27 of the Best UK Open Air Museums
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27 of the Best UK Open Air Museums

UK Open Air Museums Like lots of other people, I’m currently on the look out for interesting outdoor places to visit with my children and also for relatively safe places to meet up with the…

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Pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas

Pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas

Family friendly pubs in Hertfordshire with play areas I’m always on the look out for a family friendly pub in Hertfordshire where my kids can enjoy playing in the garden while my husband and I…

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10 Outdoor places to go with family and friends

10 Outdoor places to go with family and …

Although there’s now distant light at the end of the tunnel, it’s still a long time before we’ll be able to meet up with family and friends safely indoors without Covid-19 hovering invisibly around us.…

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Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

Outdoor art: sculpture trails and sculpture parks

I’ve put together this post about outdoor art as I’m a firm believer in accessible art for all. I’ve found outdoor sculptures are a particularly effective way to engage young children with art: kids can…

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Beasts of London at the Museum of London: review

Beasts of London at the Museum of …

How do you retell the story of London? It’s such a big topic and it’s been retold countless times, but the Museum of London has managed to give us a fresh take on the subject…

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Just off the motorway: family-friendly places to stop

Just off the motorway: family-friendly places to …

Just off the motorway: the best family-friendly places to stop When you’re munching on dodgy fast food with lots of other glum parents at a motorway service station, do you ever wish you’d done a…

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Cornwall outdoor theatre: Minack Theatre

Cornwall outdoor theatre: Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre in Cornwall and Porthcurno Beach The Cornwall outdoor theatre, the Minack, and the nearby beach of Porthcurno are tucked away at the very edge of south west Cornwall, just four miles from…

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Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail in Hertfordshire

Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail in Hertfordshire

If you’re looking for a fun walk for young children in Hertfordshire, the Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail near Hertford takes some beating. The walk is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs and is a fairly flat…

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Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: a review

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire: …

We recently spent a wonderful Sunday with our boys (aged seven and four) exploring the¬†Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire. I love visiting galleries and museums and I’m keen to teach my children about…

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Walks in Herts with kids: Heartwood Forest

Walks in Herts with kids: Heartwood Forest

It’s rather telling of the times we’re living in that woodland “den building” has become an advertised activity. But if that’s what has to be done to get kids playing outdoors, then so be it.…

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