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Hendra Holiday Park - Newquay
Usually during the Easter holidays we head off to France but this year we decided to have a bit of a change and stayed a little closer to home at Hendra Holiday Park in Newquay, Cornwall.   What a fantastic time we all had. Hendra Holiday Park is fantastic ...

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Poor old Stanley Dog
  I haven't been writing for a few weeks as our poor old Stanley Dog had to be put down the week before last. He'd made it to the grand old age of 12 but for the last few months he had really been struggling.   It was a massively tough decision to make but ...

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Hendra Holiday Park
Although we live in Devon we generally try to leave the southwest each time we go on holiday. We regularly head over to Whitsands Bay on the south coast of Cornwall for short breaks but very rarely take holidays in Devon or Cornwall.   I think this goes bac...

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Brittany Ferries 2017
We'll we've booked our camping holiday in France for 2017 and this time the in-laws are coming with us and we've booked with Brittany Ferries for a change. After a long search we've ended up booking up at Les Alicourts in the Loire again for another year! F...

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Family Day Out Saltram House
Family Day out Saltram House Today we had a fun family day out at Saltram House near Plymouth. Saltram House is a National Trust property which can be found in the Plympton area of Plymouth overlooking the River Plym. The estate was home to the Parker famil...

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Poor Old Stanley Dog
Poor old Stanley dog! Our lovely black Labrador Stanley is showing his age. Back in March he hit the grand old age of 11 and in the months since he's really started to struggle. He's now on a variety of different tablets to help his ageing body cope. Althou...

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Our Eurocamp Holiday Part One!
Our Eurocamp holiday to France this year has been and gone and boy did we have a fantastic time. We love going camping in France and this year was no different with an overnight stay just outside Paris followed by a week at Saint Avit Loisirs in the Dordogn...

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Boys Day Out at Buckland Abbey, Devon
Many years ago we were members of the National Trust but because at that time, we have very young children we cancelled as we found we were not able to us it as much as we wanted. Recently however, now our children are a bit older we decided to take out mem...

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Mont Saint Michel France
Back in March I decided to take the family on a cheap break to France. We stayed at a campsite called Chateau des Ormes near to St Malo and on one of our day trips we visited Mont Saint Michel. Mont Saint Michel is a wonderful place and the kids were amazed...

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Woodburner in April!
Although it's now the end of April and May is just around the corner I was surprised this morning to see a massive change in the weather with pretty much 4 seasons in one day. It was fairly bright and sunny first thing today but as the morning and afternoon...
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