Odds Farm Park has introduced fresh and local food and a brilliant new play area to boot. We headed over to this favourite destination of families in Bucks, Berk, Herts and beyond to get the low down.
Revisiting the National History Museum in Tring and making the new discovery of Tring Park, next door.
My daughter loves pink and ponies. Turns out she loves duelling gladiators too.
I take a look at annual passes for child-friendly attractions to help Tilly enjoy her final year before school.
Tucked away in north west London, a little way before Metro-land begins to give way to the Hertfordshire countryside lies an unexpected taste of the seaside. On a hot summer’s day Ruislip Lido provides a scene that wouldn’t at a glance look out of place on the Med with a beach that’s teeming with families and sunbathers. We popped by for the Ruislip Woods Festival and to see the lido’s attractions and weren’t disappointed.
A combination of increasingly warm weather plus a clutch of events made for a busy Bank Holiday weekend.
Months of being stuck inside are drawing to a close and we’ve been making use of our National Trust membership to rediscover nature with some fabulous days out.
We had the grandparents down over half term, which was a great opportunity for them to spend some quality time with Tilly while mummy and daddy tried to get on with some long neglected jobs.
Many families have been away on holiday and returned home, yet there’s still a few weeks of summer holidays still to fill. Fortunately there’s no shortage of places to visit if you know where to look. Here are dozens of ideas across South Buckinghamshire and South West Hertfordshire that are particularly suitable for families with younger children…
Relatively little known amongst the great houses of England but boasting some truly breathtaking gardens, Wrest Park is tucked away in rural Bedfordshire, to the north of Luton. Managed by English Heritage, our visit coincided with their Georgian games event, one of a series of family friendly activities taking place over the summer holidays.