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Destination UK

First Acts Announced for Camp Bestival 2016

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December 4, 2015

Last week we were super excited with the announcement that the theme for Camp Bestival was Outer Space and we have already started planning our fancy dress and we are over the moon (get it) with the first wave of acts that have been announced today.
There appears to be plenty…


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Reviews

Is your car ready for winter?

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December 1, 2015

It’s coming up to that time of year now, where the roads are becoming increasingly harder to navigate because of rain, ice, wind and lately, even fog!
At the weekend I was happily motoring up the M3 on the way to LaplandUK and the wind was so strong it literally…

Kids pass


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Family Friendly

Save money on family days out with Kids Pass!

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November 19, 2015

Being a family with six children, family days out can be extremely expensive.
A few weeks ago I was introduced to Kids Pass, a fantastic new savings app which allows you and your family to benefit from some fantastic savings at the UK’s top attractions, restaurants and cinemas!
A staggering 380,000+ members…

Swimfin


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Swimfin – the holiday essential for inexperienced swimmers

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November 18, 2015

Are you planning on taking your child on a winter sunshine break, or are travelling within the UK to somewhere with a pool and have a non or poor swimmer?
I would like to introduce you to SwimFin which is an AWESOME swimming aid that is loads of fun for children and…


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Destination UK

Is it time for you to visit Poole?

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November 13, 2015

Poole is my home but it is often seen as the poor neighbour to Bournemouth, when in fact it has so many interesting places to visit and is also home to some of the most expensive houses in the UK.
Last week we attended an event at the Thistle Hotel…


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Giveaways

Show your child the world with Lonely Planet Kids!

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November 10, 2015

This month Lonely Planet Kids published four new travel books – You Rule, The Travel Book, Adventures Around the Globe and How to become an International Spy and I have one set of the four books to giveaway to one lucky reader!!
The Travel Book covers every country in the world with…

Premier Inn


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Destination UK

Premier Inn Epsom Central Review

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November 9, 2015

Over the half term holiday we made plans to visit Chessington World of Adventures as well as central London, so to save two long journeys we decided to book a hotel as a base for a night.
As a larger than average family budget hotels are normally our first port…


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My Top Ten Tips on Travelling with Kids!

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November 3, 2015

It is no secret that travelling with kids can be difficult, especially if you are on public transport of some kind and have other passengers to consider.
Being a mum of six, I have seen it all. Been delayed for hours in a crowded airport, trying to stop a toddler…


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Family Friendly

The Great Big Christmas Days Out Linky!

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October 27, 2015

It is that time of year when parents with young children are thinking about where to take them to visit Father Christmas.
If like us you dream of taking them to Lapland but funds don’t allow, tell us where you recommend (or don’t) taking the small people for a magical…


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Destination Family Friendly UK

The Magic of Christmas is here!

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October 21, 2015

LaplandUK, the UK’s immersive theatrical Christmas experience for children, is pleased to announce tickets to this year’s magical event are on sale now.
With less than 100 days to go before Christmas day, the public will be able to book tickets to visit Father’s Christmas’ mythical Arctic homeland on the Windsor Estate,…

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