The National Trust’s Formby Beach in Merseyside is a perfect family day out, with a long golden beach surrounded by towering sand dunes and thick pinewoods full of red squirrels.
The days might be shorter and colder, but that shouldn’t stop you getting outside as a family. Here are 10 simple autumn outdoor activities for toddlers.
Campfires, den building, pond dipping and flame-grilled hot dogs – safe to say last weekend’s ‘Who Let The Dads Out?’ event at Hinchingbrooke Park in Huntingdon was right up our street!
Holkham Beach in Norfolk is a perfect day out for outdoorsy families. You can paddle in the sea, run in the sand dunes, play games on the beach and charge through the pinewoods. We love it!
I’ve always been an expert at killing every plant in our garden, but this summer we discovered how simple and fun it is to grow your own sunflowers as a family.
Aside from having a kid in the first place, camping with toddlers is probably the scariest thing I’ve ever done. Here are some tips for surviving your first night under canvas!
Here’s the final installment in our 101 outdoor activities for families series. Every idea in here is designed to be simple, fun and cheap – so we hope they inspire some exciting adventures!
Thanks to the awesome summer 2018 heatwave we’ve been jumping in every bit of water we can find. But is it safe to go wild swimming with toddlers?
Canoe camping simply involves going on a canoe trip, stashing a tent, hammock or bivvy bag in your boat, then sleeping outdoors by a river. I just tried it for the first time – and it’s awesome!
Riding tractors, petting sheep, milking goats, riding horses, bouncing on bouncy castles and scoffing homemade ice cream – our first family visit to Open Farm Sunday was a big success!