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Easter, Chocolate and Church

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…

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Devon’s Best Children’s Events in Summer 2017

It can sometimes be difficult to keep little people engaged when on holiday. After all, us parents are an embarrassing bunch who would rather just sit around on the beach snacking and chatting. Where’s the fun in that?

To keep those little faces smiling, here are four of Devon’s best children’s events activities this Summer.
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Best Family Festivals in 2017

The time is nearly upon us to don our wellies, put feathers in our hair and dance in fields until the sun comes up. Festival season in the UK is what we live for. But who ever said that this hedonistic British past time was only for the dedicated party goers? Here are our pick of the bunch of family-friendly festivals up and down the country.

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The origins of the Advent Calendar

1st December is often a day of excitement in family households around the UK. The day when chocolate for breakfast is acceptable and the mark of Christmas well and truly beginning. But the Advent Calendar hasn’t always been chocolates, treats and gifts hidden behind a paper door, counting down the days until Christmas. Here we take a look at the origins of one of our favourite yule-time traditions.

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Where to find the best Christmas markets in the south west

There’s nothing better than a Christmas market to make you feel festive – mulled wine warming your hands as you stroll through the stalls, festive tunes tinkling over your head and artisan crafts to buy your loved ones to unwrap on the big day. Not sure where to head in the south west this festive season? Here’s our pick of the best Christmas markets around!

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