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Get the Kids Outside this Summer

As the summer holidays approach our thoughts turn to how to keep the little ones entertained without breaking the bank. Here at AWTYK we love getting outside with the kids, aside from the obvious health benefits, open spaces just seem to make burning energy a little easier and gives you a chance to bond as

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Fun Indoor activities with kids

Summer holidays are fast approaching and that surely means a few days where it pours down and the kids complain they’re bored. Don’t fret, have a look at our top 20 fun indoor activities with the kids. Make an indoor treasure hunt Make an obstacle course by tying string round the room (laser style) and

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Six Amazing Rainy Day Activities For Kids in London

Don’t let rainy days stop you from enjoying a fun and exciting family holiday! There are loads of rainy day activities for kids in London. Where even in the hottest days of summer (a rare occurrence!) there’s a slight chance of a refreshing shower every couple of days. Londoners pack an umbrella when heading out

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Top 5 Best Family Destinations in the World

The world is packed with kid-friendly attractions and activities. Amusement parks, zoos, and thrilling attractions for toddlers are everywhere, whether it’s summer, winter, spring or autumn. Making a choice usually seems like the most challenging thing to do. Before getting started, parents should settle on a budget. Set some priorities before venturing into the “wild”

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Birmingham Half Term Activities

Things to do with the kids this half term in Birmingham and surrounding areas. Half term is rapidly approaching so how can you keep the kids entertained for a whole week without resorting to the Ipad or another day at the park? Birmingham has some great attractions, many with special events planned over the May

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Staffordshire May Half Term Activities

Things do do with the kids this half term in Staffordshire and surrounding areas Half term is rapidly approaching so how can you keep the kids entertained for a whole week without resorting to the ipad or another day at the park? Staffordshire has some great attractions, many with special events planned over the May

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Best European Family Holidays

It’s that time of year again. We’ve been treated to a few lovely days of sunshine in the UK but now it’s pretty much back to grey skies and drizzle. So our thoughts turn to the summer and the best European family holidays. But where to book? Never fear, read this list to help you

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The Castle Climbing Centre Stoke Newington, London England

Looking for climbing, Stoke Newington? Try out the Castle Climbing Centre for a fantastic family friendly day out. The Castle Climbing Centre Boasting five floors and a whopping 450 roped route of various heights the Castle Climbing in Stoke Newington will keep you entertained for hours. They cater to all ages and abilities with one

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Family Days Out in Oxfordshire Meeting Animals

This delightful county lies almost in the middle of England and is packed with animal attractions that will keep children of all ages entertained and enthralled. Animals add to any family day out in Oxfordshire. Little ones will be amazed and learn at the same time. Here are a few ideas for a great family

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Best Beach Vacations for Families

Here at Are We There Yet Kids we’re all for exploration and adventure but sometimes busy family life dictates you need to lie on the beach for a week (or ten!) to recharge.  So if the thought of sunbathing and sandcastles has you thinking about your next holiday look no further than AWTYKs thoughts on

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There is something to see and do at every turn in Berkshire. From magnificent castles to meandering rivers and idyllic downs countryside it is a great place for families to relax. Family Days Out in Berkshire really are abundant and can be great value. Add in some child friendly attractions, busy towns and sleepy villages

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Baby Friendly Holidays in the UK – Great Staycation Ideas

Baby Friendly Holiday Suggestions in the UK. Some useful hints and tips including not-so-obvious destinations that you might just love the idea of. So there you are, proud parents of a new and precious little bundle. With holiday time fast approaching and very needed! Foreign culture and climate may seem attractive, and has lots of

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Exciting, Fun Places to go for all the Family

This attraction is now closed. Family Fun Days Indoors – Skydiving and Moving Ski Slopes!  When my wife told me she was going indoor skydiving with her friend, I thought she may have had one too many glasses of wine, especially as she has an aversion to heights! However she was deadly serious and on

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Piper Quinn At The Play Area At Trentham Monkey Forest

Fun Places To Go With The Family

Days Out In London – The O2 – a real family experience One of the iconic images of modern London is the 02 arena, formerly – and not that very fondly remembered as – the Millennium Dome. Now famous for major music concerts and sporting contests, I was surprised to find out that there was

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Looking for affordable family beach vacations? Here are some helpful hints and tips on how to find the most affordable family beach based holidays. It’s that time again – you’re dreaming of sun, sea, sand…and not having to spend a fortune. I aim to give you some helpful hints and tips on how to find

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