Otter

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 »
C4Urselves

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 »
Choosing the right pair of sunglasses for your face

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 »
Deckchairs on beach

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 »
Family staycation

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 »

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 »
The most magical gift

Why A Holiday Or Day Out Is The Most Magical Gift For Families In Need

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There’s no better feeling than heading to the shops and picking out a fantastic gift for a person or family who’s going through a challenging time in their lives. When you stumble upon the perfect find, you know you’ll be able to bring joy and provide a moment or two of happiness during a really... Read more »
Christmas Fundraising Ideas

Christmas Fundraising Ideas

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Tis the season to be jolly… Bake a cake and raise some lolly… The Christmas season of goodwill is a great time for fundraising. And there is no shortage of things you can do. Here a few ideas to get you started: Festive Cake Sale From mince pies to ginger bread, there are loads of... Read more »