For a truly special and affordable day out for all the family, we really recommend the Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park with boat trips along the Ashby Canal.
We’re super EGGcited to be taking part in the Digital Easter Egg Hunt with our friends at Learning Resources UK, with a HUGE bundle of prizes to be won – find out more here!
With 2021 being the year of the staycation, check out our ideas for a camping weekend or holiday with the family on farm and wildlife parks, from pop-up wild camping to glamping tents and more in the Midlands.
From virtual Easter egg hunts to festivals at home, even though the Easter holidays are a bit different this year, there’s still plenty of fun to be had at home. Check out our top ideas here!
From Easter egg hunts through and water sports adventures through to mini golf and snowsports, as restrictions start to ease, there really are some great days out in the East Midlands with the family this Easter.
With spring upon us and Easter holidays on the way, there’s never been a better time to get out and explore nature. We’ve put together some of our top activities, resources, eco-friendly gifts and ideas from small businesses, events and more, to help you explore nature with the family this season.
Whether you’re looking for a Mother’s Day gift or a present idea for a special mum or grandma’s birthday, here are our favourite small business gift ideas for women who love the outdoors!
World Book Day 2021 may be a little different, but it doesn’t need to be boring! Check out these fantastic live events, screen-free crafts and exciting resources to share the love of books and reading!
We had a great time at the virtual forest school hosted by Avocado Events and Wild Things York in February half term. Find out more here…
Just because we’re at home this half term, doesn’t need to be boring. Here are ideas for a lockdown half term, from virtual festivals to themed activities and forest school – all easy, many are free, and there’s something for all ages too!
Here are some of our top family-friendly campsites that are peaceful, safe, have great facilities, and the perfect base for a memorable camping trip with the family.
To celebrate the Big Garden Birdwatch, check out our simple binoculars craft for kids, our Kidnoculars review, as well as your chance to win your very own Kidnoculars with Learning Resources UK!
Here are a few ways we’re keeping our walks interesting during lockdown, when walking the same local routes. Many are free or require no equipment too!
We know we can’t get so far right now, but I hope these ideas can help you to enjoy winter outdoors with the family, and prepare for when we can go that bit further. Stay safe, stay warm and be prepared!
We may only be able to go on walks from home right now, but we still make sure we’re prepared with the right clothing for winter exploring outdoors.
Whether you’re looking for ideas for a fun weekend away or are searching for a family holiday in the UK, here are our recommendations for self-contained staycations in 2021.
If you’re looking for a truly unique day out with the family, we were buzzing from our day at Swadlincote Snowsports Centre. Find out more here!
The Bluebell Dairy team had clearly put their heart and soul into making their Santa’s Sleigh School a fantastic festive experience, even with the restrictions in place. Find out more here.
Glitter may look magical, but it can make wildlife really poorly. Find out more here as well as some alternative ideas to make sure your food is healthy for Rudolph and his friends this Christmas.
Having enjoyed our many visits to Conkers before, here is our review of the Winter Wonderland event in 2020. We felt safe and the lights were beautiful, just we went home a bit disappointed by the long queues.
Christmas is looking a little different this year. If you’re wanting ideas for keeping the festive season magical for the kids while they’re at home, I hope you can find some ideas here.
If you’re looking for eco-friendly small businesses this Christmas, check out a few of our favourites here, from stocking fillers for adults and kids, through to environmentally-friendly decorations and gift wrap ideas.
While we can’t visit the mountains in person, here’s 10 reasons why I love to escape to the mountains.
A great day out for all the family in Leicestershire, with woodland walks, natural play areas and accessible routes too. Don’t miss out on the Labyrinth and sculptures!
If you’re looking for a great day out with the family in the Peak District, we recommend the fully-accessible Peak Wildlife Park, a unique wildlife park full of amazing animal encounters.
From stocking fillers to making memories, here are some of my top Christmas gift ideas for kids who love nature, the outdoors and adventures!
We were honoured to be invited to be a part of the Learning Resources UK Building Someone Amazing campaign and reviewing their Botley 2.0 coding robot. Find out more about the campaign and their top 10 educational gifts for Christmas here.
Stonehenge Campsite is a great location for family-friendly camping or glamping, with beautiful facilities, super friendly staff and plenty of overnight options, from basic pitches and pods to luxury glamping.
A fun and educational day out with the family in the Cotswolds with so much to do for all ages. With amazing events and even a campsite, we can’t recommend Cotswold Farm Park enough.
For a fun family-friendly Halloween event or something to do with the kids this October half term, look no further than the National Forest Adventure Farm. Pumpkin patch included!