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A visit to the Wild Place Project in Bristol

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November 10, 2020

We have wanted to visit the Wild Place Project in Bristol for some time, so during our holiday to Somerset, we planned a trip to see Kian and take the kids there for a day out.

The Wild Place Project is a wildlife conservation park in South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom,…

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Our stay at Rose Cottage, Glastonbury

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November 6, 2020

During the half term holiday we took a much needed break, hopping over the Dorset border to explore Somerset.

When we travel, we always look to stay in a holiday cottage or apartment as it gives the kids more space than a hotel room and we found a gorgeous holiday…

Volvo XC90


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4 Tips For A Smooth Road Trip In Scotland

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November 5, 2020

A trip around Scotland is destined to be good fun. The country became populated over 12,000 years ago, and as such, there’s a lot of historical and cultural sights to unfold. 

Experiencing Scotland by car is the best way to see what this country has to offer. As it gives…

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A Family visit to Fleet Air Arm Museum

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October 28, 2020

With Kian at university at Bristol, we often drive past Fleet Air Arm Museum and say to ourselves that we must visit.

Today was finally the day that we did!!

The Fleet Air Arm Museum is devoted to the history of British naval aviation and boasts Europe’s largest naval aviation collection.

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Marwell Zoo


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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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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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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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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…

Corfe Castle


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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…

Doors


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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…

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