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  • Get yer skates on! Where to hit the ice in Cambridge and beyond.

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones.

  • Paxton Lakes Sailing Club

    All aboard kids!

    A brilliant sailing school to get kids into this water sport and they're running beginners' courses in Oct half term.

  • Make a splash

    When you feel the heat this summer hols you'll need our pick of the best pools and river spots to cool down in.

  • Wandlebury Country Park

    Spread the rug, it’s picnic time

    Enjoy the top hot spots in Muddy Cambs for a chow down.

  • NO MORE COUCH POTATO KIDS

    Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven - what can be done to help children get moving again?

  • Rally Cart, Huntingdon Halr Term

    Bumper Half Term Survival Guide

    Stock up the gin cupboard half term is here. Here's your survival guide to get you through the week - book it up and kick'em out.

  • Summer Festivals

    Festivals in Cambs and beyond

    It's the last Secret Garden Party ever (*sob*) but if you can't make that date take a look at the other music festivals on offer.

  • Houghton Mill walk

    You know how you have to exercise but as January moves on you can’t quite force yourself into lycra? A brisk walk along the banks of the Great River Ouse at Houghton Meadows could be exactly what you and yours need to blow away the cobwebs without having to put on your sweat bands. It’s […]

  • Poco Kids, Kings Street, Cambridge

    Poco Kids – for the mini trendsetters!

      X marks the spot at the awesome Poco Kids store which I happily stumbled across the other day while looking for a newborn gift for my friend’s baby girl.  Let me tell you, this shop makes me almost want to have another child! (yeah, I said almost). I was so taken with this cute […]

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