we’ve lived here for 18 months now but I can’t see myself leaving here ever. Everywhere I turn there is amazing community spirit, the people are amazingly friendly and the events happening during the year here, are something not to  ...

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10 Reasons We To Choose To Holiday In The UK

You will no doubt have seen on my blog that we do enjoy taking holidays, but we don’t leave the UK (with exception to a day 5 holiday in Tenerife 4 years ago). But every other holiday has been in the UK. Everyone has different reasons to go on holiday, regardless if you are staying in the  ...

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