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Rievaulx Terrace vs Rievaulx Abbey – with kids!

Nestled into the sleepy hills of the north Yorkshire countryside lies the charming village of Rievaulx where there’s both an Abbey and a Terrace. One is owned by English Heritage and the other by National Trust. These places are distinctive and both have something unique to offer but what’s the difference between the two? What…

Blaenavon steam train to the Big Pit. Wales. Choo-Choo.

Coal mines and steam trains play a significant role in Welsh (and British) history so what better way to teach kids than a trip on a steam train and a visit to an old pit. This is how we visited Blaenavon Steam Train and the Big Pit in Wales. Driving over the moor Staying in…

A last minute summer dip at Lac des Sapins, Beaujolais

We’d just got back from a massive road trip around Europe; 10 countries in 31 days but we still had a few days of holidays left. We ventured north of Lyon to the Beaujolais region and Lac des Sapins so we could take a dip in the eco lake. Read on if you want to…

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