How a Glamping Holiday can Bring a Family Together

With the new year now in full swing, many of us are starting to plan our holidays and adventures for the forthcoming year. When trying to plan a holiday around half-terms and other events, it can be a more difficult than first thought. However, this shouldn’t deter you to not go on holiday at all, as there are, in fact, plenty of other ways to travel than having to plan something months in advance and think about passports and all… Continue Reading “How a Glamping Holiday can Bring a Family Together”

The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

Lemur Loop Marwell

Last night we were invited to the opening of the new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo. Marwell Zoo has 140 acres to explore, packed full of hundreds of endangered and charismatic animals from anteaters to white rhino, giraffes to penguins, zebra to snow leopards and many, many more. One of our favourite recent additions to the zoo is the African Wilderness, their largest exhibit to date, which is home to the White Rhino, Zebra, Scimitar-Horned Oryx and Ostrich, which all… Continue Reading “The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo”

Connect Your Kids To Nature – Even In The Middle Of Winter!

Snowball

We take it for granted that connecting to nature is a good thing – but did you know there’s a wealth of research evidence to prove it? Over the last 30 years researchers have set up numerous experiments designed to find out whether being close to the natural world has real and measurable benefits, and the answer has been an overwhelming ‘yes’ One of the very first trials found that a group of postoperative hospital patients with a view of… Continue Reading “Connect Your Kids To Nature – Even In The Middle Of Winter!”

The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout

Grown-ups and children alike are in for a treat over the upcoming summer holidays as the RSPB will once again be urging nature lovers to spend a night under the stars for its annual Big Wild Sleepout on 29th – 31st July. I am excited as we will be taking part at Camp Bestival and have signed up to sleep under the stars with our friends from Fore Adventure. The charity is challenging children and their families across the UK… Continue Reading “The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout”

Interplay Pocket Microscope Review #30DaysWild

Frog

Ever since Isaac’s friend Charlie took his pocket microscope to Avon Heath Isaac has wanted one and on that trip they found all sorts of creatures on the heath including bullet ants, damsel flies and spiders. We are taking part in the #30dayswild challenge so when Interplay offered us the Pocket Microscope to review I jumped at the chance and it was the best decision I have made. This June the #30dayswild challenge is about doing something wild every day… Continue Reading “Interplay Pocket Microscope Review #30DaysWild”