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Exploring Compton Acres Gardens

  • February 21, 2019
Compton Acres

One of my favourite things about being a parent is sharing things from my own childhood with Little H, whether it’s toys, photos or visits to places we used to go as kids. So when we were invited to visit Compton Acres gardens in Poole

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A Guide To Bournemouth And Poole’s Best Beaches

  • July 10, 2018

We count ourselves very lucky to live in what we consider to be the best parts of the UK – it must be since a lot of people choose to come to Bournemouth and Poole on family holidays. Having lived here for almost 40 years

Bournemouth Pier
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10 Fun Things To Do In Poole and Bournemouth With Kids

  • March 26, 2018

We count ourselves very lucky to live in Poole in Dorset – I definitely wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the UK. We have beautiful beaches as well as countryside to explore, and there are tons of things to do in Poole and Bournemouth with

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A National Trust Christmas at Kingston Lacy

  • December 21, 2017

We’re well and truly in the Christmas spirit here and have been on some fab Christmas outings. Last weekend we went to National Trust’s Kingston Lacy in Wimborne, Dorset to see the illuminated gardens. We have a National Trust family pass (which I can’t recommend highly

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Sunset at Sandbanks – My Sunday Photo

  • July 24, 2016

I haven’t joined My Sunday Photo for ages, so I thought I’d link up with this photo of Sandbanks from earlier this week. On Tuesday we grabbed some fish & chips after work and took them down the beach. It was still lovely and hot,