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To France and back again – Travelling tips

To France and back again – Travelling tips

We fell in love with France last year and we did the thing we always said we would not do, we came back again this year. We even visited one of the same sites as last year. I have always felt it is a big world and we need to see as much of it as possible but France has made me change this way of thinking and I would happily go back again next year. I am by far…

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Caravanning with children

Caravanning with children

Last summer we headed off to France for a couple of weeks towing the caravan. Dylan was 7 years old and Matilda 16 months. We have always camped and we had long weekends away with the caravan but France was the longest time we had been away with the caravan. I thought it would be worth sharing some of the things I have learnt from taking the children away on a caravan holiday. I am sure plenty of people have…

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Camping we will go – recommended campsites

Camping we will go – recommended campsites

With the recommendations of campsites and caravan sites from a group I help administrate called ‘family days local places to go in South Wales’ the following list has been produced. The list is made up of mainly campsites in Wales but we have a few others in the mix that needed to be mentioned. I have popped links on for the website’s so you can click on any you that you may fancy. The list is in no particular order just simply…

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Bluestone – No such thing as bad weather

Bluestone – No such thing as bad weather

It rained and rained then rained some more. From the second we arrived till the second we left it rained but as my husband always tells me “there is no such thing as bad weather just inappropriate clothing”. Well the wellies and waterproofs got put very much to the test at Bluestone but do you know what? It did not spoil a single second. With so much to do and see it really did not bother us. Bluestone very kindly…

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Carry on caravanning

Carry on caravanning

We have always camped. For years it has always been in tents but last year we decided it was time to upgrade to a caravan. Don’t get me wrong I love a tent but I was so tired of all the packing of bags and trying to organise the kit in the tent. We wanted to get abroad and simply cannot afford the prices; this seemed like the only way we could do it. We love getting closer to nature,…

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