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Family-friendly New York: sights where kids can run free

If you are visiting New York with young kids you’re going to need some respite from the sensory overload that is the world’s most famous city. With this in mind I’ve got some tips for family-friendly New York sights where kids can run free. We know from experience that city breaks with children can be …

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10 easy things to do in London with children in a weekend

London is a brilliant city to visit with a family. But the first time we did a few days in the English capital I remember returning home exhausted. However, our most recent trip there was different. We had such a brilliant time, so I wanted to share our city break itinerary, including plenty of the …

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36 hours in Bath with National Express – a budget city break with kids

We like to think of ourselves as being reasonably well travelled with kids. Since the girls came along we’ve taken them on road trips, trains, ferry rides and aeroplanes. But one form of transport we’ve not tried with them is coaches. During May half term the opportunity arose to put that right as the girls …

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48 hours in Salisbury with kids – a short break in October half term

If you are looking for places to visit within easy reach of London then Salisbury must be on your destination list. But rather than do the standard day trip why not put down roots for a few days and really get to know the city? This is what we did in Salisbury with kids over …

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Inspiration for a Paris weekend break… without the kids 

As far as top European city breaks go Paris is high up there. Aside from the romance, art and historic landmarks, a Paris weekend break is an obvious choice for parents seeking a quick escape thanks to flights from regional airports across the UK. You can even hop on the train in London and arrive …

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