Smith & KidsStylish family travel: child-friendly hotels, family holiday tips and insider guides

Contemporary design and toddlers aren’t the obvious holiday combination – clean-lined minimalist interiors can all-too-easily become a canvas for compositions in Crayola and crushed banana, right? After asking the delightful designer and dad, Andrew Diprose (art director of Wired and The Ride Journal, to decamp his brood (including daughter Bella, three) to head to Corsica […]

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Last summer, Andrew Diprose (art director of Wired and The Ride Journal) enjoyed a two-part Corsican family adventure with leading lady, Jenny, and Bella (their three-year-old daughter) and this included a whirl at the beachside boutique Grand Hôtel de Cala Rossa, in the south of this idyllic Mediterranean island escape.  ‘Like most art directors, I’m a […]

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Edmund and Ulrika Vallance took their sons Kasper, 4 and Ossian, 3 to The Ickworth to review this hotel anonymously for Smith & Family. A super family-friendly Georgian stately in National Trust parkland in Suffolk, they had a lot of fun as a family, of course, but this musician member of our Parent Panel also relished the period-drama appeal […]

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