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Finding Hogwarts at Lacock Abbey

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September 6, 2020

Harry Potter is a huge deal in our house and now that we are able to travel a little farther afield, I was keen to take the kids to see some of the filming locations.

Lacock Abbey is set in Wiltshire and is famously the birthplace of photography in the…

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Review: Wookey Hole Hotel, Wookey Hole and COVID19 Restrictions

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September 2, 2020

Working all the way through COVID19 has felt like a bit of a slog, and we booked some much needed time off before the kids go back to school next week.

Wookey Hole came up in my timehop for back in July and the kids all expressed an interest in…

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Taking the Go Ape Challenge during COVID19 restrictions

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August 24, 2020

Last year we visited Go Ape in Southampton to take on their Tree Top Adventure challenge.

Situated in Itchen Valley, Go Ape Southampton is one of their highest adventures in the south designed for kids and they loved it last year, but Isaac is my fearless one and…

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Visiting Corfe Castle during COVID19 restrictions

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August 11, 2020
Corfe Castle is one of our favourite local places to visit, so as we started emerging out of lockdown it was the first place we looked into visiting.
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Visiting Weymouth Sealife Centre during COVID19 restrictions

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August 5, 2020

As local annual pass members, Weymouth SeaLife Centre is normally a regular day out for us throughout the year, so when we heard they were re-opening their doors we were keen to visit.

The first thing to note, is that pre-booking tickets is now essential, you cannot just turn up…

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A family visit to see SUPERSIZED at Marwell

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August 2, 2020
Our visit to Marwell Zoo to see their new SUPERSIZED brick event, featuring 30 brick models of curious real-life creatures in 25 locations around the zoo
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Best Holidays to Go on in the British Isles During the Pandemic

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August 1, 2020

Now travel restrictions have been lifted in the United Kingdom, people can go on holiday once more. However, this prospect isn’t as appealing as it was before, particularly because 14-day quarantines are being enforced for people who are returning from trips in various countries like Spain. Many tourists have…

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