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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Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the best Italian squares

Piazzas in Italy: a guide to the …

Piazzas in Italy: the best Italian squares to visit It’s very easy when you visit Italy to rush around and tick off as many sights as possible, after all it is a rather lovely country.…

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Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Things to do in Copenhagen with kids

Why we loved Copenhagen with kids City breaks and kids don’t always mix: lots of walking, busy streets, confusing transport, too much culture and not enough play time. Not so in Denmark’s capital. Copenhagen has…

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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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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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Taking a family city break: why walled cities are the best!

Taking a family city break: why walled …

Taking a family city break can be tricky. There are car-filled streets to contend with and there’s generally a lot of walking involved which not all children find appealing. However, I discovered last year on…

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Things to do in Umbria with kids

Things to do in Umbria with kids

Umbria family holidays To many, Umbria in central Italy is a perfect holiday destination, brimming with natural beauty, incredible culture and superb cuisine. But can you visit Umbria with kids? Well, provided you balance out…

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Things to do in York with kids

Things to do in York with kids

Looking for things to do in York with kids? My family and I spent 3 days in York last year. It rained, it was cold and one of my children suffered from a severe case…

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A trip to the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich with kids

A trip to the National Maritime Museum …

Considering a trip to Greenwich with kids? We recently took our boys, aged six and three, to the National Maritime Museum in London. It’s part of the Royal Museums Greenwich which includes the Cutty Sark,…

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Easter family holiday ideas in Europe

Easter family holiday ideas in Europe

Easter is a great time of year to take a family holiday in southern Europe. It’s generally warm enough for playing at the beach (and even a quick dip in the sea) but cool enough…

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