The global spread of the coronavirus is disrupting travel. Stay up to date on the science behind the outbreak>>

The word: 50 Evening Adventures for the family

Need to keep your kids entertained? Why not grab this new adventure-filled read for fantastic activity ideas.

Published 5 Sept 2016, 11:00 BST, Updated 7 Jul 2021, 15:43 BST
50 Evening Adventures
50 Evening Adventures.

During these long, light evenings, with school holidays well under way, 50 Evening Adventures — the third book by the adventurous Meek family — is a useful resource. Former teachers Tim and Kerry are striving for more outdoor quality family time and hoping to 'use a little less cotton wool' on their two young daughters — and they want to inspire other parents to do the same.

From wild swimming or kite-flying, to seeking out bike and skate parks, 50 Evening Adventures bills itself as another 'kick up the bum' for parents and follows hot on the heels of 100 Family Adventures and Learning Outdoors with the Meek Family. Although the ideas (divided into 'Go' and 'Do') are aimed at getting families to spend more time together outdoors from 17.00–21.00 during the week, there's no reason why these suggestions can't be used as inspiration for family holidays.

For instance, 'Do: Look Up' encourages families to spend time stargazing and planet-spotting — fantastic activities whether exploring Northumberland, Tenerife or Chile. There are healthy recipes, too, which are perfect for those thinking of camping, festivalling or motorhoming with the kids.

50 Evening Adventures: RRP: £12.99 (Quarto Publishing). Read the family blog at dotrythisathome.com

Follow @NGTFamily

Published in the Summer 2016 issue of National Geographic Traveller Family (UK)

Read More

You might also like

Travel
Exploring the Gambia’s new Ninki Nanka Trail
Travel
Aqaba: Going with the flow
Travel
The scandal of 'ghost flights': are empty planes haunting our skies?
Travel
Where to go wildlife-watching in Morocco
Travel
Six music festivals making a positive impact in 2022

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us

Subscribe

  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2021 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved