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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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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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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Milestones Museum Hampshire

Milestones Museum Hampshire

Housed in a former aircraft hanger, incongruously located next to a bowling alley and cinema complex in Basingstoke’s leisure park is one of my family’s favourite rainy day haunts: Milestones Museum of Living History. Here, toddlers can dash across a cobbled…

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Review: Duxford Imperial War Museum

Review: Duxford Imperial War Museum

Rather predictably, my five year old son is coming home from school with an ever increasing interest in guns, bombs and tanks. So I decided to channel this enthusiasm with a trip to Duxford Imperial…

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A Quick Trip to the National Gallery in London

A Quick Trip to the National Gallery …

As with many things involving small children, a little bit goes a long way when it comes to visiting a gallery or a museum. I took my two boys, aged five and three, to the…

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Cheap days out near Hertford with young children

Cheap days out near Hertford with young …

Looking for cheap days out near Hertford? Being the mother of a child in his first year of school, I woke up on the first day of the Easter holidays earlier this year and realised we…

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