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Keep the kids entertained – top 5 May half term activities

Holiday activities for the children this May half term

The May half term should be simple – get the kids out in the fresh air, running around, climbing trees and riding their bikes.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you could even visit one of the hidden gems in the UK… But then of course you can never tell what the weather’s going to do and you might end up needing rainy day activities for the kids.
We’ve scoured the country to find the best May half term activities for kids and don’t forget that you can get epoints on train travel if you’re taking a trip.
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Railway children – how to survive train journeys with children

Keeping your children entertained on a train

Children love trains – there’s something magical about speeding along with the world outside, watching the rolling countryside give way to the big cities and then back to fields of green.
If you’ve got younger children, even popping just one or two stops on the train is an adventure, especially if you then walk around and explore that town.
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The staycation – 10 hidden gems in the UK that you need to visit

Castle tucked away in the trees - the UK's hidden gems

With so many cheap flights and holiday deals, going abroad has almost become the norm.

But what about the UK? There are some amazing places to explore in the UK and the staycation is still a popular choice of holiday, especially for those with young children.

There’s so much history and natural beauty to see that it’s no wonder that tourists flock to see the birthplace of Shakespeare, Hadrian’s Wall and the Lake District. But there are also hundreds of lesser-known places that are easily accessible by car or train.
We’ve listed our top 10 not-so-famous places in the UK that are worth visiting:
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