Hyatt Place


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Destination UK

Review: Hyatt Place London City East 

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June 28, 2022

Back in January, we stayed in the Hyatt House Hotel in Manchester and had such a good experience, that when we started looking for a hotel in London for my birthday, the Hyatt chain was our first port of call.

We had tickets to see Ed Sheeran at Wembley and…

FGW


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Review: Fantastically Great Women The Musical

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June 10, 2022

This week we headed to Lighthouse Poole to see a new musical Fantastically Great Women the Musical

Based on the book Fantastically Great Women That Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst, the musical begins with a group of teachers running through the audience, trying to round up their class so…

New College Cloisters


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Finding the Harry Potter filming locations in Oxford

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May 31, 2022

We are a family of Harry Potter fans and during our visit to the Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London, we were introduced to some new filming locations to visit.

Yesterday we visited The Story Museum in Oxford, so decided to tie in a visit to the Harry Potter filming…

Holiday


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Destination Rest of the World

10 Reasons To Plan A Holiday

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May 14, 2022

Holidays and travel have been on the backburner for most people in the last couple of years. Between the pandemic and the rising cost of living, people are choosing to spend more time saving before they go anywhere or do anything. So, planning for holidays is becoming more and…

Kaboom


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Destination UK

KA-BOOM! The Art of Creating Comics at The Story Museum

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May 2, 2022

The Story Museum in Oxford will inspire children to become the next generation of comic creators with their exhibition KA-BOOM! The Art of Creating Comics. Presented in partnership with three iconic British publishers – The Phoenix, Rebellion and Beano – the exhibition will bring together characters from across different…

HMS-Belfast-Captain


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Destination UK

48 Hours in Slough

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April 15, 2022

When is comes to a UK staycation, Slough isn’t up there as a popular tourist destination, however, it is a brilliant base for exploring the delights of the surrounding area.

We were invited to stay at the Residence Inn in Slough for two nights and took the opprtunity to explore…

Brickosaurs Marwell


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Hampshire: BRICKOSAURS! Evolution at Marwell Zoo

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April 12, 2022

Marwell Zoo is one of our most visited local attractions, as there is so much to do and see, that the kids don’t get bored.

Now, for 2022, they have a world-first collection of 55 prehistoric creatures made using more than 2 million toy bricks – BRICKOSAURS! Evolution.

Step back in…

Kids-Tent


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Family Friendly

How To Entertain Kids While You Camp

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April 12, 2022

There is nothing more stressful for a parent than parenting on a holiday. Taking the kids away and all of the organisation that goes with that is a lot of work for parents. There’s going to be a day that you will be bundling the kids up and going…

Travel with kids


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Family Friendly

Best Baby Monitor App when Travelling with Kids

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April 3, 2022

Traveling with kids can be challenging, but at the same time is the most rewarding and eye-opening experience. It is essential to be prepared before departure. Make a list of everything you need the most. Avoid overpacking. Don’t pack too many toys and unnecessary stuff, try to focus on…


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Giveaways

Giveaway: Towel-Up Towel Clip

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March 27, 2022

Have you ever experienced your bath or beach towel falling down at the wrong moment?

Introducing new Towel-Up, a unique plastic clip that stops a towel falling down when wrapped around the chest or waist.

This clever clip is perfect for both kids and adults, allowing you to walk from the shower to…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk