Outdoors

Outdoors

Days Out: Hundreds of years old but Cadbury World maintains its Willy Wonka inspiring wonder

There is more choice than ever when it comes to taking the kids on a day out across the Home Counties and beyond but Cadbury World is still worth going that little bit further.

Outdoors
Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach...

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

Whats on
Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

Offbeat
Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

News
Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

News
Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

Offbeat
The 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts.

Warwick Sea Scouts need help securing £10,000

A scout group in Warwick are appealing for help to secure funding to replace their damaged equipment.

News
Center Parcs has announced that it is launching a nationwide search for The UKs Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

Most children would prefer a treehouse over a new game console

Center Parcs has launched a nationwide search for The UK’s Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

News
The Leamington Parade & Parks Pedal Peloton. NNL-160720-102324001

Free weekly guided cycles in Leamington this summer

Trained cycle leaders from Sky Ride are leading free community cycle rides in Leamington every Sunday in July and August.

News
Young cyclists can be inspired by the Aviva Women's Tour, which recently passed through Warwickshire, and sign up to Bikeability training.

Bikeability training will show young cyclists how to stay safe

Children and teenagers in south Warwickshire can get fitter and safer on the road by enrolling in a cycling course this summer.

News
Acroyoga blends acrobatics with yoga and healing arts such as Thai massage and therapeutic flying.

Learn how to fly in a yoga studio

Anyone who is looking for an interesting and social way to get fit can learn the art of AcroYoga at a convention in Leamington this month.

News
No Caption ABCDE NNL-160517-154755001

Fun for all tastes during half term

Horrible Histories attractions, Elizabethan adventures, singing along to Grease and making an animation are among the activities in which children can take part in south Warwickshire this half term (May 28 to June 5).

News
People taking part in a trial day of the new Dementia Care Project at Ryton Organic Gardens.

Ryton Organic in new Dementia Care Project

A new project to support people with dementia and their carers is being set up at Ryton Organic Gardens near Leamington.

News
Dancers at the Regency Ball held at the Pump Room in Leamington in 1964.

Dance the night away to celebrate Leamington’s Pump Room’s anniversary

Leamington’s Pump Room is inviting people to step back to the 19th century and celebrate its bicentenary at a Regency Ball.

News
The swimming timetables have been revised at Warwick District Council's three swimming pools.

New timetables for swimmers at Warwick District Council’s pools

Fewer public swimming sessions and more classes, children’s sessions and times reserved for parties feature in revised timetables at Warwick District Council’s three swimming pools.

News
Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Monarchs and film stars at Warwick

Fortunate mums will be enjoying the sumptuous delights of afternoon tea in Warwick Castle’s state dining room on Sunday.

Outdoors
Seventh Earl of Warwick with Marlene Deitrich

Warwick earl steps out in style with The Blue Angel

As older town residents may remember, the seventh Earl of Warwick became known as the Duke of Hollywood after signing a contract with MGM in 1936.

News
The Mannered Mob will be performing at Compton Verney's Georgian Weekend.

Georgian weekend at Compton Verney

Compton Verney is taking a step back in time to the Georgian era when the mansion was in its heyday this weekend.

Whats on
A previous school holiday activity in Warwickshire.

Spooks galore this half term across south Warwickshire

With Halloween coinciding with this year’s autumn half term school holiday, there are plenty of frightful goings-on for children to get spooked by across south Warwickshire.

News

Enter the darkest dungeons with Phoenix

Seriously scary actor Phoenix Di Sebastiani -and yes that’s his real name - is awaiting your presence at Warwick Castle as he joins in a week of Halloween Horrors.

Outdoors
Load more