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    Oxford with kids: Things to do on rainy days

    Looking for things to do in Oxford with kids on those wintery rainy days? We’ve invited an adventurous Oxford mum to share her tips – here’s what our guest author Ros from Socks and the Settee has to say about rainy days in and around Oxford with young children…  Winter is always difficult when you have […]

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    Star Wars party ideas

    With Star Wars: The Force Awakens on absolutely everyone’s minds, what better way to celebrate than with a Star Wars party? Those kids of yours have got the most incredible imaginations, so it really doesn’t have to be pricey or complicated… Below you’ll find some stellar (see what we’ve done there?) Star Wars party ideas you […]

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    21 Things to do with Kids in the Lake District

    Famous for its stunning views, mountainous peaks and breathtaking landscape, the Lake District is a popular holiday destination for hill walkers, climbers and those looking to escape city life and relish in the peace and quiet it offers. But what about kids who might not be quite so keen on long walks in the countryside? […]

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    Kids party theme ideas: Host a Victorian Tea Party!

    We know you’re always on the lookout for fun kids party theme ideas, and Oh! you are going to LOVE this one… a Victorian Tea Party!! No, it doesn’t involve sending the kids out to work in the mines – it’s more of a cheery garden-party sort of thing with classic and pretty Victorian touches. Because we’re a […]

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    World Book Day Infographic – The Book vs Film Debate!

    In celebration of World Book Day, we were asked by those lovely folks at Fancy Dress Ball to look back on our favourite children’s books and the films they inspired, and join the great debate about which was the winning format. What a treat to get to re-read Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Roald Dahl’s […]

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    Things to do in London with kids

    Looking for things to do this week in London with kids? London is a brilliant place to explore with children, with outstanding museums and galleries, and iconic visitor attractions like The London Eye, countless West End stage shows the whole family can enjoy, and delightful little puppet shows for toddlers and preschoolers. We are working […]

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    Babyzen YOYO – the ultra compact, lightweight stroller built for travel

    The Babyzen YOYO is brilliant. There, I said it. I was asked to review the newest lightweight stroller, and to see if it really is the best stroller for city living, flying with a baby, and for fitting into the car along with all of your other essentials. I have to say, I was fully […]

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    Top 5 National Trust Sites for Under 10s

    We know how much you’ve loved our Top 5 National Trust Sites for Creative Kids, and the other articles in our National Trust series, so this month we bring you a round-up of the best National Trust sites for children under 10. Amid our favourites you’ll discover a magnificent abbey, walking and cycling trails, play […]

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    Top 5 National Trust Sites for Hands-On History

    Fourth in our National Trust for Families series, we’ve put together a selection of excellent sites for sparking a true love of learning, with fascinating historic homes, hidden treasures and even burial mounds! On the list we’ve got Sutton Hoo, Waddesdon Manor, The Argory, Speke Hall and Lyme Park – read on to find out why! […]

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    Top 5 Woodland National Trust Sites

    We’ve handpicked the Top 30 Family Friendly National Trust sites, with plenty of ideas for lovely days out with the kids to help you make the most of your National Trust membership. Whether your children love their history and art or simply a good run around and some fresh air, these National Trust sites are certain […]