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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.

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Spy Academy event manager Mike Thistleton

Try being a spy for the day with event company run by ex military near Milton Keynes

James Bond is such a huge part of our national heritage, that even the Queen is enamoured by him - memorably appearing alongside 007 in a sketch for the London 2012 Olympics.

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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!

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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.

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Summer holiday fun? Waddesdon Manor has it licked!

Don’t worry parents Waddesdon Manor has the summer holidays licked

With the six week summer holidays looming parents will be pleased to know Waddesdon Manor has it covered with all welcome to join the Estate’s feathered mascot Mimi the Mynah for a family fun European tour.

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Feast promises to be a real treat at Waddesdon Manor

Feast promises to be a real treat at Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor’s hugely popular Feast Festival is looming large on the horizon and promises to be a weekend of entertainment and culinary delight.

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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.

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Do you fancy learning how to fish?

Young disabled people given chance to learn how to fish!

Disabled young people are being given a brilliant opportunity to learn how to fish, on a six-week inclusive angling course which includes a competition and barbeque in the final week.

Sport
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.

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10 things to do with or without the family at Waddesdon Manor this Easter

10 things to do with or without the family at Waddesdon Manor this Easter

With the Easter holidays nearly upon us parents will be looking for things to do with the family while others will just want to unwind and Waddesdon Manor has the answers.

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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.

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Your chance to name cute new Squirrel monkey. Picture Credit: Woburn Safari Park /Bridget Davey

CUTE PICTURES ALERT: Readers invited to name tiny new-born Squirrel monkey at Woburn Safari Park

Four adorable baby Squirrel monkeys have been born at Woburn Safari Park and animal lovers are invited to enter a competition to give one of them a very special name.

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Action from Bucks County Show last year

Live: Bucks County Show 2016

Live coverage and updates from one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the rural calendar, the Bucks County Show.

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This monster catfish was one of two pulled out of the Grand Union Canal, at Soulbury Locks. The largest measured one metre and weighed nearly 20kg. PNL-160508-143850001

Monster catfish caught in Buckinghamshire canal

Two monster catfish, one weighing nearly 20kg and measuring one metre, have been hauled out of the Grand Union Canal at Soulbury Locks.

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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.

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T-Rex is about to take over at Whipsnade

Dinosaurs set to take over zoo and you could see it first

We’ve teamed up with Whipsnade Zoo to give away a family ticket to the VIP preview of Zoorassic Park.

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