Great news! The May/June issue of The Bath & Wiltshire Parent is being delivered this week and it is being distributed to more families and schools than ever!

Our team of delivery drivers will be delivering a whopping 21,000 copies of the issue to every primary, prep and pre-school in Bath, as well as many more throughout the region, including in Saltford, Keynsham, Trowbridge, Melksham, Chippenham, Corsham, Bradford on Avon, Neston, Box, Keevil, Lacock, Colerne, Calne, Marshfield, Shaw, Atworth and Broughton Gifford.

You can also pick a copy up from libraries, sports centres and swimming pools across the area, as well as the main Sainsbury’s in Green Park, Bath.

And what a stunning issue it is! Look out for –

News from the school in the Bath and West Wiltshire region

Pre-school News Updates for parents and carers of babies and toddlers

Eating Out A welcome lunch at Fairfield Farm College Shop & Cafe

Keeping Your Children Safe Online As kids learn to swipe before they walk, we need to teach them to navigate the online world safely. Siobhan Mason discovers how to keep children safe in a virtual world

School Report Ian Waller visits Downside, an historic seat of learning where a Catholic ethos remains at the heart of studies and community life

On Your Bike As the weather improves, it’s a good time to get about by pedal power. Hannah Millbank looks at what’s on offer for cycling families this summer


Dad Diaries How rediscovered skateboarding skills brought back memories of the motorcycling Chuckle Brothers

Forest School As Tania Orgill explains, teenagers need to play and be silly, just like their younger siblings, and what better way than through the fun of forest school

Granny Knows Best It’s been a time of fun with ageing aunts for our always-busy granny, as well as a quad bike, fleeing rats and even a Royal Wedding to consider

What’s On An amazing selection of events and activities for families to enjoy in the South West

Days Out National Trust Landscapes The Wiltshire landscapes are among the overlooked jewels of the National Trust, while in fact they offer so much for a family day out

Two young girls look through binoculars at Polesden Lacey. The grass is full of buttercups and the girls seem to be studying wildlife.

Days Out Fashion Museum Nicola Harvey enjoys a family visit to the Fashion Museum Bath, Royal dresses, whale bone corsets and all!

Days Out We The Curious A fun-filled day of science, fun and
star-gazing at one of Bristol’s best family-friendly attractions

Parents’ Page A gorgeous morning spent walking and foraging in the hills and countryside around Bath

Book Club We celebrate independent and influential female characters in literature – and not a witch in sight!