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Fun things to do with the family while social distancing

Having to stay isolated is a very new experience for us all and it can be quite unsettling, especially for children in the family. Trying to keep children entertained is challenging enough and there’s only so much of the same thing that can be done until boredom strikes. Therefore, whilst we’re all at home with […]

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A Love of Reading

National read a book day is on the 6th September, and to me, this is probably one of the most important days on earth! (besides pancake day) Why? Because reading is like breathing! 7 billion people do it constantly, almost every second, every day of our lives. But now, it’s rare to find a true […]

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Why Has Disney Been So Successful?

Thanks to the Age of Information most of us know a bit about business; we have a rough notion of the meaning of ‘turnover’ and ‘expenditure’, and experience at first-hand a company’s changes to its ‘product lines’. We also have an idea about what makes one tumble or thrive, and every so often we see […]

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Discover Wistow Maze 2018 – The Perfect Day Out This Summer!

The school summer holidays are well underway and I bet all the families out there are looking for some adventures to have in this wonderful warm weather – well, the Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction, Wistow Maze, is waiting to be discovered! The Maze is only open for 8 to 10 weeks in the […]

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A wonderful summer at Nottingham’s Newstead Abbey

The beautiful Newstead Abbey grounds is famous for the ancestral home of Lord Byron, a popular romantic poet of the era until his debts forced him to sell the house in 1817. The interior holds an extensive exhibit of Byronian mementoes which can still be seen today. Generations of Byron’s transformed the medieval abbey into a grand residence […]

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The secrets of the National Justice Museum

The National Justice Museum, along with the City of Caves, is just another unique experience Nottingham has to offer. The tourist attraction has gained thousands of visitors from all over the country since it’s opening in 1995, and tourists say they are “impressed” by what they discover when visiting. The building wasn’t always a museum […]

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10 Brilliant ideas for the Summer Holidays here in the East Midlands

This summer has been one of the hottest on record! Starting all the way back in April, we’ve seen cloudless skies, bright sunny days and only a few light showers. Although, finding the time to get outdoors and spend quality time with the family in this wonderful weather can sometimes be tricky, due the pressures […]

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Step inside Stratford-upon Avon’s Butterfly Farm

The butterfly is a beautiful insect: whether they’re fluttering in the countryside, settling in our gardens or paintings on the wall. There are over 18,500 recorded butterfly species in the whole world with just 59 species living in England. Butterflies are part of the Lepidoptera class of insects which are characterized by their large scaly […]

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Farm Parks in the East Midlands

As Spring is among us, we’re going to want a lot of activities to keep the kids happy over the Easter Holidays and the weekends, so here we’ve lined up some of the best and most exciting Farm Parks in the East Midlands. Farm Parks are great family days out, plenty of fun and involve cute […]