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Get active this holiday season with entertaining, educational, practical projects.

Finish that thing you started. Try your hand at something new. Enjoy the great outdoors. Discover your creative self. Tidy up. Get organised. Be mindful. Breathe…

Here are some books packed with inspiration and activities to help maximise your summer downtime.

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