Things to do with kids

Ever-spiralling foreign travel costs and a faltering UK economy have done their bit to popularise the ‘staycation’, which not only gives the average holidaymaker more pennies to play with but also benefits the environment as we collectively reduce our carbon footprints by holidaying in the UK. [click to continue…]

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Educational Adventures for your Children

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Now that the Summer Holidays have drawn to a close it’s worth putting something in the diary for the kids to look forward to. Not as bribery of course (ahem), but to enhance their learning out of school too. Here we have a host of activities across the UK that have an erudite slant!

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Visiting The Jorvik Viking Centre in York

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York, Vikings, and Romans. They go together like roast beef and Yorkshires, cauliflower and cheese. The city of York is teeming with history, dating back to when first the Romans, then the Vikings, conquered and established life here. Over the years, many archaeological discoveries have been made, giving us a glimpse into the societies that […]

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The Top 5 Roller Coasters in the UK

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Here in the UK we’re theme park-crazy, with nearly 30 parks operating across the British Isles despite its rainy summers and long, cold winters. Major parks such as Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and Blackpool Pleasure Beach have been at the forefront of ride technology, installing a range of major attractions during the past two decades.

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The Wight Stuff – Why the Isle of Wight is a Perfect UK Holiday Destination

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Once part of the county of Hampshire England’s largest island – the Isle of Wight – is now an administrative county in its own right. Situated four miles from the mainland and reached by ferry the Isle of Wight has been a favourite holiday destination for generation; Queen Victoria loved the island so much that […]

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Staycation Ideas In The UK

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We all want to take a break, but don’t want to break the bank while doing it. Rather than jetting off abroad, many budget conscious families are looking for holiday entertainment closer to home. But a UK based ‘staycation’ doesn’t have to mean a fortnight camped out in the back garden. There are a whole […]

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A Winter Family Day in Surrey

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Sick of the same old family days spent at the cinema, careering around an adventure playground, or even worse, mediating fights about ‘boring’ museums?  Well, there is another way, outside the hustle and bustle of the Capital celebrating the great outdoors in a way mum, dad and the kids can enjoy.

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A Day at The Eden Project

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As its name suggests, the Eden Project is a laudable effort to protect and preserve the planet’s natural heritage. The huge complex outside of Cornwall consists of two large geodesic dome greenhouses, each containing its own distinct biosphere of plant life. A research and an education centre as well as a tourist attraction, the site […]

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