Travel with kids: Poole (Dorset) sand beaches, cruising & ghost town tours

Aug 30 2014

Poole’s official motto is Surf, Rest and Play. Whether this resonates with you or not, Poole is a great destination for families with kids of any age. The official tourism office calls Poole the Coast with the Most.

For families based in London, Poole is the ideal weekend getaway not just during a hot Summer but also in Winter and here is why.

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Essex is not all about TOWIE – it’s a great place for a family summer day out

Aug 04 2014
Great School Holiday Ideas From Visit Essex Children playing at Mersea Island r

Let’s just park the myth that Essex is all like TOWIE.

Recently the county has unfortunately been pigeonholed as offering little more than tanning salons, nail bars and nightclubs – but there is so much more to it than that, and the summer holidays is an ideal time to come and explore.

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Travel with kids: The south Oxfordshire canal at 5mph

Jul 14 2014

Fancy spending time afloat this summer? Thought so. Your timing is spot-on. Sales of super-yachts to British buyers have jumped this year, and demand for chartering boats in the South of France and Caribbean is also booming. A week might cost you GBP 250,000 for a top-of-the-range craft sleeping 12, but you are guaranteed to be rubbing shoulders with celebrity aficionados like Lewis Hamilton and Simon Cowell. And, as each yacht comes with its own crew, you won’t need to lift a finger as you laze in the on-board spa and sip chilled champagne on deck. What could be better… or more unlikely?

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