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« Reply #1515 on: April 22, 2018, 02:12:19 PM »
Stockholm is a lovely city, if you get a chance go to the Vasa ship museum, have a dander round Gamla Stan and take a boat trip around some of the islands.
Hire bikes.
Fantastic city with islands and walkways and cycleways all around each island
 So many green spaces too
Some lovely restaurant too
Been there 5/6 times

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« Reply #1516 on: April 22, 2018, 02:13:47 PM »
Save your money and stay in a hostel
Prepare lunch, put it in a backpack and off ye go

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« Reply #1517 on: April 23, 2018, 10:11:54 AM »
Found the best waterpark in the  Algarve is Aquashow. Only opened about 5 years maybe. Depends i suppose on where you are. We stay in Vilamoura and its only about 5/10 mins away. You would be near an hour if coming from Albufeira.

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« Reply #1518 on: April 23, 2018, 10:16:46 AM »
Stockholm is a lovely city, if you get a chance go to the Vasa ship museum, have a dander round Gamla Stan and take a boat trip around some of the islands.
Hire bikes.
Fantastic city with islands and walkways and cycleways all around each island
 So many green spaces too
Some lovely restaurant too
Been there 5/6 times

Wouldn't be the cheapest destination I'd imagine?

manfromdelmonte

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« Reply #1519 on: April 23, 2018, 05:47:27 PM »
Stockholm is a lovely city, if you get a chance go to the Vasa ship museum, have a dander round Gamla Stan and take a boat trip around some of the islands.
Hire bikes.
Fantastic city with islands and walkways and cycleways all around each island
 So many green spaces too
Some lovely restaurant too
Been there 5/6 times

Wouldn't be the cheapest destination I'd imagine?
Eating out isn't bad price wise

Alcohol is pricey though

In good weather just get take out from off licence and enjoy the parks.
Beware, they close at 3pm on Saturdays and closed on Sundays. They are all state owned too

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« Reply #1520 on: April 25, 2018, 11:07:40 AM »
Anybody been to legoland?
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« Reply #1521 on: April 25, 2018, 11:18:50 AM »
Anybody been to legoland?

I was about 6 years ago. Mighty job. Stayed in Marlowe, and had my own car. Good parking in Legoland, and Windsor is a nice town to stroll a couple of hours as well. Legoland is mental busy at times, so those Q-Bots or whatever they are called are worth their weight in gold.

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« Reply #1522 on: April 25, 2018, 11:43:21 AM »
I've been at LEGOLAND Windsor and the one in Denmark in my time, both pretty much identical I think and both extremely enjoyable. AZ is right Windsor is a nice place to wander around afterwards as is Ascot which is just up the road. Bear in mind that kids in the UK don't get hols til mid July, we went mid week in late June or early July and it was relatively easy to get on anything you wanted.

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« Reply #1523 on: April 25, 2018, 12:52:36 PM »
How long would you be looking to stay there for?
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« Reply #1524 on: April 25, 2018, 12:57:03 PM »
How long would you be looking to stay there for?

We did 3 days. If you wanted you could combine it with Chessington World of Adventures and extend a couple of days. That was also lovely, and is down near Epsom, only about half an hour from Legoland.

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« Reply #1525 on: May 01, 2018, 09:17:12 AM »
Folks, looking to head away at the start of July with the boss and 2 kids. Thinking of mainland Spain or one of the islands. Any recommendations for all-inclusive hotels?
try magic natura.  Its just outside benidorm.  We didnt leave the compound once and spent the total of 30 euro while there.

Have booked this for the first week of June - have heard good reports about it so really looking forward to it. Think the child will have an absolute ball.

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« Reply #1526 on: May 01, 2018, 10:04:14 AM »
Anybody been to legoland?

I went and rented a house in Windsor for a week. (called hopscotch cottage if your interested) Legoland is fantastic. Better than Disney Land Paris in my opinion. The speedy passes are a must. Windsor is really nice and we did a tour of the castle which was interesting enough. Peppa pig world is about an hours drive away too if your kids are small enough for that.

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« Reply #1527 on: May 01, 2018, 06:06:00 PM »
Anybody been to legoland?

I went and rented a house in Windsor for a week. (called hopscotch cottage if your interested) Legoland is fantastic. Better than Disney Land Paris in my opinion. The speedy passes are a must. Windsor is really nice and we did a tour of the castle which was interesting enough. Peppa pig world is about an hours drive away too if your kids are small enough for that.

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Though it was many years ago when our children were young.  Staying in Windsor is a great location with plenty of rentals available within and just beyond the town.  You also include a run into London from Windsor for another day out.


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Re: Holidays
« Reply #1528 on: May 01, 2018, 07:20:52 PM »
Anyone ever been to Mijas Pueblo on the Costa Del Sol. Snatching four days there next week but purely relying on Trip Adviser reports.

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« Reply #1529 on: May 01, 2018, 10:08:05 PM »
Anyone ever been to Mijas Pueblo on the Costa Del Sol. Snatching four days there next week but purely relying on Trip Adviser reports.

Itís fabulous. A wonderful village. About 15 mins from Fuengirola if you prefer more of a beach / strip holiday, but a vibrant place with a proper Spanish flavour.

Stay on the back streets for great food at cheap prices. Head for the views to pay more for less.