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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 »
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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 »
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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 »