• Visiting Peasholm Park, Scarborough.

    15th July 2015 crelgey

    Peasholm Park, Scarborough. ‘Rated #6 in the UK’s Top Ten Parks by Trip Advisor Travellers Choice 2013 & 2014’   Peasholm Park, Scarborough. In 1911, land was purchased by the borough with the intention of building a park around a lake. Statues were brought in from Killerby Hall, which is now known as Flamingo Land and plants were sourced and brought from the French Riviera. It first opened its gates to the general public in June 1912 and has been…

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    Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Newquay.

    24th June 2015 crelgey

    Lappa Valley Steam Railway. Originally known as the Cornwall Minerals Railway, it was taken over in 1896 by Great Western Railway, who saw a gap in the market for passenger accessibility and used it to link Newquay, Perranporth and St Agnes which were becoming popular ‘seaside resorts’. But by 1960’s with more people being able to own a car, the rail network was assessed by the government with a number being deemed as uneconomic and forced to close. The branch…

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    A Day At Diggerland, Yorkshire.

    17th June 2015 crelgey

    Diggerland, Yorkshire. Diggerland is one of those places that you look forward to having children to be able to go, ultimately, just for yourself. It’s also more health and safety approved than hanging around a building site to keep the children happy. With four locations, a fifth on the way in 2016 and partnered with the likes of JCB and Thwaites, this business is the real deal. Billed as an ‘Ultimate Adventure Theme Park experience’, it sure had a lot…

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  • center parcs, whinfell forest

    Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest.

    18th March 2015 crelgey

    Center Parcs Whinfell Forest is an outdoor activity holiday set within the rolling hills of Cumbria. Let me walk you through why Center Parcs is my happy place and I’m sure, if you’ve visited you’ll agree, and if you haven’t you be booking to visit on no time.   Why Center Parcs. Cumbria is a place I know very well. Many a childhood school holiday has been spent there due to having family live in a (very) small village in…

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