Staycation is the new vacation

Cordelia is the jewel in the crown of Porthleven Holiday Cottages's properties with its fantastic views ofver the harbour - and just two doors down from the famous Ship pub.

STAYCATION is the new vacation - but what do you do and where do you go when you have a dog and a small baby in tow? Observer Editor Chris Willmott found himself in just that situation for the first ...»

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Review: CBeebies Live - a who's who of children's TV royalty

<b>CBeebies Live! Reach To The Stars</b> <b>LG Arena Birmingham</b> KEEPING the kids quiet and content for two hours is, as most parents would agree, a near impossible job. Well, in ...»

Car leasing is the answer

Ten years ago, if you asked a UK motorist what is car leasing they would probably say that they didn't have a clue. However, this has now changed drastically in ...»

Piggy backing the popularity of a child phenomenon

PEPPA Pig is a children's TV phenomenon. Since airing on Channel Five in 2004 the show has grown in popularity and is now on television in 180 countries. So it ...»

Truly Britain's ultimate castle

WARWICK Castle very confidently describes itself as Britain's Ultimate Castle. And while many areas of the country still live in the shadows of what were once centres of power, I ...»

Youth revisited at Drayton Manor

GOING to Drayton Manor Theme Park was one of the highlights of my school holidays and it has been almost 15 years since my last visit, <i>writes Chris Smith.</i> But ...»

Go on safari to Cotswold Wildlife Park

COTSWOLD Wildlife Park is one of few animal attractions that can claim to have the endorsement of the country’s most influential man, <i>writes Chris Smith</i>. Opened 40 years ago in ...»

Youth revisited at Drayton Manor


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