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Retreat house is a family affair

Christine Miles takes a six-year-old and a toddler on a half-term break to Scargill, and finds that it offers something for everyone

“NO PHYSICAL contact, OK?” the boys picked to play the robbers in this rendering of the Good Samaritan are instructed. Next, the victim’s face is smothered with a generous amount of red Sainsbury’s cake-icing. My six-year-old daughter, Olivia, turns to look at me, wide-eyed.

Day three of this Horrible Histories-style Bible week at Scargill House, in north Yorkshire, is turning out to be “horrible” indeed: after beginning the session by watching an ...

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