Days out and travel

Write ups of some our favourite family days out. Also, some articles about our experiences of travelling as a family and how you can make travelling with children that bit easier.

A visit to LEGOLAND Windsor

If you are a British kid, a trip to LEGOLAND Windsor has become a part of childhood. No doubt many mums and dads are planning to visit the resort over the summer holidays.

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Helen, Izzy and I at LEGOLAND Windsor, sat down and waiting for the Jolly Rocker to do its thing.

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View from Leith Hill Tower

Keen to practice my photography in different locations, I jumped in the car while the kids were at school and took myself off to a National Trust site in Surrey called Leith Hill. I was totally chancing it as I’d never been before but it worked out well because it is a glorious location.

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The view from Leith Hill Tower, a National trust property near Dorking in Surrey.

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Horsing Around at the races with David Walliams #under18sracefree

Here’s a question for you. Would you consider taking your young family for a day at the races?

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Helen and Izzy are delighted to meet David Walliams at the launch of Great Bristish Racing’s Horsing Around videos, part of its #Under18sRaceFree campaign.

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Nothing like the White Cliffs of Dover

We have just returned following a short break in France. The four of us plus my mother in law stayed in a small town between Calais and Dunkirk and I went with all my camera equipment with the intention of getting some great imagery from a part of France that is both beautiful and full of historical significance.

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The White Cliffs of Dover and a ferry are silhouetted by the bright sun as we arrived in Dover after a couple of days in France.

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Travelling aboard the Coca-Cola London Eye

The Coca-Cola London Eye is more than simply a tourist attraction. It’s a well-established part of the London skyline and a fantastic piece of engineering. I have been on it a few times and love it, but would my children think the same way? There was only one way to find out.

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Helen and Izzy strike a pose while on the Coca-Cola London Eye. In the distance behind them is Buckingham Palace.

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