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A Visit The Royal Mews – Buckingham Palace during COVID19 Restrictions

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October 23, 2020

Last month we visited Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and most famously, the much beloved home of Queen Elizabeth II and some of her family.

The kids have been fascinated by the royal family ever since, so last weekend we headed to The Royal…

Marwell Zoo


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Destination UK

5 Fabulous days out with kids in Hampshire for October half term

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October 21, 2020

Finding things to do with the kids in half term feels more tricky this year. Firstly, you need to find something that keeps them entertained, but more importantly than ever, this year you need to find somewhere that feels safe.

I have put together a list of fabulous days out…

Winchester Science Centre


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Destination UK

Exploring the brand new sound and hearing exhibition at Winchester Science Centre

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October 18, 2020

We a huge fans of Winchester Science Centre, the leading science and discovery centre in the south of England, with the UK’s largest standalone Planetarium, so we were very excited to learn that they have just undergone a huge makeover and we were invited along for one of the…


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Destination UK

Meeting the Burrowing Owls at the Hawk Conservancy Trust

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October 14, 2020

As the kids get older, finding fun days out for them gets more of a challenge, but one last weekend got the official thumbs up from my 3 as the “BEST DAY EVER”

We visited the Hawk Conservancy Trust and enjoyed a magical day exploring their 22 acres of woodland…

Marwell Zoo


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Destination UK

Last chance to meet giant fearsome creatures at Marwell Zoo this October half term

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October 9, 2020

TAKE your mini monsters to Marwell Zoo this October half term for the last chance to see its larger than life toy brick adventure SUPERSIZED!

The world exclusive event featuring more than two million toy bricks is on display alongside the zoo’s hundreds of exotic and endangered animals until 1…

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Rest of the World

Pack Light, but Pack Right: Preparing for Long-Haul Travel

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October 7, 2020

Whether you are going on a day trip or a quick vacation somewhere you’ve got to pack light but you’ve got to pack right. While most people overpack for the simplest journeys, when you are undergoing a long-haul journey or going travelling for a long time, you’ve got to…

Corfe Castle


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Destination Family Friendly UK

Where to find your perfect holiday destination in Dorset

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October 6, 2020

Lockdown has many of us itching to get away as soon as it’s safe, and one of the easiest ways to have a mini-holiday, while avoiding the uncertainty of international travel, is to keep it domestic!

The UK is full to the brim of beautiful destinations, perfect for slipping away…

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Destination Europe

Interrailing During A Pandemic: What You Need to Know

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October 2, 2020

Interrail is one of the best ways to see more of Europe. With an interrail travel pass, you can visit 40,000 destinations in 33 countries, creating the European adventure that you want, and the chance to have a truly flexible break. It’s a cost-effective and safe way to travel…

Doors


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Destination UK

Keeping The Neighbours Happy When You Own An Airbnb Property

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September 30, 2020

Airbnb has proven to be quite a controversial app over the last few years. While it provides people with the opportunity to rent out their own places and find accommodation affordably, a lot of people are concerned about the impact that apps like this can have on a local…

Catania


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Destination Europe

The Magic of Sicily

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September 29, 2020

Sicily, the largest island in Italy and the Mediterranean Sea, is the remnant of a land bridge that once connected Europe and Africa. Because of this special position, between two continents, Sicily has been a rewarding destination for many peoples in the past. Over the years, many cultural monuments…

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