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Family Travel in the UK & Beyond

Travels

With Louise

Travel in the UK & Beyond

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19 Amazing Things To Do In London In February

19 Amazing Things To Do In London In February

If you're looking for things to do in London in February, you're in luck! This February, London celebrates a variety of festivals and cultural events. With Chinese New Year, LGBTQ+ history month, Valentine's Day, Pancake day and the kid's half term taking place...

London’s Top 10 Cold Water Swimming Spots

London’s Top 10 Cold Water Swimming Spots

Looking for the best venues for cold water swimming in London? Discover ten cold water swimming spots which include both heated and unheated lidos, and open water swimming venues where you can experience the thrill of winter outdoor swimming in London. Pin Me For...

21 Brilliant Things to do in London in January 2024

21 Brilliant Things to do in London in January 2024

January is a great month to visit London. It's much quieter than other times of they year. It's can also be cheaper. Despite the colder weather, there are a multitude of fun activities and events to add some sparkle to your winter. We have listed things to do for...

Hi, I’m Louise

This is me on a day out with my kids! I love days out, trips away and exploring the UK and beyond. The UK is a magical place with historic cities, amazing castles, gorgeous countryside and beautiful beaches.

My hope is my blog will inspire you to experience the UK and give lots of help and tips along the way.

Explore Castles In the UK

10 Best Castles Near London To Visit By Train

10 Best Castles Near London To Visit By Train

London is lucky to have many beautiful castles (and palaces) which are just a train ride away. The castles are some of the most stunning in England and are full of fascinating things to see and do. Many of the castles host themed events and activities...

8 Amazing Castles In and Around Warwickshire

8 Amazing Castles In and Around Warwickshire

Warwickshire is lucky to have some amazing castles and castle ruins. Perhaps the best castle (not just in the county of Warwickshire but in the whole of the UK) is Warwick Castle. It’s a stunning castle with fabulous views and beautiful grounds. There are...

Days Out With Teenagers

18 Brilliant Things To Do With Teenagers In Canterbury

18 Brilliant Things To Do With Teenagers In Canterbury

Canterbury is a lovely city to visit with teenagers. It's very compact & walkable with so many fabulous activities and attractions to keep teenagers happy. From active adventures like punting, bike riding or canoeing to learning about the history of the...

22 Things To Do With Teenagers In Bath

22 Things To Do With Teenagers In Bath

Bath is a stunningly beautiful city in South West England. It's also a fantastic city for teenagers with a multitude of attractions, sites and things to do that teenagers will love. The city of Bath is steeped in a long history and particularly renowned for the Roman...

Things to do with Teenagers in Coventry

Things to do with Teenagers in Coventry

Coventry is an interesting, historic, fun and exciting city with a multitude of attractions and numerous things to do that will appeal to teens. Famous for its history as a car manufacturing hub and for its suffering during the Blitz, Coventry has numerous...

Where To Stay

7 Best Budget Hotels in London for Families

7 Best Budget Hotels in London for Families

If you're looking for a budget hotel in London for a family, there is plenty of choice. Many budget hotel chains like Premier Inn, Travelodge, Ibis and the Holiday Inn offer comfortable family rooms and a range of amenities to make your stay with kids comfortable and...

Best Hostels For Families in London

Best Hostels For Families in London

If you’re a family travelling to London, the first question you will be asking is where should we stay? Accommodation can be one of the most expensive outlays on a visit to London. The good news is there are numerous hostels which offer affordable accommodation and...

Woolley Grange Hotel Review

Woolley Grange Hotel Review

I had the pleasure of staying at Woolley Grange one Tuesday night in April 2022. Woolley Grange caters for a variety of guests. The facilities for families with young children are exceptional. It also caters for couples, solo guests and people with dogs. The...