Travel & Days Out

Travel and days out throughout the world, days out and hotel stays in the uk and France. Ideas of where to visit  with children throughout the world

Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

| Charity, Travel & Days Out, UK

Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…

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Exploring Tatton Park With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

  I’ve previously written about Roald Dahl at Tatton Park and more recently about how to spot a witch there. Lucas and I took my Grandma for a day exploring Tatton Park* last month as we knew how much she would love the gardens. As we drove up to the car park we were greeted by herds […] Read more…

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How To Spot A Witch With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

  As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches are all around us. They don’t wear black hats and fly around on broomsticks – they are much more difficult to spot…..unless you know the telltale signs. In celebration of its new How to Spot a Witch Manual installation – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures […] Read more…

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Our Day At Geronimo Festival

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, UK

  As a Geronimo ambassador we took Lucas to his first festival at the end of May. Geronimo Festival  is a family festival aimed at 2-13 year olds, although there is nothing to say younger and older children won’t enjoy it too.     The queue to get in to Tatton Park was long and […] Read more…

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Knowsley Safari Park review

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, UK

  A couple of weeks ago we took Lucas to Knowsley Safari Park*. The safari park is an impressive 5 mile wild animal safari drive as well as a walk round park like you would expect of a zoo. It is currently home to over 750 fascinating animals.     I really couldn’t have picked […] Read more…

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Roald Dahl At Tatton Park This Half Term

| Travel & Days Out, UK

Treat the kids to something gloriumptious this May Half Term with a host of tremendous activities taking place at Tatton Park. The fun includes a brand new scrumptious menu in the Stables Restaurant, Phizz-Wizzing trails in the parkland, mansion, gardens and farm and Cover to Cover, a fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book covers from […] Read more…

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Caleta De Fuste, Fuerteventura

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Lucas is sat in his pram, I am standing behind in the complex in caleta de fuste fuerteventura

In January we took Lucas on his first holiday abroad to Fuerteventura . We flew from Manchester with Monarch. We were a little worried that Lucas would get bored at the airport but the time went quickly, we had something to eat and did a bit of duty free shopping before playing in the children’s soft play area. […] Read more…

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