Young Creatives 2015 – The Winners!

Posted by Emma on 20th May 2015

See the final winners for our 2015 winners and find out how to hear more about the scheme for 2016

Cheese Rolling at Cooper’s Hill

Posted by Clare on 19th May 2015

Cooper’s Hill in Gloucester is normally a quiet, serene slice of English countryside, frequented only by dog-walkers and wildlife. Every May, however, thousands flock to the unlikely spot to spectate or partake in one of the UK’s most unusual events. Cheese rolling. On Monday 25th May, 2015 eager cheese chasers will hurtle down the steep… Read more »

Coast paths, challenges and walking festivals for National Walking Month

Posted by Dawn on 19th May 2015

It’s National Walking Month which means it’s time to explore our glorious countryside routes and coast paths on foot. With the spectacular South West Coast Path, rolling countryside and plenty of historical sites to visit, the UK is a great place to reap the rewards of walking.

Painting the coast – an interview with artist Laura Wall

Posted by Clare on 18th May 2015

South Devon artist Laura Wall’s whimsical paintings of seaside towns inspire happy memories of holidays gone by! We interviewed Laura to find out about her life as an artist and what family holidays mean to her.

South Coast accommodation for the adrenaline seekers

Posted by Hayley on 15th May 2015

We have selected a few of the most exciting water sporting activities to experience during your holiday to the South Coast.

Top mini moon destinations in the UK

Posted by Emma on 13th May 2015

See our top mini moon destinations in the UK, perfect for taking that pre honeymoon getaway.

Where was Far From The Madding Crowd filmed?

Posted by Dawn on 12th May 2015

Dorset has stolen the limelight in the 2015 film adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd. With popular locations such as West Bay, Sherborne and Forde Abbey making an appearance, Dorset’s rustic landscape provided the perfect setting for the film.

Children’s traditional vintage holiday downloadables

Posted by Katy on 12th May 2015

Give your children a taste of your childhood holiday experiences with these vintage free downloadable games!

50 traditional games and activities from your childhood

Posted by Dawn on 11th May 2015

From building a den to making daisy chains, flying a kite or blowing bubbles, traditional childhood games allow us to use our imagination and creativity. Remember making paper aeroplanes or building sandcastles? So do we. Nostalgia is a huge part of family holidays whether you’re on the beach or in the countryside.

Come and see us at a county show near you

Posted by Sarah on 11th May 2015

It’s show season once again and we’re looking forward to meeting lots of you at various shows across the UK. We’ve put together a calendar so that you can easily find us over the next couple of months!