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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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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,…

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10 Stately Homes Every Period Drama Obsessive Should Visit

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January 26, 2021

There’s nothing like losing yourself in the world of a good period drama. From the lavish costumes and good-looking actors to the dramatic and romantic storylines, they’re escapism at its finest. 

The one thing that unites them all? Stunning stately homes with acres of perfectly-landscaped grounds, grand dining halls and…

Kingfisher


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Destination UK

Stour Valley Way – Kingfisher Barn to Throop Mill

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January 15, 2021

One of our favourite walks of the first lockdown was the Stour Valley Way.

We still have much to explore along this designated footpath as it follows the entire 64 mile course of this magnificent river that runs from Stourhead Park in Somerset to Christchurch Harbour in Dorset.

With lockdown 3.0…

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How to choose the right suitcase for you

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January 10, 2021

A suitcase may seem like a simple product, you load your stuff in, zip it up and boom – you’re ready for your holiday.

However, there are many different types of vintage luggage to choose from and the best really depends on what you want to use it for.

We travel…

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Destination UK

My Most Read Posts of 2020

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January 6, 2021

As a travel blog, with a distinct lack of travel for 2020, I was worried about a lack of content for this year.

In fact, my blog as had more views this year than any other as people searched for things to do in my local area, with one post…

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4 Effective Ways of Planning a Vacation on a Tight Budget

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January 4, 2021

The year 2020 goes down the book of records as one of the most challenging years ever experienced in history. Even as the world welcomes the New Year 2021, the massive impacts of Coronavirus are still fresh. The disease has left people’s pockets dry and many people suffering from…

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