Category: Travel

10 Reasons why I’m not ready to leave the Isles of Scilly.

St. Martin's, Isles of Scilly

Those who follow Baby Routes on Instagram and other social media will have gathered by now we are in the Isles of Scilly. Tonight though is our last night in the Scilly Isles. As I type the suitcases are lying sprawled across the bed and we are wondering how much weight …

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It’s Festival Season: Escape to the Countryside 2015!

Baby Routes walking in a field

 

In case you hadn’t noticed, festival season just kicked off. As I type thousands of people are stuffing their wellies and flimsiest tents in a bag and leaping excitedly on trains bound for the West Country for the ultimate music festival of them all. Summer has truly begun.

As a teenager I vividly …

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6 Great Apps for Travelling in London

 

This weekend I’ve been up in London for Britmums Live – a massive gathering of parent bloggers to exchange tips, gain inspiration and of course socialise, I don’t come into London all that often any more but when I do, I find myself reaching for my iPhone, in search of those same few …

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Open Farm Sunday at White Pond Farm, Stonor

White Pond Farm, Open Farm Sunday

I’ve been advertising Open Farm Sunday in the Baby Routes calendar for a few years now. It’s such a great idea and a perfect day out for families, providing a fun insight into the life and work of the people who put food on our tables and are also a chief custodian of British …

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Exploring the Waterland by Bike: a day trip from Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam, Waterlands Cycling Tour

Amsterdam is a fantastic city with a lot on offer. When you have had enough of dodging tourists or navigating the city’s waterways, it also has the advantage of being pretty compact meaning you can escape into countryside within half an hour or so of cycling. On the final day of our recent weekend …

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A Stroll in the World’s Largest Tulip Garden – Keukenhof, Holland

Tulips Keukenhof Holland

The Keukenhof gardens of the Netherlands are not only the world’s largest flower gardens but are entirely dedicated to the cultivation of tulips. Adding to its intrigue, the Keukenhof is only open for a few weeks every year. Imagine the most spectacular, bold and bedazzling display of spring flowers you can. Now multiply …

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Last Minute Bank Holiday Getaways

southern Norway beach

Those of you who know me well will know there is nothing I love better than dreaming about and researching holidays! The second May bank holiday and half term are nearly upon us and whilst those yet undecided on their plans face higher prices than normal, there are still some good deals to …

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Family Days Out: Henley River and Rowing Museum

The Wind in the Willows Exhibition, River and Rowing Museum Baby Routes Review,, Henley-on-Thames

Henley River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames is one of our most local museums. It is super family friendly attraction we are lucky to have on our doorstep although until recently I had no idea just how much it has on offer for children.  I have popped in there for coffee and cake many times …

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Fourteen alternative activities for non-skiers on a ski holiday.

Igloo and snow bar

It’s the Easter holidays and half my Facebook feed seems to be full of friends posing on skis at the top of scenic, sunny mountains. You’re probably wondering what the point of this post is. After all, if you’re going on a ski holiday, surely that means you are going with the express …

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Family Days Out: Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Baby Routes Review

On the hunt for a fun (and free!) family day out we decided it was high time we visit Oxford University’s Museum of Natural History.  It’s funny. With Oxford within easy reach of us you would think we would have explored every corner of this famous city. Yet in over four years our visits …

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