“No matter where you go, you can always find fine people”

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Helping children visit the seaside in the 1950’s “No matter where you go, you can always find fine people” begins an article in the Manchester Weekly News, dated 14th October 1950. The article refers to Rachael Dewhurst, who organised annual trips to the Blackpool seaside for children living in a heavily populated and bombed-out area... Read more »
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The Pineapple Peloton head to Paris

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On a sunny day in June, an 11-person strong team gathered on the pavement outside their office in central London ready and raring to take on one of the ultimate cycling challenges –cycling c.170 miles from London to Paris. In only 24 hours! The “Pineapple Peloton” represents Campbell Lutyens, an independent private capital advisory firm,... Read more »

Dreamy Scottish castles to make you believe in magic again 

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Scotland is a world-renowned tourist destination for so many reasons: the stunning natural scenery that is perfect for road trips, the unique and endearing culture and not to forget, the lovely fairytale-like castles. The Scottish may be best remembered for their checkered kilts and bagpipes, but a visit to any of the majestic castles will... Read more »
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5 of the best holiday destinations to see UK wildlife

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Wildlife spotting is often associated with Big Five safaris and whale watching in the Arctic. But British holidaymakers needn’t travel so far or risk a dangerous Jeep excursion to see rare and exotic animals. The British Isles is home to an astonishing number of rare birds and aquatic species, from puffins and otters to eagles... Read more »

Win a Higgidy picnic!

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Hurrah! It’s National Picnic Week (21-30 June) and we’re giving you the chance to win a Higgidy cool bag packed with delicious picnic products! Scroll down for details… We’ve teamed up with our friends at Higgidy as they encourage the nation to ‘Do Picnics Proud’ this summer, and ditch the soggy sarnies for a delicious quiche or... Read more »
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Share experiences, make memories

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The Family Holiday Association recently partnered with C4Urselves, the ethical online community dedicated to celebrating & enhancing our experience of the world, as captured by ordinary, and extraordinary people. We asked founder Federico Moscogiuri to explain why he started the business. “Happiness means many things to many people and at different times. However we define... Read more »
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How to select the perfect pair of sunglasses for your face shape

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As the sun starts to peek its cheery face through the clouds, you’ll be excited to bask in its glimmering glow. Whether you head to the beach, pull up a seat in the park or just fancy a stroll outside to soak in the beaming rays, there’s one thing you can’t be without. That’s right,... Read more »
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6 top tips so you can stay safe on your summer holiday

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As the season starts to heat up, undoubtedly so will your workload – and your desire to get away from it all on a relaxing summer holiday. So there’s no better time to start planning for a restful escape. Whether you’re going away with the little ones, looking for some fun in the sun with... Read more »

Celebrating the nation’s Bed & Breakfasts!

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This week we are celebrating all things Bed and all things Breakfast, as today marks the start of National B&B Week running from Monday 18 – Sunday 24 March. The week was founded in 2018 by online booking technology company eviivo and the B&B Association and celebrates the incredible work of independent hosts across the... Read more »
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Planning a family staycation that is fun for everyone

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Considering a staycation? This term is usually used to describe when you stay in your home country or town rather than flying abroad for a getaway. Some take this one step further and stay in their own homes, choosing to travel in their cars to somewhere new before returning at night to sleep. Either way,... Read more »