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Sunderland Illuminations 2015

We had a great time at Sunderland Illuminations last year so we had high hopes for our visit this year. Last year there was an Alice in Wonderland theme to the lights, with characters from…

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Must see places – Newcastle

I always consider Newcastle my closest major city. I live smack bang between Durham and Newcastle but I always head to Newcastle if I’m looking for something to do, somewhere to eat or to try…

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What to do in the Lake District

Today I’m sharing a lovely post from Sally who has written some fabulous ideas about things to do in the Lake District. We absolutely love the Lakes and go regularly, it was like my second…

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Butlins Skegness review

We’ve recently returned from a Monday to Friday family trip to Butlins. We decided on Skegness in Lincolnshire as it’s the closest to our home in the North East. It took us around 3 and a…

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Barnes Park, Sunderland

We seem to have come across quite a few new parks this summer. We’ve found lots of new hidden gems, some of which are almost on our doorsteps. My most recent find is Barnes Park in…

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