Family Holiday Association | The charity that gives struggling families a break https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk Helping struggling families to get a break Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:59:57 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Reasons for making a Will https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/reasons-for-making-a-will/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/reasons-for-making-a-will/#respond Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:39:05 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6921 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 »

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How to take great photos https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/how-to-take-great-photos/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/how-to-take-great-photos/#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:19:59 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6900 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 »

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“No matter where you go, you can always find fine people” https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/seaside-visit-1950s/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/seaside-visit-1950s/#respond Wed, 07 Aug 2019 09:14:33 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6858 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 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/the-pineapple-peloton-head-to-paris/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/the-pineapple-peloton-head-to-paris/#respond Fri, 26 Jul 2019 10:53:08 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6828 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 »

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Dreamy Scottish castles to make you believe in magic again  https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/dreamy-scottish-castles/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/dreamy-scottish-castles/#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 09:02:19 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6817 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 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/5-best-destinations-to-see-wildlife/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/5-best-destinations-to-see-wildlife/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:50:51 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6748 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 »

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Win a Higgidy picnic! https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/higgidy-picnic/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/higgidy-picnic/#respond Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:46:17 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=3950 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 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/experiences-memories/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/experiences-memories/#respond Tue, 28 May 2019 09:55:59 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6618 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 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/select-perfect-sunglasses/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/select-perfect-sunglasses/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 08:59:50 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6562 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 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/6-safety-holiday-tips/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/6-safety-holiday-tips/#respond Fri, 10 May 2019 11:19:50 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6573 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 »

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