Archive for the UK Destinations Category

The Valley – Cornwall

If you’re looking for a child friendly holiday then Cornwall is perfect.  It has great beaches, gorgeous towns, award winning attractions, watersports, lots of countryside and a good range of accommodation.  And, when the sun is shining it can compete with any foreign holiday destination. Mini ATWWAH’s […]

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The Isles of Glencoe Hotel

Since Master ATWWAH’s arrival we have had a UK holiday every year.  There is something that takes you back to your own childhood about going on holiday in the UK.  We’ve been to Devon, Cornwall and the Isle of Wight, all glorious places to take babies and […]

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The Gallivant, Rye

When I started this blog I optimistically had an ‘adults only’ section which I envisaged to be full of reports from romantic weekends away with Mr ATWWAH.  As most of us with kids know those weekends are few and far between, if at all, but at last […]

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Things To Do In Cornwall With Kids

Cornwall, tucked away at the southwestern tip of the country, is a decent sized county at 3,563 square km, so it’s not surprising that in a week we didn’t ‘do’ Cornwall.  Instead we explored the particular area we were staying in, Carbis Bay, and its surrounding attractions.  If […]

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Cottage at Carbis Bay Hotel, near St Ives, Cornwall

Cottage at Carbis Bay Hotel, near St Ives, Cornwall

Keeping up the ATWWAH tradition of a child’s first holiday being in the UK we recently took Mini ATWWAH on his first holiday and we chose Cornwall.  Mr ATWWAH had never been to Cornwall and I’d been about six years ago with some friends camping so we […]

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Step back in time in the Isle of Wight

Step back in time in the Isle of Wight

Mr ATWWAH and I have been to the Isle of Wight once before for a wedding but this was our first trip with Master ATWWAH.  We went over on the ferry from Portsmouth which was really easy and taking your own car is ideal as the island […]

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Are We Now Caravan Converts?

Are We Now Caravan Converts?

A few weeks ago we booked a long weekend in the Isle of Wight.  At first Mr ATWWAH was looking at glamping but as we’re off to a festival later this month we decided to leave the camping, glamorous or otherwise, until then.  Instead, we booked a […]

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Book Festivals and Toddlers – the perfect mix?

Thanks to Mrs V-S for this contribution after a recent trip to the Hay Literary Festival.  It appears book festivals and toddlers may just mix.   I was working at the Hay Festival again this year, but this time I decided on the brave move of bringing […]

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Who knew Center Parcs was so good? – The ATWWAH’s

HOLIDAY REPORT DETAILS WHO WENT? Mr & Mrs ATWWAH with Master ATWWAH along with both sets of grandparents, one uncle and 4 year old nephew WHERE? Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, Cumbria WHEN? May 2013 BOOKED THROUGH? Center Parcs A holiday at Center Parcs with kids isn’t exactly […]

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No-Kids Wedding

I figure no family travel blog would be complete without a section dedicated to travelling without kids. Remember those days? Your airport entertainment usually consisted of a wander around the shops buying something you didn’t need but hey, you had hardly anything else to carry so a […]

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