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The Cotswolds: that most quintessentially English patch of rolling hills, groomed gardens, trickling streams and chocolate-box villages. If there’s a more perfect family getaway in this green and pleasant land, we’ve yet to find it. But don’t just take our word for it…

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Have baby? Do travel. Here’s why…

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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In one of his recent Travel Dad columns for National Geographic Traveller’s family edition, Smith & Family founder and beleaguered father of two, James Lohan, offered his hard-won wisdom on how to keep the peace when you’re on the road with a back seat full of toddler… ‘Give it back, Tom!’ ‘Don’t bait your sister!’ […]

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Meet the parents: Mr & Mrs Smith

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Remember long, romantic weekends à deux? James Lohan and Tamara Heber-Percy do. They were so fond of them, in fact, that they made a name for themselves finding idyllic boutique hotels as Mr & Mrs Smith. Since Tom (seven) and Alex (four) joined the clan, their holiday wish list has had a little tweak: good […]

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The summer holidays are fast approaching: our top packing tip? Buy all those ‘last-minute’ essentials well in advance. We bring you family holiday inspiration, and Alexa Till (one half of the husband-and-wife team behind online kids’ fashion boutique Alex and Alexa) picks out the essential pieces to pack for easy-breezy holiday style…  CORNWALL, UK Where? Watergate Bay Hotel Why? Cornwall’s […]

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Ready to hit the beach? Hunter-gatherer of the coolest children’s kit, Kid Style Junkie (and mother of twins) Suzanne Peters rounds up her top 10 beach buys for boys and girls, from splash-happy swim shorts to sweet golden girls’ sandals… Wakey, wakey people: summertime is almost here! And let’s face facts: shopping for beach looks for your […]

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One stylish boutique hotel, 33 mums, countless cappuccinos, dozens of dilemmas solved… Contributing social editor Molly Gunn reports back from our first Mothers Meeting family-travel clinic. We love a collaboration here at Smith & Family – which is why we teamed up with hip mamas’ community Mothers Meeting to host a coffee morning and informal travel clinic […]

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