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Just spotted this quick break deal from Luxury Family Hotels and it’s right up Muddy avenue. I’ve been to a couple of the LFH hotels and they’re fantastic – great for kids, luxe for parents but unpretentious and good value and in the most stupendously beautiful locations – Cornish beaches, Suffolk countryside, New Forest woodlands.

The Ickworth Hotel, Suffolk

The Ickworth Hotel, Suffolk

Until the end of this month (well, the 28th June) they’re offering an extra Sunday for £50 a room with bed and breakfast  – DID YOU YOU COMPUTE THAT?!! – provided you spend £75 on food and drinkies which, if your gin habit is anything like mine is a piece of cake.


So after a super-relaxing long weekend,  the kids feel a bit, um, ‘peaky’ on Monday morning and you/your partner can ‘work’ from home before legging it back from your lovely hotel and clicking back into normal life from lunchtime. (Oh come on, it can’t just be me!)

Fowey Hall hotel, Cornwall

Fowey Hall hotel, Cornwall

There are also some really good midweek breaks if you have younger kids and aren’t so tied to school – a two night break with candlelit dins for £299 or £399 for a three night stay. Frankly, it’s a total steal, I’m sooooo there.





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