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A family camping holiday in the Elan Valley

The Elan Valley in Wales is a lovely place to visit at any time of year, but here’s a top tip. It seems to be the only place in the UK that isn’t heaving with people during the last weekend in August. We decided to head there for a short break over the bank holiday weekend. We booked a campsite we’d never heard of and took a chance. Luckily, it paid off. Here’s what you need to know about a family holiday to the Elan Valley. Accommodation in the Elan Valley We love camping, so our first choice for accommodation…

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The Black Forest – Europe’s best kept secret

Germany’s Black Forest region ticks all the boxes as a family holiday destination. What’s more, it’s only an hour away from the UK by plane. I headed to the Baden-Baden region to check out what it has to offer for families. Baden-Baden In the heart of the Black Forest lies a picturesque little city called Baden-Baden. It is serviced by Baden Airpark, a small but well-equipped airport. Ryanair fly there direct from London Stansted. I made the most of an escape lounge at Stansted to relax and grab some food before the flight. Once we’d boarded and taken off, it seemed like…

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