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Getting Out and About this Easter Bank Holiday

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Oak Tree Team

17th April, 2019

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With the weather forecast for glorious sunshine this Easter bank holiday, it sounds like a fantastic opportunity to get out and about, enjoy the weather and spend time with the family.

Why is it good to get outside?

Fresh air and sunshine are good for the mind and body and what better time to get out than during the spring Easter celebrations.

Physical health

It is scientifically proven that getting outdoors in the sunshine and fresh air will boost your physical health. Not only are you getting exercise, simulating the blood flow and working your muscles, you are also receiving your daily dose of vitamin D which boosts your immune system. Natural sunlight also helps relieve pain.

Mental health

As well as helping your physical health, going outside also boosts your mental health. You will find that if you spend time outdoors your stress levels will decrease. Spending time in the sunshine and fresh air is sure to boost your mood!

Family time

The great thing about the great outdoors is that there is a lot of space. If you have a big family you might not want them to pile into your house every time they visit. To create memories and give the kids room to run around opt for an outdoor adventure.

Cultural enrichment

If you go for a day out that includes visiting a monument, you’re sure to get some cultural enrichment out of your outing. Experiencing history and culture is more engaging and rewarding than watching it on the tv indoors.


Fun activities you can do this Easter Holiday

If you’re stuck for ideas for what to do this Easter holiday here are some fun suggestions for you to help you get out and about and enjoy the gorgeous weather.

Go for a walk

Walks are a great way to get fresh air, be in nature and get healthy exercise. You can choose to go for a nature walk in the forest or along the beach. Alternatively, a walk around a town or city is a great way to see the sites and culture as well as getting fresh air.

Food and eating out

Now that the weather is nice and warm, why not treat yourself to a meal al fresco! This is a great activity to do with the family and a perfect way to celebrate this sunny Easter bank holiday.

Visiting friends and family

This weekend you might just want to visit your family or neighbour down the road. Getting out is great, but if you have a friend to do it with, it’s extra special. If you do pay a visit to your grandchildren, why not make some Easter decorations with them too?! 

Tourist attractions

This weekend is a great opportunity to visit that nearby attraction that you've always been meaning to do. Whether it’s the local castle, a National Trust house or the pier, you can get outdoors and enjoy the sunny weekend.

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