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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A family visit to the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire

A family visit to the Henry Moore …

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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Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

With each year that passes, I find there are certain events in the British calendar which are starting to grow a bit stale. The culmination of the Premier League Football season for example, the build…

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Walks in Herts with kids: Watton at Stone circular walk

Walks in Herts with kids: Watton at …

As a number of Hertfordshire friends have asked me to recommend a buggy-friendly walk, I thought I’d write up this circular amble along the country lanes and tracks of Watton at Stone, near Hertford. The…

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Walks in Herts with kids: Mardley Heath

Walks in Herts with kids: Mardley Heath

When you’re taking children out for a walk it sometimes helps to have a destination or focal point to aim for to encourage them away from their Lego, iPad or whatever other housebound activity they’re…

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Visiting Stevenage Museum with kids

Visiting Stevenage Museum with kids

If you’re a fan of Brutalist architecture, it’s worth visiting Stevenage Museum for its location alone, set beneath the 1960s St Andrew and St George Church, which features an unusual concrete bell tower. Stevenage Museum is…

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Free and cheap things to do in Hertfordshire

Free and cheap things to do in …

Like most parents, I’m always keen to avoid spending a fortune over the summer months on days out with my children. So I’ve compiled a list of some of the best free and cheap things…

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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with James Mayhew: review

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with James Mayhew: …

Earlier this month we paid our first visit to Broadway Theatre in Letchworth for a children’s classical music concert: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Not very child friendly you might presume, but this was a concert with…

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Autumn walks in Hertfordshire

Autumn walks in Hertfordshire

Autumn walks in Hertfordshire Although it’s turned a bit chilly, as the last few weeks have been mostly filled with glorious sunshine we’ve been making the most of it by exploring some of the fantastic…

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