We’ve enjoyed staycations for quite a while now, usually travelling around 1-3 hours from home to enjoy a beautiful destination without enduring the stresses and hassles of flying. More recently I have decided to incorporate a few short stay staycations into our family trips, we live in such a beautiful part of the country it seems silly to travel too far away for a break, let’s be real, who really wants…

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*Disclosure – we are Butlin’s ambassadors and received a break and the dining plan in exchange for promotion*  As part of our ambassador role for Butlin’s we recently went along to their Minehead resort for a Just For Tots week*. We went last year when Aria was just one and not yet walking and I couldn’t wait to go again now that she is older, crazier and walking. We stayed…

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*Disclosure – we are Butlin’s ambassadors and received a break and the dining plan in exchange for promotion*  Earlier this year we were thrilled to be selected as Just For Tots Ambassadors for Butlin’s, the result of which was our Monday – Friday break at Minehead Butlin’s a few weeks ago. We stayed in the new West Lakes Village in a chalet* so beautiful that it deserves a blog post…

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The Hardwick restaurant and hotel in Abergavenny is situated beautifully in amongst the countryside, and is run by professional chef Stephen Terry. We were recently invited along to The Hardwick* by Stephen Terry and Collier’s Welsh cheese for an overnight stay and plenty of food. Carry on reading for my thoughts on the food and the rooms. We were invited along by Collier’s Cheese as they have recently collaborated with…

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We recently enjoyed a four night break at Bluestone Wales*, where we stayed in a four bedroom Grassholm Lodge situated in Preseli View area of the resort. Read on to find out what I thought of our Bluestone Accommodation. Our party consisted of six adults, two children and one baby and there was more than enough room in the spacious lodge to fit us. As well as four bedrooms there…

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