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Destination UK

Places to visit with the kids in Dorset for free

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May 8, 2021

Did you know that 44% of the area of Dorset is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

If you are a keen walker, there are thousands of footpaths and bridle ways to explore, but often kids need something extra to keep them interested and there are plenty of…

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Destination Europe

Going On A Summer Holiday In A Large Group

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April 29, 2021

If you are going on holiday in a big group then finding accommodation can prove to be a lot more difficult than usual. There are many hurdles in your way. Firstly you have to ensure the costs don’t rise too substantially because there is more of you. In addition…

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Destination UK

Dorset: A visit to Tout Quarry Nature Reserve and Sculpture Park

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April 20, 2021

Now that we are allowed to travel farther afield, we have been busy exploring some new parts of our home county of Dorset.

Isaac is currently studying rocks in Geography in school and asked us if we could visit a quarry, so we took home to Tout Quarry which is…

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Destination USA

7 Things To Consider Before Booking An American Vacation In 2021

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April 20, 2021

After the struggles that we’ve all faced since the start of 2020, the thought of a vacation is sweeter than ever. The United States has always been one of the most popular destinations on the planet, and this may be the perfect time to plan your trip. However, you…

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Destination UK

Dorset Instagram Spots – Great places to take photo’s in East Dorset

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April 12, 2021

The county of Dorset sits on an area of outstanding natural beauty, making us spoiled for choice with brilliant spots for that perfect instagram shot.

Of course, different spots are better during different season’s, so here are a list of some of our favourites in the east of the county.

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Destination UK

Dorset: Exploring the caves at Winspit

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April 7, 2021

Last week we discovered the Dinosaur footprints near Swanage and on our walk to the southwest coast path, we spied some caves that we knew the kids would love to explore.

Winspit is an old disused quarry on the coastal cliffs near Worth Matravers, which provided building materials for many…

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Destination Europe

AD: How to travel when you have allergies

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April 7, 2021

Allergies can be a big issue when travelling, especially abroad, however, travel is still possible, by planning ahead and taking precautions.

Firstly, do you have a clear idea of what it is that you are allergic to?

Allergy testing is a must as it gives you the right information to better manage your…

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Destination UK

Dorset: Finding Dinosaur Footprints and Dancing Ledge

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March 29, 2021

Living on the Jurassic Coast, we are spoiled with some fantastic coastal scenery and the chance to find fossils on some of our walks, but did you know that you can also find dinosaur footprints, in not just one, but two locations?

One set of these are within the BH…

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Destination Europe

Puy du Fou España opening on 27th March

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March 18, 2021

Travelling seems a world away after a year in lockdown, but with the vaccine rollout going well, ours thoughts have turned to the possibility of a holiday later in the year.

One of our favourite holidays of the last couple of years was a visit to Puy Du Fou in…

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10 fun ways to get the kids out the house during half-term in lockdown

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February 8, 2021

It is just under a week until half term and we are looking forward to a week with no homeschooling.

We always go away for February half term, or at least book in some fun, family days out, but this year is very different now that we are in lockdown,…

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