Another half-term holiday then.
This year, swamped by a sudden upsurge in freelance work, we stayed close to home with commissions for articles around Cheshire and Wales.
First up was a trip to the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Cheshire [pictured], for a story in The Guardian.
Read the whole story, Take the Kids to … Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.
Second was an overnight stay in Aberystwyth and a ride on the Vale of Rheidol steam railway for Best Loved Hotels’ customer magazine.
The final version is out in the new year but here’s a sneak preview:
The craggy, stone-cut tunnel appeared to close in around us as we approached the final stop at Devil’s Bridge, a foreboding darkness briefly engulfing the carriage.
This is Hinterland country, the backdrop to the S4C Welsh-noir detective series, and home to generation-spanning folk legends.
I’m now back on the hunt for new family-travel ideas. Got a story? Please get in touch.
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