Lakefest Festival 2018: Eastnor Castle

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Lakefest started at Croft Farm Tewkesbury as a music and cider festival before moving to Eastnor Castle. A family and dog friendly festival – which also offers camping. Many people I know have been time and time again and so we were pleased to be invited along to see what it was all about. Unfortunately … Read more

Planning a Big Family Trip

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Now I am forty I really am thinking about things to achieve by the time I am fifty – and a lot of that has to do with travel. We have covered close by places in Europe but now I would like to save up and look further afield. I think what I should ideally … Read more

Surprise Getaway to Milan

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I was floating around on Groupon looking at holidays and saw a mystery getaway pop up. At a bargain price you say three dates and three airports and this determines where you are going on holiday. I wasn’t sure about taking the risk with my children too but as it was our fifteenth wedding anniversary … Read more

Big Feastival 2018

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The sun is out and the summer’s here – which can only mean one thing – Festival time! We are really lucky living right by the Cotswolds to have The Big Feastival at Alex James’ Farm over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Back for its seventh year this popular family festival looks again to not … Read more