Rural Living and Fun
living for fun activities! Ideas for your next family holiday in
the country. What can a farm holiday offer you?
Even though we appear to live in a crowded part of the world, the UK
has countryside galore. Most people live in the larger towns and cities
but, within a short distance, there is always lovely countryside to
escape to. Fortunately much of it is as idyllic and beautiful as it was
centuries ago. It is not difficult to escape from the hustle and bustle
of urban living to find yourself a spot away from it all.
Many people have chosen
to move from cities and towns to live in the
countryside to enjoy rural living such as organic farming. Country
can mean home grown food, fresh air, the sound of
hills and an unhurried world away from city life. Of course there is a
lot of hard work involved with this type of living. But ask those who
are doing it and most of them will say that the rewards are immense.
After a day in the countryside most people sleep more soundly which is
a huge health benefit.
However you don't have to live in the countryside to enjoy the rural
living activities of what it has to offer. It's certain that just a few
miles from any city or large town in the UK there will be a business
offering country activities of all kinds for everyone to enjoy. As an
escape from the fast pace of everyday life activity
Many people, especially if they have children, love to visit a working
. This is an ideal family holiday. Here, visitors will
be shown how
a real farm works. Rural living
at its best!
Children will love seeing cows or goats being milked and
may even be able to collect eggs from the chickens. Most farms that
allow visitors will have a pet's corner with smaller animals such as
goats or guinea pigs that can be handled by children.
Rural Living means visiting wonderful Wine Estates like this
one in the Yarrah Valley, Australia. (Not the UK!)
It doesn't all have to
be about farm events though. There are plenty of
other outdoor activities
on offer. Some family holiday ideas for the
young and not so young are
and clay pigeon shooting.
are popular too with well
stocked lakes and rivers throughout the land just waiting for keen
Some establishments such as rural hotels offer weekend courses in
country crafts such as flower
arranging or cake
courses, painting holidays and cookery classes may
be offered too.
And finally don't forget to visit the wine estates or apple cider producing farms.
Whatever your interest there's sure to be a country activity that you
can enjoy whatever the time of year. So come and get your slice of
rural living now!
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