Countryside

Packing Tips For Your Next Countryside Family Getaway

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While the UK countryside is known for its unsurpassed natural beauty, it also has a reputation for boasting some of the most temperamental weather conditions in the world. As it is quite possible to experience all four seasons in a single day, it’s important to pack with various weather conditions in mind, regardless of the... Read more »
Jack

The world is very unkind to some children

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The world is very unkind to some children. Jack was one of them. In his young life he had been through a trauma which affected him so badly that he stopped speaking, and was no longer attending school. Healthcare workers were trying their hardest to help. And one of them, who knew about the work... Read more »

Children’s Mental Health Week

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A break is so important for the mental health of children, particularly young carers. Being the main carer for a parent at such a young age can really take it’s toll. At a time when other children may have very little pressure, young carers have taken on huge responsibility. Missing out on the simple things that... Read more »
Enjoy life by the water

Unique Ideas To Invigorate The Family Holiday

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The family holiday should be a cherished time of year, but it often leads to frustrated parents – and empty pockets. According to a study reported by the Huffington Post, school holidays will cost parents £126 extra per child just to keep them entertained, with winter often more expensive due to Christmas presents. With other... Read more »

6 unique places to stay in the UK for an unforgettable overnight adventure

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Are you looking for something out of the ordinary? If a bog-standard hotel isn’t your kind of scene, and you’re after a different type of experience, then we’re here to give you some inspiration. You may be surprised to discover that throughout the UK, there are some truly unique places to stay. And we’ve found... Read more »
Christmas markets

Family Events This Christmas Season

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Christmas is fast approaching and it’s hard to not feel the excitement. For children, it’s such a thrilling time with the promises of no school and presents. For parents and guardians, it’s about treasured time spent together. There are many events happening around the UK this festive season. From Christmas markets to winter wonderlands, there... Read more »
Edinburgh

Christmas Markets You Have To Visit This Year

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Visiting a Christmas Market is one of the best ways of bringing the festive season into your life. You can browse the stalls and relax with a glass of mulled wine while you listen to Christmas music, purchase gifts and spend time with your friends and family. A visit to the Christmas markets has grown... Read more »
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Reasons for making a Will

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Gifts in Wills are vital to the work of most charities, including the Family Holiday Association. After you’ve taken care of loved ones, you may wish to leave a gift in your Will to your favourite charity and pass on something wonderful to future generations. The donation can be as small or large as you... Read more »

How to take great photos

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Taking photos on your holiday or day out can help those special memories to last a lifetime. And whether you have a smartphone or camera, it really doesn’t matter! Check out our guide to better photography to help you capture those lasting memories. Click here or on the image below to open the guide. If... Read more »

“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 »