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Archive for August, 2013

Day out at Warner Bros Studios London – Harry Potter Land

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

The Harry Potter films were all made in the UK, most of which was filmed in the Warner Bros studios just outside of London. After they completed the last film they’ve now converted two of the studios into a tourist attraction. Advance booking is mandatory for all visitors to the studios with a timed slot. […]

Holiday at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest during spring bank holiday week

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

We’ve had several holidays at Center Parcs over the past few years, but they have been mostly at Christmas time when the weather isn’t particularly good. This year we decided to go to Center Parcs Sherwood forest during spring bank holiday. Whilst generally better than Christmas time it is not normally associated with particularly hot […]

Day out at English Heritage, Wroxeter Roman City

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

We visited Wroxeter Roman City to coincide with the Roman theme that my daughter had at school. Wroxeter used to be one of the largest Roman cities in Britain, but was since left to decay and then abandoned. The wall in the picture above is one of the most significant parts remaining, but there are […]

Day out at National Trust, Baddesley Clinton

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

We visited Baddesley Clinton during the National Trust open day. I left it up to my children to choose out of a few different properties and they were the ones that decided on Baddesley Clinton. One of the reasons for them choosing Baddesley Clinton was because of the house trail listed on the website, unfortunately […]

Visiting Westminster, The houses of parliament with kids

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

I have seen the houses of parliament from the outside many times, but never really thought about visiting inside as a day out. During our last family trip to London we were actually looking to visit inside the Jewel Tower which is an English Heritage property. As we went down the steps to the Jewel […]

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