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Review: Wilderness Festival 2017

Taking your kids to a festival is hardly revolutionary. But will they enjoy it? And is it actually any fun for the parents? We tested Oxfordshire’s Wilderness to find out Read more »

Zac at the Alcazaba, Grenada. Image: Fiona Flores Watson

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Gadgets vs. Granada

A family visit to Granada’s Alhambra sees gadgets momentarily abandoned as Spain’s Moorish past stirs a tech-obsessed 10-year-old’s imagination Read more »

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Rocking the boat in Northumberland

The wild waterways of northern Northumberland feel like Wind in the Willows territory, perfect for a family canoeing adventure around the tributaries and teahouses of the Till Read more »

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Can you dig it?

Complete with hard hat tours and tempting pasties, an outing to the former mining town of Geevor gives one family a flavour of Cornish history Read more »

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A teen in Paris

Careful planning pays off as a mother and her teenage fashionista daughter hit the French capital for some serious shopping (and a bit of culture) Read more »

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Up hill and down dale

Yorkshire's rolling dales offer families more than bracing hikes. From exploring a Saxon crypt to scaling a fairy-inhabited waterfall, holidaying around the handsome city of Ripon can fire up young imaginations — and put parenting skills to the test Read more »

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Q-bots in Legoland

With the latest line jumping gismo in hand, Legoland should be a walk in the (theme) park — but kids days out are full of unforeseen obstacles Read more »

James Lohan. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Travel Dad: Christmas cracked

After ditching turkey duty and whisking his family off to a hotel, Mr & Mrs Smith founder James Lohan realises he’s been doing Christmas wrong for decades… Read more »