Rows of Lavender plants at the Hitchin Lavender Farm

Where to find the best lavender fields in England

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Most people think of Provence when they think of lavender fields but the UK has its fair share of lavender fields these days and they are growing in number and popularity each year. Here is our pick of the best English lavender farms to enjoy a day out amongst the lavender.
Rows of purple lavender at the Hitchin Lavender Farm

How to have a beautiful day out visiting the Hitchin Lavender Farm

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Lavender was introduced to the United Kingdom during Roman times but farming lavender is actually relatively new to the British agricultural scene. Lavender fields are growing hugely in popularity in the UK now though with Hitchin Lavender Farm being one of the best in the country.
The Snowlandia Maze in Zakopane

What to expect from a visit to Snowlandia Zakopane in Poland

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Visiting Snowlandia Zakopane is a must-do activity if you're visiting Zakopane Poland during the winter months. Whether you're learning to ski in Zakopane or just there to enjoy the wintry landscape and the hearty Polish food, anyone of any age can enjoy this winter wonderland.
Outdoor pool bar at Terma Bania Bialka Tatrzanska

Everything you need to know about visiting the Bialka Tatrzańska Termy in Poland

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Whatever time of year you're heading to the Tatra mountains region in southern Poland, you must pay a visit to the Białka Tatrzańska Termy. Whether you're hiking in the Polish mountains in the summer months or carving up the slopes on a Polish ski holiday,  the warm thermal waters, jacuzzis and saunas of Terma Bania in Bialka will have you feeling refreshed in no time.
Zakopane best ski resort for beginners

Why Zakopane ski resort is great for beginner skiers

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For our first family ski holiday we wanted to find somewhere with easy slopes and great, English speaking instructors. We also didn't want to spend a lot on the skiing holiday in case the kids hated skiing. After a lot of research, we found that Zakopane is one of the best ski resorts for beginners and also one of the most affordable ski resorts in Europe.
Studying the guidebook at the Tower of London

Using the Klook App to book your UK activities | A review by Flashpacking Family

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Klook UK has recently launched in the UK and is an easy to use activity booking platform. You can book on their website or on their app often with great discounts, but the benefits of using the Klook app is that you have all your attraction tickets stored in one easily-accessible place.
Butlins Minehead Go Karting

14 Cheaper alternatives to Center Parcs that won't break the bank

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Center Parcs is a big favourite amongst people seeking action-packed, fun-filled UK family holidays but it can come at a cost, especially if you're tied to going during the school holidays. If Center Parcs is out of your budget, the great news is that there are so many cheaper alternatives to Center Parcs offering a similar experience that won't break the bank.
Camps Bay Cape Town

The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2020

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
Black Church Snaefellsnes Peninsula

A Stunning Snaefellsnes Peninsula Day Trip with the Kids

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The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is in western Iceland, about 150km north of Reykjavik. It has some of the most dramatic landscape in Iceland and is home to the most iconic (and most photographed) mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell. It's a great day trip from Reykjavik, or stay in one of the many beautiful hotels or homestays to give you more time to explore the area.
Secret Lagoon hot springs Iceland

How to Do a Budget Iceland Holiday with the Family

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When you come back from holiday, people usually ask you how it was. However, when we came back from Iceland on holiday, people asked 'Was it expensive?' Whilst Iceland holidays can be expensive, there are ways to have a budget Iceland holiday with the family without affecting the quality of your holiday.