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Review: Jumping in the trees with Windermere Treetop Nets

Kids can sometime drive us up a tree. I discovered on a recent trip to Cumbria that Treetop Nets at Lake Windermere is a great chance to return the favour. This activity centre features actual nets strung up in the trees with walkways, tunnels and slides to play in. When fellow family traveller Kirstie from Family Adventure Project heard I was making the trek up to the area from London with two girls, Treetop Nets...

Lake District: The Swan Hotel & Lake Windermere

  I drove through sleet and rain, roaring traffic and endless dark roads to make it to the Swan Hotel one weekend with two tween girls in tow. “That’s a long way,” London friends said when I told them about this weekend trip, and it was a good amount of driving. I would make out like I’m some kind of martyr (I can be like that), but oh what a payoff! Gorgeous Lake District vistas, a superbly crisp day on the...

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