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Rose Cottage, Bisley

A journey around the south of England

Destination: Cotswolds

When summer arrived we always headed for Europe. This time we forsook France and headed for a holiday cottage in the Cotswolds, by way of Dover and Kent

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Orlando shopping

Orlando, Florida - a shopper's paradise

Destination: Orlando

With more than 50 million square feet of shopping opportunities, a laidback atmosphere and year round sun, why not go to Orlando this winter and get a tan while indulging in some retail therapy?

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Memorial to the Queen Mother

Churches, pubs and farms: a stroll in Hertfordshire

Destination: Hertfordshire

Read my guide to discover an interesting but easy walk for all of the family through the beautiful countryside in Hertfordshire

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The stream is perfect for paddling

The Long Mynd, Shropshire: a perfect place to paddle

Destination: Shropshire

Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding

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Lake Bled

Slovenia: a day trip out of Ljubljana

Destination: Slovenia

Castles, caves, culture, great food, bewitching scenery, colourful markets… and the best hot chocolate in the world. Slovenia has everything its European neighbours have – apart from the crowds

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Coming back with the breakfast goods after a trip to the chicken coop (egg box not provided!)

Camping in style on a Lancashire working farm

Destination: Lancashire

With ridiculously comfortable beds, a wood-burning stove and even a flushing loo, staying in a tent on Dolphinholme House Farm in Lancashire is camping, yes - but not as we know it...

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Stop in Stoupa to discover a gentle side of Greece

Destination: Stoupa

Hidden on the southern tip of mainland Greece is the stunning resort of Stoupa; a traditional fishing village that simply oozes personality and charm.

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Aphrodite Hills: a villa with hotel perks

Destination: Cyprus

If the idea of a family villa holiday fills you with dread, fear not. At Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus, you can self-cater, be independent and enjoy the perks of a hotel – including a Roman spa treatment

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View from Mount Snowdon

A foodie guide to Conwy

Destination: Conwy

North Wales may not feature very prominently when it comes to the world’s most famous gourmet destinations, but the little town of Conwy is a real treat for food-lovers everywhere

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Fancy a dip in the Mermaid Pool?

A short trip to Cornwall's stunning Lizard Peninsula

Destination: Lizard

If you only have a few days to spend on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, follow my advice on where to stay, where to find the best Cornish pasty and which stunning sights you must see

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