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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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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…

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6 Eco-Friendly Holiday Tips

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January 2, 2021

As 2021 begins, you are probably hoping to make plans for the rest of the year however, as the Coronavirus pandemic is still very much present and the issue of climate change is also something of a controversial topic, you might be wondering if you’ll ever get to go…

Eliza-Valencia


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Our Travel Highlights of 2020

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December 30, 2020

We have a history of leaving holiday plans to the last minute and after ending 2019 on visiting the location that was top of my bucket list, I had no idea how we were going to beat it.

Our travel highlights of 2019 included visits to France, Ireland, North Wales…

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How To Have A Pleasant Experience Sightseeing In Ireland

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December 7, 2020

Taking a trip to Ireland is an excellent way to spend your time and money. There’s a lot to see and do so you’re sure to be blown away by all the fun there is to be had.

Sightseeing is a must, and you should make time to do so…

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A peaceful walk around Arne Nature Reserve

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November 26, 2020

We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world, with plenty of beautiful places to visit on our doorstep.

Last weekend, we headed to Wareham to visit Arne Nature Reserve.

Arne is situated on the west hand side of Poole Harbour and celebrated for its lowland…

Wild Place Project


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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…

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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…

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