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Top ten tips for walking your dog in the countryside
At Kozi Kidz, we love dogs and, in particular our own dear Sigge who loves to join us on adventures outdoors. As dog lovers, we are very concious of the need to be responsible owners and always aim to follow best practise in the country with our family pet.
By law, dogs must be controlled so that they do not scare or disturb livestock or wildlife. On open access land, they have to be kept on short leads from 1 March to 31 July and all year round near sheep. Close supervision is also required on public rights of way.
- Never allow your dog onto fields...
Photo courtsey of RSPB Images
This summer, thousands of wildlife lovers will go back to basics and spend a night in nature's home under the stars for the RSPB's Big Wild Sleepout. For the third time the charity will encourage people to sleep out in their own gardens or outdoor space to get close to nature and discover which creatures share their homes.
The event will take place over a weekend (7 - 9 August) and happy campers of all ages are encouraged to take part in this fun and memorable activity. From the adventurous who will be building and sleeping in dens and shelter, to the traditional sticking to tents or caravans, to those...
Walking on Pen-y-Ghent. Don't let walking with the school be your childrens only outdoor experience. Photo courtsey YDNPA.
Patience, consideration, attention to detail, imagination and fun are the watchwords for walking with kids. Forget pushing 'healthy' walks - plan treasure hunts, expeditions, adventures and make sure kids are planners not just consumers.
Throw in comfort and you're on a winner!
Forget "Let's go for a walk!" Rather yell, "Who wants an adventure!" Try making walking part of living rather than a special activity. Walking to school is a great start as well as exercising a pet.
A country walk is accessible to...
Photo: Making the most of fun at the seaside. Park Credit: New Forest NPA
A quick guide to Britain’s National Parks from Kozi Kidz
Make the most of Spring for family fun with a visit to one of our outstanding national parks. Here’s a handy guide with links to help you make up your mind where to go. All have family-friendly events and centres to help you make the most of a visit. Why not work your way through them all this year? We love Yorkshire’s Dales and Moors. Do let us know where you went and share the fun – www.facebook.com/KoziKidz.
Exmoor National Park: 267 square miles make it one of England’s smaller...
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InTheSnow Magazine, which is the only free winter sports news magazine in the UK, reviews our popular Alaska Parka.
'Little skiers can look cool and keep warm at the same time this winter in Kozi Kidz’ adorable Alaska Parka. Designed in and inspired by the harsh climate of Sweden, the Alaska Parka combines its on-trend appearance with high-quality fabrics and advanced features that provide ultimate protection against the coldest winter conditions.'
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Global Mouse Travels, a family adventure blogger, reviews our Merino Base Layers.
'We’re about to take our first family ski trip in a couple of weeks and I know that the children will be very well looked after in these brilliant merino wool base layers from Kozi Kidz.
I only learnt recently that cotton is the worst thing you can have next to your skin when temperatures drop.So these merino sets are ideal for young skin as they are super soft and amazingly warm. They have a really great style too which is typical of all of Kozi Kidz products.'
Take a look at the full article here.