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Buggy and wheelchair routes in the Lakes
Heading out into the great outdoors for a long walk is a great way to spend some time in the fresh air with the whole family. However, if you have either wheelchairs or buggies with you then it’s essential that you plan the route you want to take to ensure you don’t get stuck at a stile or immovable gate. In total, there are almost 50 great routes to take which have nothing to obstruct a buggy or wheelchair user – here is our round-up of some of the best:
Three cool campsites for kids
Camping is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors together as a family. It gives you the freedom to explore and get close to nature. One of the most important aspects of camping is choosing the right campsite to suit your circumstances and what type of camping experience you want.
Win a stay with Forest Holidays
Ordnance Survey have teamed up with Forest Holidays to offer one lucky winner a fabulous £500 voucher to use towards a self-catering break in a luxury cabin set in breathtaking British woodland. Each cabin comes with soaring windows with dramatic forest views - the majority also feature a private hot tub from which to stargaze late into the night.
Kids woodlands survival skills
It can be hard work getting some children to appreciate the outdoors. The lures of television, tablets, games consoles and computers make many kids reluctant to get outside, while parents need to find safe locations and organise activities that encourage kids to try new things.