Posted in Bank Holiday, Half Term, Holiday inspiration, On our Parks, Spring Holidays
Teaching Poodles to Read
And Studying Ants
Why do we have Bank Holidays?
Sir John Lubbock, first Baron of Avebury, studied ants and tried to teach his poodles how to read. He was also a scientific writer, banker and politician. In 1871 he drafted the Bank Holiday Bill, which created our first Bank Holidays, when it became law.
Posted in Easter, Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration
Are the Easter eggs running out?
They might be.
So, we’re in the Easter school holidays and those huge displays of eggs in the shops are fast running out! There used to be a pile of chocolate eggs on sale, just after the double bank holiday, however Supermarkets have become wise to this. Stock levels have been reduced to stop waste.
Posted in Easter, Trivia
Why we celebrate Easter
From Easter egg hunts to biting the ears off chocolate bunnies, the end of Lent to the resurrection of Christ, our Spring festival celebrates depictions of new life and change. For those that are not so religious, it marks a fun-filled long weekend.
Whether it’s about chocolate or church for you, our Devon Holiday Parks and the rest of the country are getting ready for Easter. We have some quite interesting and, somewhat, amusing trivia that may shine a light on why chocolate, bunnies and religion share the same event. You almost certainly won’t know every fact…
Posted in Easter, Hints and tips, On our Parks
Easter in Woolacombe
The Easter holidays are here, the skies are already blue in North Devon and, despite the frosty mornings, the first hints of a long and warm Summer are in the air. Our Holiday Parks are now all open and we’re enjoying the Spring season.
When is Easter? Easter Sunday is late in 2019, falling on 21st April.
Posted in Latest news & events, On our Parks
29th March 2019
The finishing touches are going into Holiday Park opening preparations for our Woolacombe Bay, Twitchen House and Easewell Farm Holiday Parks. Spring is upon us and we’re almost ready for the 2019 holiday season.
So, what preparations go into opening a Holiday Park? We stole fifteen minutes with General Manager of Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park, Lauren Church, to understand why she’s so busy right before our guests arrive…
Posted in Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration
Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday is a day for families, where we show the special women in our lives just how much they mean to us – mums, grandmothers, nannies, stepmothers and, of course, mothers-in-law. The fourth Sunday of Lent is Mother’s Day, March 31st in 2019, always three weeks before Easter Sunday.