I read a brilliant report the other day highlighting the many benefits of getting kids outside – like learning new skills, boosting confidence and making friends. Just an hour a day makes a huge difference!
Last weekend my 3-year-old drove an actual riverboat and ticked off around a dozen new wildlife species. If that’s not a good family day out, I don’t know what is.
Summer’s almost here which means endless hours in the garden – so we’ve spent the past two weekends trying to build the very best outdoor toddler playhouse.
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.
This collection of 8 great winter walks for families is designed for getting outdoors with your kids on short, frosty and spectacular days.
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!