A-Z Maps blog

This is the home of ramblings from the inside of the iconic brand that is A-Z. On our blog you will find out how to get from A to Z and a lot more in between.

Activities with Children

10 ways to keep the kids busy this October half term

Half term is now upon us (I know, it feels like the kids have only just gone back to school after the summer holidays). If you are stuck for ideas to keep the little ones entertained this half term, don’t worry, we’ve got it covered in this handy guide. Autumn is a beautiful time of year to… Read More

5 Things to do in Brighton for Residents

The seaside city of Brighton is full of things to see and do. Whether you’re taking to the beach or browsing the high street, there’s no shortage of activities and events to keep residents and visitors entertained!  You probably know about the Pier and the Royal Pavilion already, so we’ve… Read More

Christmas Events in London

The festive season is now upon us and it wouldn’t be the same without a visit to London. The city brings a range of attractions, from Christmas shows to festive markets – there is something for all the family & age ranges! London’s streets are beautifully decorated with Christmas lights and the shops are… Read More
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Computers 4 Africa

Computers 4 Africa is a registered charity operating out of their Head Office in Kent, who work tirelessly data wiping, restoring, and repairing unwanted computers generously donated by organisations and the general public, before shipping them over to… Read More

Cycling in the North York Moors

The North York Moors is one of the largest areas of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. Cycling in the North York Moors makes for the perfect outdoor pursuit. The many miles of country roads, bridleways and forest tracks offer some great cycling routes. The North Yorkshire Moors National Park… Read More
Tea Cup Ride at Drusillas

Easter Family Activities in the UK

Not sure what Easter family activities in the UK are happening this weekend? I don’t know if anyone’s noticed, but it’s Easter this weekend, which for most people means spending time with friends and family, relaxing and enjoying a break. I’m one of those people that if the weather is nice… Read More

Family Pantomimes this Christmas – and how to find them!

Stuck with choosing where to go for a family pantomime this Christmas? Generally most popular in the United Kingdom, the pantomime was partially developed back in the 16th century from the Italian ‘Commedia dell’arte’, and has continued to grow and evolve from then onwards into the much loved event it is now. Read More
Walk route for the great fire of London

Great Fire of London and Monument Trail

Walk the length of the fire that changed the face of London forever with visits to famous landmarks along the way The Monument surrounded by modern buildings London has changed a lot over the decades and centuries. But one of its quickest transformations happened in 1666 when a small fire… Read More

Halloween Ghost Walks around the UK

With Halloween fast approaching, now is the perfect time to start preparing for a night of spooky fun. If you are looking for a hair-raising adventure, you might want to consider a fascinating Halloween ghost walk in Chester, Edinburgh, Brighton or Pluckley. Although there are many tour-guided Halloween ghost walks… Read More

Happy Easter from A-Z Maps!

The Easter weekend is only around the corner now so why not make the most of it with an outdoor adventure? It’s the perfect time to take advantage of the longer days and improving weather. We hope you all have a well-deserved break and manage to get outside and explore… Read More

Peace, Quiet and Dark Skies

It’s that time of year again when the kids are off school for 6 weeks for the summer holidays and you’re wondering how on earth you are going to keep them entertained for all that time. Well here is a novel activity to keep them engrossed as the sunsets get… Read More
How green was my valley by Bert Kauffman, 2012

Snowdonia Zip Wire

In the North Wales mountains sits the remains of what was once the world’s largest slate quarry. Penrhyn Quarry has been active for 200 years and once employed 2000 people. Today there are just 200 workers but it is still exporting slate to all corners of the world. Since March… Read More

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