Is the UK supporting outdoor play for our children?

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Kids need to play outside. According to a 2016 study, three quarters of UK children spend less time outside than prison inmates. UN guidelines mandate that prisoners must be allowed at least one hour outside – but our children are getting even less than that. This is clearly an issue, especially in light of the health benefits that come with outdoor play. These include using a larger vocabulary outdoors, promoting creativity and ultimately, helping them get physical exercise. However, do… Continue Reading “Is the UK supporting outdoor play for our children?”

Tree Top Adventure, Snowdonia

It is no secret that our family likes adventure and none more so than Hubby and Kian. Last weekend they headed up to North Wales to go to Zip World and whilst they were there they also visited the Tree Top Adventure. Tree Top adventure is a unique, fully equipped high ropes centre available to a wide range of customers. There is a junior course for younger adventures but the boys were soon kitted out in safety gear and negotiating over… Continue Reading “Tree Top Adventure, Snowdonia”