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Posted by in General News on Apr 26, 2016 .

RSPB spelt out in torchlight Credit: Rahul Thanki/RSPB Images

 

Children and grown-ups alike are in for a treat over the upcoming summer holidays as the RSPB will be urging nature lovers to spend a night under the stars for its annual Big Wild Sleepout from 29-31 July. The charity is challenging children and their families across the UK to go on a mini-adventure, get wild and discover what goes bump in the night with the amazing nocturnal wildlife on their doorstep.

 

For the fourth year running, happy campers across the country will be encouraged to sleep out in their own gardens or outdoor spaces to get close to nature and...

Kielder Water offers a complete contrast to hectic urban environments

Under plans announced by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, every schoolchild in England will have the chance to visit our inspiring National Parks at each stage of their education - as new figures reveal only 10% of schoolchildren currently have access to outdoor learning.

Every child should learn about the way the countryside works

The new Plan for National Parks kickstarts a programme of activity to safeguard the future of these iconic landscapes, including by engaging young people throughout their education:

  • from primary school, bringing more...

Posted by in Advice, General News on Mar 31, 2016 .

Credit: Easy Camp

For most of campers, Easter marks the start of the season for adventures ‘under canvas’. It’s also a hectic time on sites and on the road as well as still being rather nippy in the morning and evening. Whatever your camping plans this year (we would love to hear about your adventures), here’s a useful list of tips to bear in mind.

 

·It is all too easy to look back and realise that your camping holidays have become gently embedded in a rut. Take a little time to think about where to go this year and for how long. Perhaps somewhere new or a healthy dose of reliable familiarity but with a...

Posted by in Awards, Reviews on Mar 18, 2016 .

There are good reasons why The Independent national newspaper and the specialist magazine Outdoor Enthusiast chose Kozi Kidz as their ‘Best Buys’ in waterproofs last month. After all, when it comes to function, comfort and outstanding value, Kozi Kidz leads the pack.

We set demanding standards in our choice of fabrics, our design criteria and the fit of our rain jackets and trousers. As well as keeping children warm and dry in wet and windy weather, waterproofs have to be durable to cope with the rough and tumble of play outside in the garden, park or playground.

You can find out more about function and fit here.

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Posted by in General News on Mar 14, 2016 .

We are proud to be members of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) which has funded 74 projects in 36 different countries to the tune of €1.75 million over the past nine years.  The locations of these projects are not restricted by geographical boundaries. So far, projects have included the establishment of an environmental trail in Nepal, clean-up operations on a mountain peak in Kyrgyzstan, the protection of brown bears in northern Spain, replanting of native ‘virgin’ forest in the Czech Republic, creation of a trans-boundary hiking trail in Macedonia and Albania, protection of marsh fritillaries in Ireland and...

Posted by in General News on Mar 08, 2016 .

 PIC – Characters from the Gunpowder Plot at The London Dungeon

 

Sooner or later, most families consider a trip to London. After all, it is one of the world’s most exciting cities but it can be rather overwhelming. Here’s the Kozi Kidz take on a fun-packed family day out during the Easter hols on London's South Bank. For ideas on places to eat (there’s a section on family restaurants), go to www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/activities/food-and-drink

 

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the open-air playhouse, first built in 1599, where Shakespeare worked and for which he...

Posted by in General News on Feb 29, 2016 .

This year's Wild About Gardens Week (WAGW) runs from 24–30 October so there’s plenty of time to get organised – and busy. But don't wait until October as there are plenty of fun activities you can do throughout the year in an hour, a day or over the weekend. Happily, with Kozi Kidz on your side, there’s no need to worry about the weather. Our fully waterproof raincoats cope easily with wind, rain and mud just wipes away. 

Make your own luxury wildlife haven with help from WAGW.

There are lots of simple things you can do to support wildlife in your garden, school or community green space and its website offers a range of 

Our Regn Kappa Rain Coat was chosen in the Independant's '12 best kids' raincoats' and was picked as the 'best buy'.

See the article here