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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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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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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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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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VIDEO: Baby dwarf crocodiles hatch at zoo for first time in nearly two decades

Four West African dwarf crocodiles have redefined cute after hatching at nearby Whipsnade Zoo for the first time in 18 years.

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Woburn Safari Park is celebrating Father's Day

Father’s Day fun at Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire will be putting fathers’ first with an array of special events and activities this Father’s Day including a hearty dad’s BBQ, giant games, wild adventures on the Road Safari and the chance to win a family VIP Up Close Encounter worth over £325.

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Now that's a mammoth tooth

VIDEO: Zoo releases close-up footage of elephant tooth operation

Zookeepers at Whipsnade have been busy tackling a mammoth toothache and they’ve captured it all on camera.

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SLIDESHOW: First sighting of fuzzy baby red panda twins at zoo

Warning: the following pictures are ridiculously cute as zoo reveals images of baby red panda twins after they emerged from their nesting box for the first time this week.

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Horse drawn carriages at Winterville in London

London’s Calling: Festive wonderland of attractions for all ages

London has a new festive treat for 2014, as Winterville arrives in Victoria Park near the Olympic Stadium.

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Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

London’s Calling: Winter wonderland is a festive family treat

Get into the festive spirit at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, which opens on Saturday with free admission.

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Santa's magical train rides at Bucks Railway Centre

Going loco for Santa Claus!

Father Christmas will be personally delivering presents to children while they enjoy a magical train ride on an old steam engine at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre.

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Legoland Windsor entrance

Fun builds during a great day out at Legoland Windsor

When I told my two children I was planning to take them to Legoland Windsor on Sunday, it was fair to say the excitement was building as we got nearer our day out.

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Owlswick Morris performing at Thornton College fete PNL-140906-172419001

Traditional fete pulls in the crowds

Music and Morris dancing kept thousands of visitors entertained at a country fete.

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Waddesdon Manor’s war role remembered in major new exhibition and trail

Waddesdon is open again after the long winter months, with new exhibitions, events and a 1000 space car park for the benefit of visitors.

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£10,000 grants gives disabled access to town’s fishing lake

Wheelchair bound anglers can now enjoy their past-time in Brackley thanks to a £10,000 grant from the Environment Agency.

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The playground at Elmields Gate, Winslow.

Another week until playground opens

It could be another week before Winslow’s playground reopens.

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