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The Shark Hotel at Thorpe Park Review


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The Shark Hotel at Thorpe Park Review

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August 9, 2016

The Shark Hotel at Thorpe Park is situated inside the resort itself and sits on the banks of an unexpectedly serene lake and is the perfect crash pad for thrill seekers who want two days of fun at the theme park.

A large model shark greets guests at reception and…

Beach fun


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Bournemouth Beach Safety with LV Kidzone

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August 3, 2016

Going to the beach with children can be a stressful experience, particularly in the school holiday’s when it is packed.
I have lived in Bournemouth for many years and am a big fan of the LV Kidzone scheme which runs through the school summer holidays was first launched back in 1996.
The…

Crealy


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Glamping at Crealy Meadows

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July 27, 2016

We enjoy camping, although choose to go somewhere where they have some facilities to keep the kids entertained and us comfortable.
Crealy Great Adventure Park & Resort, situated in the heart of the East Devon countryside is the perfect destination for the ultimate Devon family holiday full of excitement and adventure….

Larmer Tree Festival


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Larmer Tree Festival

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July 19, 2016

This weekend we attended Larmer Tree Festival for the first time and had no idea what to expect.
The festival is set in Larmer Tree Gardens in Cranborne Chase, Dorset which is s simply stunning location with gardens brimming with colour and roaming peacocks showcasing their feathers as they wander around…

Thomas Land


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A Day Out at Drayton Manor

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July 14, 2016

Despite being almost 3 hours away from home, Drayton Manor is a place that all the family love to visit as it caters for all ages with Thomas Land for the little ones and adrenalin rides for the teens.
Last weekend we were invited up to the park to try…

Drayton Manor


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Camp Bestival 2015


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My Top 10 Family Festival Must Haves!

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July 8, 2016

It is the month of July, which means festival season is well and truly upon us and this month I am heading to not one, but two family festivals – Larmer Tree in Wiltshire and Camp Bestival in Dorset.
As a family we have been attending festivals for 4 years…

Holiday Inn Camden


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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Review

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June 29, 2016

Last weekend I had a child-free evening at the Holiday Inn at Camden Lock where I was attending the Britmums Fringe Party before staying the night and heading to Britmums Live the following day.
The Fringe Party was held in the stunning Glasshouse at the hotel, which is a gorgeous…

Poole Harbour


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Harry Paye Day June 2016

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June 21, 2016

Avast me harties!  Tis time for land lubbers to dig out yer eye patch, earring and cutlass for Poole’s annual celebration of its favourite pirate son Harry Paye.
Harry Paye Day is an annual event where the townsfolk of Poole and many from across the lands don their Pirate outfits and…


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Butlins by the Sea!

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June 7, 2016

This weekend we were lucky enough to be invited to Butlins, Bognor Regis to experience their Diversity Break.
We were all very excited, having stayed in the Wave Hotel back in 2014. The kids were especially looking forward to all the activities that they have on offer.
This time we were booked to…

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