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Ten places to visit in the UK

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to spend the day or for a beach holiday, there are plenty of great places to visit across the UK. Here are our top 10 locations and ideas of where to go. Devon The county has 95 miles of beautiful coastline, with clean beaches, rock pools and plenty of opportunities

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Happy family having picnic

Planning the perfect picnic

Whether you’re seven or 70, picnics are fun. Getting outdoors to enjoy some fresh air, great company and tasty food – what’s not to like? Last minute picnics can be brilliant but if you’re planning on spending the day and making an event of it, you may wish to put a little extra preparation into

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The national trust

The National Trust operates a range of sites across the UK, and there is always something on offer that will delight both adults and kids alike. Getting out and about in the countryside is the perfect antidote to working life, and with the kids leading the way you can enjoy valuable family time together in

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Planning a holiday with a large family

All holidays need a degree of planning if they are to run smoothly, but when your vacation party is super-sized, dusting off those project management skills is a must. It’s common sense really – the more people you have to accommodate, the more complicated life becomes. Follow these tips on planning a holiday with a

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Top Free or Cheap Family Activites by YOU!

In one of our recent competitions, we asked you what ideas and activities you do for free or that cost very little, that keep the kids entertained. We were overwhelmed with the amount of fantastic imaginative ideas you came up with, so here they are, all courtesy of you! Out and About ‘We go to

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Making the most of Winter

So even though we’ve just headed through mid winter and our days are now slowly getting lighter and longer, January and February can be very difficult months of each year to navigate through with many people feeling restricted and constrained by cold, bleak weather and low energy levels. Rather than fighting this situation and trying

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