London day trips for you and your baby

Keeping cool – London fountains and paddling pools

Posted on Thursday, 2 July, 2015 in Parks, Sunny day | 0 comments

Keeping cool – London fountains and paddling pools

Inspired by this week’s heat wave, here are some of our favourite London fountains and paddling pools for children to have fun while keeping cool…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 4, 5 July 2015

Posted on Thursday, 2 July, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 4, 5 July 2015

This weekend enjoy the sunshine at one of many festivals or head inside for some air-conditioned art…

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Eltham Palace and Gardens

Posted on Thursday, 25 June, 2015 in Featured, Museums, Parks, Sunny day | 0 comments

Eltham Palace and Gardens

If you’re looking for a refined and relaxed destination for a summer family picnic (without leaving London), it’s hard to beat Eltham Palace. We spent a memorable afternoon there recently on a three-generational trip to celebrate G’s second birthday.

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What’s on at the weekend? – 27, 28 June 2015

Posted on Thursday, 25 June, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 27, 28 June 2015

This weekend there’s a lot more happening on Sunday than Saturday. Do all your chores in the first half of the weekend, then kick back at a festival in the second half…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 20, 21 June 2015

Posted on Thursday, 18 June, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 20, 21 June 2015

This weekend Central London is the place to be for free West End performances and a Waterloo parade. Elsewhere, go fly a kite or get growing…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 13, 14 June 2015

Posted on Thursday, 11 June, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 13, 14 June 2015

This weekend: wild things, royal troops, story bugs, GrandFest…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 6, 7 June 2015

Posted on Thursday, 4 June, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 6, 7 June 2015

It must be almost summer as this weekend is all about festivals – you can celebrate the oceans, the great outdoors, love, or just have lunch…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 30, 31 May 2015

Posted on Thursday, 28 May, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 30, 31 May 2015

This weekend: designer shopping, family art, storytelling, free ice cream and hobby horse jousting…

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Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls’ House – V&A Museum of Childhood

Posted on Monday, 25 May, 2015 in Featured, Galleries, Museums, News, Rainy day | 0 comments

Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls’ House – V&A Museum of Childhood

We made an impromptu trip to the V&A Museum of Childhood last week and want to recommend the latest free temporary exhibition, Small Stories: At Home in a Doll’s House.

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What’s on at the Bank Holiday weekend? – 23, 24, 25 May 2015

Posted on Thursday, 21 May, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the Bank Holiday weekend? – 23, 24, 25 May 2015

This weekend there’s lots happening thanks to the Bank Holiday and half term. Here’s our pick: transport, Chelsea fringe, mini makers, mini beasts and plenty of spice…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 16, 17 May 2015

Posted on Thursday, 14 May, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 16, 17 May 2015

This weekend it’s all about art, music and the river…

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What’s on at the Bank Holiday weekend? – 2, 3, 4 May 2015

Posted on Thursday, 30 April, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the Bank Holiday weekend? – 2, 3, 4 May 2015

This weekend: boating in Little Venice, a Penguin Parade, shiny seas and magical rivers…  

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Godstone Farm with notonthehighstreet.com’s Storytime Sounds

Posted on Monday, 27 April, 2015 in BDT goes large, Farms, Featured, News, Parks, Products, Soft play, Sunny day | 0 comments

Godstone Farm with notonthehighstreet.com’s Storytime Sounds

Last week we had a fabulous family day out at Godstone Farm courtesy of Notonthehighstreet.com, who were launching a new Farmyard Sounds board for their Storytime Sounds app.

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What’s on at the weekend? – 18, 19 April 2015

Posted on Friday, 17 April, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 18, 19 April 2015

This weekend, celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, go to a Spring festival or rave at a Madhatter’s tea party…

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BDT goes large: Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

Posted on Friday, 10 April, 2015 in BDT goes large, Featured, Parks, Sunny day | 0 comments

BDT goes large: Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

Thanks to the recent adaptation of Wolf Hall, all things Tudor- and Anne Boleyn-related are having a resurgence; and what better place to find out more about the notorious Queen Anne, than her childhood home, Hever Castle?

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What’s on at the weekend? – 11, 12 April 2015

Posted on Friday, 10 April, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 11, 12 April 2015

This weekend: rowing, designing, celebrating Sikh culture and meeting butterflies…

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Cineworld Movies for Juniors – Amazing Value Holiday Activity

Posted on Friday, 3 April, 2015 in Cinema, Featured, News, Rainy day | 0 comments

Cineworld Movies for Juniors – Amazing Value Holiday Activity

If the prospect of spending a fortune on activities during the holidays is a concern, here’s our top tip for a budget day out.

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What’s on at Easter weekend? – 3 to 6 April 2015

Posted on Friday, 3 April, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at Easter weekend? – 3 to 6 April 2015

This weekend it’s all about Easter with festivals, springtime lambs and egg hunts galore…

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What’s on at the weekend? – 28, 29 March 2015

Posted on Friday, 27 March, 2015 in What's on at the weekend? | 0 comments

What’s on at the weekend? – 28, 29 March 2015

This weekend: check out a new children’s gallery, watch a river race, visit a coral reef, or enjoy some free live music…

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Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the “Walkie-Talkie” Building)

Posted on Friday, 13 March, 2015 in Featured, News, Rainy day, Sunny day, Views | 0 comments

Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the “Walkie-Talkie” Building)

Panoramic views of London come at a price: £25 gets you into the Shard, the London Eye costs upwards of £20. So we were really quite excited this week to be going to visit the recently-opened free public space on the 35th floor of the controversial “Walkie-Talkie” building in the heart of the City…

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