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My Top 5 Travel Movies 

We are big movie fans in our house! In fact we have a whole wall dedicated to movie memorabilia. Unfortunately these days we don’t get to the cinema nearly as much as we’d like too! As a little bit of fun I thought I’d share with you my five favourite travel movies. Some inspire me […]

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Stone the Crows!! Heather Scarecrow Festival (Leicestershire) 

Every summer the sleepy Leicestershire village of Heather goes a little bit haywire!!! Now in its 19th year the Heather Scarecrow Festival has become a major event in the North West Leicestershire calendar. Local residents, schools and nurseries create scarecrow masterpieces that are displayed throughout the village. We went along on the last day of the festival, […]

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(REVIEW) Alton Towers Hotel 

Recently we needed one nights accommodation as a stop gap before moving into our new house. We always tend to book hotels through Booking.com and on this occasion it just so happened that the Alton Towers Hotel was the cheapest on the day! Now this is because the park was closed the next day. Splash Landings, Alton Towers famous […]

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Calke Explore – Hidden Treasures at Calke Abbey (Derbyshire)

Last weekend we decided to make the most of the beautiful sunny weather!! We headed for one of our favourite National Trust estates. Calke Abbey estate is located in Derbyshire (near Ashby de la Zouch) and it offers a wealth of different experiences for the whole family! We have taken National Trust membership this year so will definitely be […]

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