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South West holiday parks set to open for busiest season ever on 01 April 

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While some people will be riding unicorns and playing pranks on their friends, on 01 April the South West Holiday Parks team will be welcoming the first of thousands of guests through their doors as the 2017 season gets underway.

Over the past three years, the growing family business has invested over £2 million pounds to update their parks and now offer the very best in self-catering holidays on home soil.

Wake up to one of the best breakfasts in the uk with the venus company

The Venus Cafe, Blackpool Sands

The Venus Company is thrilled to have been announced as one of the best places in the UK to have breakfast.

Often heralded as the most important meal of the day, the region by region list was put together by a team of top national food journalists and restaurant critics for The Guardian. With just 50 spots across the nation making the cut, The Venus Café at Blackpool Sands was highlighted as “one of the South West’s loveliest beaches”.

20% off Family & Friends Railcard this half term

Family & Friends Railcard

National Rail has announced 20% off its Family & Friends one year Railcard from 3-20 February – perfect for fun trips this February half term.

The sale means that the Railcard, which saves a third off most adult rail fares and 60% off kids’ fares, will be available for just £24, for a year’s unlimited usage – helping family and friends enjoy fun-filled trips, without breaking the bank.

To take advantage of the sale visit: familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/sale and use code: FEB17

For cash-strapped parents needing inspiration this half term, Family & Friends Railcard has compiled five exciting trips for families:

Get back to nature

Closed - Win a Family Ticket To GreenWood Forest Park!

Greenwood Forest Park, Wales

There’s stacks of fun at GreenWood Forest Park and we’ve got a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children for you to win! 

Voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales for six years running, days out don’t get much better than this!  GreenWood Forest Park is set in 27 magical acres, and it’s easy to see why it’s a full day out - discovering woodland adventure, awesome attractions and forest family fun.  

Award-winning spa offers a winter treat

 Hydropool at award winning spa, Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham

COUPLES looking for a pre festive break can enjoy a gift of an offer from a leading North East hotel.

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham has created a Winter Indulgence package, allowing guests to sample its first class facilities with a special overnight stay.

Visitors who book will enjoy a stay in a Premier Room, a two course dinner in the hotel’s acclaimed Fusion Asian restaurant and a spa brunch the following morning.


Competition now closed - Win A Family Ticket To Visit Amberley Museum During The 2017 Season

Amberley Museum

Win A Family Ticket To Visit Amberley Museum During The 2017 Season

Amberley Museum is an amazing place tucked away in the South Downs between Storrington and Arundel, with a focus on industrial and transport history, with over 40 buildings. Most days the bus service is running as well as the narrow gauge railway which takes visitors from near the entrance right to the far end where the electricity, communications and railway exhibition halls can be found.


Competition now closed - Win a complimentary day ticket for 2 Adults & 2 Children to GreenWood Forest Park,

Greenwood Forest Green Dragon Roller Coaster

Visit GreenWood Forest Park, North Wales’ leading family adventure park, Set in 17 magical acres, discover for yourself why it’s an award winning full day out.

Jump aboard the world’s only people powered roller coaster, zoom down the longest sledge run in Wales, enjoy the Jungle Boat Adventure and discover the super bouncy Giant Jumper. Plus, explore the turrets of TreeTop Towers, take off your socks and shoes for the BareFoot Trail or take a ride on the zippy Moon Karts. Smaller tots will also find adventure in the Little Forest PlayBarn, Toddler’s Village, Tunnel Warren and the Little Green Run.

HERE COMES SUMMER …

TRAVELLERS looking to spend summer in the city are invited to head to Newcastle, where two top hotels are providing some seasonal sizzle.

The New Northumbria, at the heart of the upmarket suburb of Jesmond, is offering one night for £65 per room and two nights for £95, while Grey Street Hotel, on Newcastle’s most famous, city centre street, is offering one night for £69 and two, for £99.

Anyone who books a deluxe double or twin room at The New Northumbria or Grey Street Hotels will be welcomed with a bottle of Prosecco and an extra two hours on their check in and check out times.


Springtime Photography Competition 2016 - Competition Now Closed

Springtime Photography Competition winning photograph Flower with Ladybird

 

Our Winner is Laura Elliott from Co. Fermanagh, N. Ireland

Thank you to everybody that entered, we had some great spring time images supplied.

Springtime Photography Competition 2016

Springtime Photography Competition, enter and you could win a £50 Amazon voucher, and feature in the next issue of Green Tourism & Heritage Guide, which is distributed via major supermarkets and tourist information centres across the UK.