Parks and museums

What we can learn from plants and flowers

What we can learn from plants and flowers

Plants and flowers can be our teachers if we choose to let them. Many people recognise how uplifted they feel from spending time in a pretty garden or woodland surrounded by vibrant colours and stunning blooms, but maybe don’t stop to consider what we can learn from plants and flowers. Medicinal purposes Plants and flowers

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Things to do in the school holidays

Things to do in the school holidays

The expectant faces of kids on holiday mornings can test the most creative of parents – how to fill those endless school-free days? There is an argument that says just tell the kids to go off and play. Personally I think it’s important to do just that sometimes – they need to learn how to

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trip to the seaside

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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Buying a caravan for the family

Caravanning is a fun way to spend time with the family and introduce children to the great outdoors. There is the freedom of travelling from campsite to campsite and the luxury of taking a mini version of your home on the road. But what should you consider before buying a caravan for the family? Think

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Top things to see and do in London

I looked at the calendar today and was shocked to see how far into 2014 we are. Where Did That Go? It’s easy to get so wrapped up in life that you forget to experience it, and where better to live-it-up than in our nation’s capital. Here is a selection of not-to-be-missed events going on

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Top family festivals for 2014

Keeping the kids entertained during weekends and school holidays can be expensive to say the least, and for those with larger families, it can be especially hard. Taking the kids to festivals is a great way of getting the whole family out and all getting the opportunity to enjoy yourselves and now is a good

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