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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Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and Golzernsee

Hiking with kids in Switzerland: Maderanertal and …

Family friendly hiking in the Swiss Alps During our summer road trip across Europe, we spent a few days in the Swiss Alps hiking in the Maderanertal valley. Our children were aged seven and five…

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October half term in Norfolk: holiday highlights

October half term in Norfolk: holiday highlights

October half term in Norfolk If you thought Norfolk was a destination for just summer holidays, think again. We enjoyed an October half term in Norfolk, exploring two of the region’s loveliest country estates in…

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Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail in Hertfordshire

Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail in Hertfordshire

Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail 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…

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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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Heartwood Forest: walks in Hertfordshire

Heartwood Forest: walks in Hertfordshire

Looking for Hertfordshire forest walks? Heartwood Forest near St Albans offers wonderful woodland walks of varying lengths which visitors of all ages will enjoy. Heartwood Forest: new and ancient woodland in Hertfordshire Heartwood is a…

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Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

Where to see bluebells in Hertfordshire

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

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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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