The summer is the prime time to get out and enjoy the wonders of nature that surround us. With the sunny weather, and abundance of free time due to the school summer holidays, we’ve come up with some exciting ways that you can fuel your kids love for nature:
Glamping, which is short for ‘glamourous camping’ dates back further than that you might think, although the term has only been around for a few years, the ideas date back as far as the 1100s. Glamping is a way to experience the fun of camping, the beauty of nature and the luxury of home comforts without the hassle of having to put up a tent and live like a caveman.
With the popularity glamping on the rise in the UK, we bring you a brief history of the origins of the glamping holiday…
Following on from our recent blog “How to Live in a Yurt”, we’ve decided to expand upon the topic, offering solutions and tips on how to live in a yurt with a family. The initial decision of choosing to live in a yurt as opposed to a traditional house can be quite daunting, particularly when you have children to think about, as well as yourselves. However, it can certainly be done, and the imaginative nature of these abodes paired with the wonderful way of life will cement you in your decision. If anything, you’ll be left wondering why you didn’t do it sooner!
To celebrate National Bike Week, we have compiled a list of the best cycle routes around the U.K to explore. From the coastal views along the trails in Devon up to the rugged challenges of North Wales, with a stunning backdrop of the Snowdonia mountain range, there is a route for every type of cyclist to try! To help you pick the best route, for you and your group, we have also highlighted who the trail best suits.
Festival season is finally upon us, and we cannot wait to see what this season has to offer! Each and every year we see a new wave of innovation on the festival front, from luxury glamping accommodation options to new themes, quirky trends and massive headliners. 2017 is no exception, so if you’re looking to find the best festivals in the UK this year, look no further!
The gift giving experience is something that we have enjoyed for centuries, with the pleasure of opening a surprise present to giving the perfect gift being quite incomparable to anything else. Whether it is a birthday, Christmas gift, a Mother’s Day or Father’s Day special, or simply a gift ‘just because’; we love them. However, the gift market has seen a shift in recent years, with people opting to give people experiences rather than material gifts. Read on to find out just a few of the reasons why giving experiences are better than materialistic gifts:
It’s great to see the numbers of people who now understand the importance of consuming increased levels of plant-based foods, including nuts, various fruits, vegetables, and pulses on the rise. Eating these foods means it isn’t just your health that benefits, the planet does too!
The world we live in is changing, with more people than ever showing concern for the state of our environment and turning to more eco-friendly choices in their lives. As the trend for environmentally conscious living spreads like wildfire, one of the most recent trends to spark interest is that of tiny homes.
Summer is here, and we are seeing glorious sunny days, so now is the perfect time to plan a last-minute staycation break to make the most of the summer! For those of you that love the great outdoors and the coast (and who doesn’t?!), here are six of our favourite walks in the U.K:
We are very fortunate in this country to have such a wealth of magnificent beaches and coastline for all to enjoy. Recently, Cornwall was given multiple awards for its well-kept beaches, as the Keep Britain Tidy listings were announced.
The results mean that a third of bathing beaches in England can proudly fly a flag that marks them out as the best in the country.