10 Amazing Family Activities in Cornwall England
10 Amazing Family Activities in Cornwall, England

Since the dawn of British rail travel, England’s county of Cornwall – with fierce Atlantic waves, lusty fields, and breathtakingly perilous cliffs – has provided a breath of fresh air for city and suburb-dwellers. Newquay (pronounced New-Key), one of Cornwall’s most popular destinations,  has become known – for better or
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Airstream Safari 1956 kids jumping at Coastal Valley and Crafts Campground, Newquay Cornwall photo by Helen Earley
Going Wild for the Airstream Safari: A Cool Camper with a Fascinating History

Last summer, we were staying in the surf town of Newquay, Cornwall, visiting family, when our dear friends, a family of four, announced that they were coming down to the South West to visit us. Being the height of summer, there were very few hotels or Air BnB’s available, but
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Paddington Station early in the morning, photo by Helen Earley
Taking the Night Train in England – An Atmospheric Family Adventure

Despite many threats to cancel or restrict services over the years, two sleeper trains remain in Britain. Recent refurbishments to both suggest that these marvellous rail journeys are here to stay. The best-known overnight train service in Britain is the Caledonian Sleeper, an overnight service between Euston station and Scotland. Despite
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Travel Feature about the Eden Project by Helen Earley
Visit a Rainforest this Winter at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England

Surrounded by other sweaty travellers, my 4-year old son and I ascend into the lush tropical rainforest. We walk past a banana tree, a bed of pineapples, a rubber tree. Small, tropical birds swoop overhead. At a small cabana with a palm-leafed roof, a friendly local is selling sweet baobab smoothies
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Family Fun at the Headland Hotel and Spa in Newquay, Cornwall UK

A focus on Cornish tradition, a “five bubble” spa… and a passion for its canine guests makes The Headland Hotel and Spa in Newquay, Cornwall, a Victorian seaside landmark that no visitor to South West England should miss. But despite its grandeur, The Headland is also an entirely welcoming environment
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Keep Calm and Save Money: 9 Ways to Pinch the Pennies in England this Summer - Family Travel Article by Helen Earley
Keep Calm and Save Money: 9 Ways to Pinch the Pennies in England this Summer

Some say that travelling to England for a family vacation is expensive, but that doesn’t mean that you should dump it from your bucket list! Using a few of these money-saving tips and tricks will allow you to make the best of your next UK vacation – without breaking the bank.
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Learning to surf on Fistral Beach Newquay Cornwall
Cool Waves and a Hot Cup of Tea: Learning to Surf on Fistral Beach in Newquay, Southwest England

Fistral is rainy today, but the air is warm and the surf is beautiful as it pulls out the tide, leaving a vast stretch of brown, glossy beach. The water churns regular rolling whitecaps, just perfect for the new surfer. Since it’s early in the morning, there are only about two other
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England's Cornish Riviera Express Family Luxury on a Britrail Pass
The Joys of England’s Cornish Riviera Express – Family Luxury on a Britrail Pass

My daughter has her nose pressed to the glass and is gazing dreamily out the window at smooth green fields, horses and cows and the occasional clump of trees: gentle, rolling countryside that only England can offer. Suddenly there is a change in pressure, and with a tremendous WHOOSH, everything outside
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