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Destination UK

Where to head offsite to in Dorset during Camp Bestival

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March 7, 2016

Camp Bestival is always the highlight of our year and there is so much to see and do onsite over four days that there is no need to go offsite at all. However, Dorset is my home county and I understand those coming from farther afield may be keen…


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Destination UK

The Tudor's are coming to Camp Bestival

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March 6, 2016

Camp Bestival has already announced a universally joyous array of astronutters including Fatboy Slim, Tears for Fears, Jess Glynne, Katy B, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, Arrested Development, Dick and Dom, Mr Tumble and many more who will be joining them at Space Camp Lulworth this July 28-31. And with a whole galaxy…


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Family Friendly

My Sunday Photo – 6th March 2016

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March 6, 2016

I love the beach in winter!
It may be on the chilly side but you have the whole beach to yourself to play on, find treasures or just blow the cobwebs away!


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Destination UK

My Sunday Photo – 28th February 2016

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February 28, 2016

Thomas the Tank Engine is Sebastian’s favourite toy and he loves reading the stories with us at home, pointing out the characters as we go.
Yesterday we surprised him with a trip to Thomasland and meeting Sir Topam Hatt and winning a James cuddly toy train really made his day…


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Destination

Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble

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February 25, 2016

Marvel families unite! For the first time ever, iconic Marvel Super Heroes and villains will be brought to life in a spectacular live action family arena show, when Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble touches down in the UK this September.
This show is taking the live entertainment experience to a…


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Family Friendly UK

Grisnoir Guest House, Guernsey – Review

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February 25, 2016

On our way back from France we decided to make a stop to explore the island of Guernsey and booked to stay overnight in the Grisnoir Guest House.
We arrived very late as our Ferry had been cancelled due to bad weather and we had to take the Condor Clipper…


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Destination Europe

Things you should know when Driving in France

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February 22, 2016

The thought of driving in France filled me with dread before we started our holiday and when our ferry was delayed and we ended up arriving in France in the dark I was even less confident.
Before you leave for France there is a checklist of 11 things you must…


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Europe Family Friendly

How to Survive a Ferry journey with Kids

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February 18, 2016

I hadn’t been on a ferry since I was at school until last weekend and I was quite blase about it, after all I had never been unwell aboard a boat.
When we arrived in Poole harbour to board, what is affectionately known locally as the vomit comet, I started…


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Destination Europe

Staying at Eco-Gites of Lenault

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February 15, 2016

My husband is fascinated by World War II and can often be found watching documentaries or reading books on the subject and he has passed his fascination on to the teen, who is also studying it for his history GCSE.
Hubby has been dropping hints abut visiting Normandy to see…


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Giveaways

Help Mum Sleep Sound on the Move this Mother's Day

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February 12, 2016

Are you stuck for ideas for Mother’s day?
Check out these gifts from Go Travel, that are perfect for busy mums who are often on the move?
Fragrance Atomiser – £9.99

A perfect accompanying gift to a bottle of perfume, Go Travel’s Fragrance Atomiser allows you to have your favourite perfume with…

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