21 Covent Garden

14 January 2014

Following on from our visit to the great Travelodge in Covent Garden I thought you might like to know about a little hidden gem to eat ; 21 Covent Garden. Read more

Travelodge - Covent Garden

14 January 2014

We stayed in the Travelodge in Covent Garden last December. We visit London several times a year and have stayed in various hotels, but never in the Travelodge. I’m not sure why. This place is in a great location within walking distance of Covent Garden, but just far enough away to be less busy.
The hotel has been refurbished and is clean, basic ( don’t expect toiletries), but you get a kettle and tea and coffee making facilities and I believe you could get a hairdryer from reception. The bed and pillows were so comfortable that I had an amazing night’s sleep. Read more

City Cruises

29 December 2013

City Cruises ; The best way to see London is from the River Thames. No one offers you more ways of enjoying a cruise on the Thames than City Cruises, carrying more than 3.1 million people annually on its extensive sightseeing, entertainment and private hire services.

City Cruises fleet of sightseeing boats is one of the most modern on the river and designed especially with the sightseer in mind. That’s why you’ll find all the sightseeing boats feature large, open-air decks, which are the best way to see London pass by, even on the days that the sun doesn’t shine! Sightseeing Cruises run seven days a week, departing Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich Piers.

In addition to Sightseeing tours, City Cruises offers specialist products for both day and night, including Lunches and Afternoon Tea cruises, RiverLights/Sundowner evening cruises with bubbly, canapés and live music and the London Showboat dinner cruise with live entertainment.

Bateaux London

28 December 2013

Gliding past London’s best-loved landmarks, Bateaux London’s Thames dining cruises are a unique and memorable way to experience the city. Combining quality dining, superb entertainment and spectacular views from the river.

Discount London

28 December 2013

Discount London is all about London attractions, London restaurants, London Hotels, London afternoon Teas, London Sightseeing, Thames River Cruises.

Whether you are a first time visitor or a native they will have something to entice you! Established in 1990 thry are continually adding new activities, ideas and providing some inspiration to get the very best from your time in London.

Taking a holiday in the UK

27 December 2013

No matter where you live you’re sure to find somewhere not too far away to take the children even if only for the day. The UK has numerous tourist attractions to suit everyone’s taste. Everywhere has a bed and breakfast, hotel, holiday park or camp site for you to stay at. Where you stay and how far you travel is entirely up to you.
Choosing a destination
You can find pretty much anything and everything around the UK. Taking young children depends on what will keep them amused for the longest. As we know too well, the weather in the UK can not always be relied up on to stay fine, even during the summer months. If you’re looking for a beach holiday, bear in mind that it might not be possible for the children to visit the beach each day depending upon the weather. Look for what else is on offer, either where you are staying or nearby, which would be suitable. There a many holiday parks that offer children’s clubs, on site entertainment and swimming pools. This is ideal if you want to be sure of something on tap to do without too much planning.

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Featured Retailer for - LEGOLAND®

27 December 2013

LEGOLAND Holidays is the 4th largest attraction in the UK. Where else but at a LEGOLAND park can the child become the hero? LEGOLAND Holidays offers accommodation and park entry packages from £154 for a family of 4 with 2 days park entry!

Heroes Wanted
Where else but at a LEGOLAND park can the child become the hero? It’s all about active participation, self-expression, stimulating imagination and learning through play. At LEGOLAND Windsor the entertainment is certainly hands-on. Children aged 2-12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety.

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A quiet weekend for two or a family break in Shakespeare’s County

24 June 2013

Set in the heart of England, Stratford upon Avon has something to keep most families happy. It’s also a great placed to visit if you’re lucky enough to escape with out the children! We visited by ourselves recently and found a lovely barn conversion to stay in. The barn has been carefully restored by the current owner into several separate properties, which is ideal if you want a larger get together.

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