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camping, Family Wild Walks, Spring -

You want to get outdoors right? With the rules changing again we've updated our summary of what you can do right now, and what is coming up, with 5 key ways to keep connecting to the outdoors throughout spring. With that in mind there are some links to podcasts and bird song, and, in preparation for the summer, links to our favourite campsite booking platforms. Enjoy! 

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Family Wild Walks, London National Park City -

Whatever the weather, getting outside in lockdown will lift your mood, get you some much needed vitamin D and reduce stress and anxiety. Here's our five top tips guaranteed to make even the most reluctant friend or child enjoy a walk outside, even in the depths of autumn and winter!

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Early Years, Play theory, School -

What is the purpose of education? This is a question posed by the Purpose/Ed campaign back in 2013, and this was my response... Given we are now returning to school post Covid this seems ever more important.

The news about schools leading ‘catch up’ sessions in the summer made us think about what this means, and reminded us of this journal post. Yes give kids the tools they need to learn, but before the autumn they need to be given the space to catch up with themselves and just to play.

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Blog, Coronavirus -

The last year may have seemed quite overwhelming, but we shouldn't lose sight of the fact we're probably already quite skilled in getting through hard times. As we grew up, we learnt how to cope; we managed to face down fears. By reflecting on the playful, happier moments, and the sparks of light in the darkness, we can tap into the wellspring of our resilience.

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Family Wild Walks, Nature connection, Outdoor Family Camping -

The Countryside Code isn’t very long, it’s not complicated, it isn’t hard to follow and it applies to nearby urban green spaces as well as to mountains and moors. We think it deserves to be refreshed and revived so everyone can enjoy the outdoors...

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