School holidays are upon us again and if you are looking for ideas for keeping your school age children busy and away from too much TV and computer games we’ve got some great ideas right here.
And as it’s Halloween during the week, there are lots of places offering spooky walks and activities designed to scare!
Our Leisure magazine has some good ideas for family activities highlighting venues across the country. Hopefully there will be one near you!
Last week we featured the National Trust’s Great British Walk on the blog and their website has some great ideas for spooky Halloween trails too. There’s a Great British Walk activity sheet to download and give you some ideas to make your walk a little more adventurous or challenging.
And if that goes well, don’t forget the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾. This is a real favourite of mine and we’ve signed up online and are hoping to get our reward some time soon. Conker challenge anyone?
Mumsnet.com is another great source of ideas – even if you are a dad – and has a list of top 10 Halloween events which cover locations across the country. If you don’t ‘mumsnet’ already, it really is worth a look – it’s a brilliant resource, full of ideas and practical suggestions.
And I can’t end a holiday-ideas blog post without mentioning Mission Explore – Ordnance Survey GeoVation winners who have a huge range of challenges and ideas for having fun whilst using geography and exploring your local area. And see if can beat some of the scores – but hopefully not mine! It’s adventure – but not as you know it!