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    Aha! Oho! What will you find along the new Gruffalo Trail?

    Well, not exactly tracks in the snow, but this summer visitors to Moors Valley can explore the Forest on a special self-led Trail with characters from the well-loved children’s story – The Gruffalo. Children all over the country will instantly recognise the spellbinding characters from The Gruffalo; Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best selling children’s picture book. Recently described by The Observer […]

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    Purple Dragon – Chelsea Members club for London parents

    I had the immense pleasure of being treated to a play date like no other at Purple Dragon in Chelsea this winter. Now I never thought I’d say this, but as a parent with two children under five, I’ve become an Indoor Play connoisseur. I’ve endured the madness of frenetic play dates and birthday parties […]

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    Winter Wonderland in London’s Hyde Park

    We have been to Winter Wonderland several time each and every year; without fail it is always a giddy and delightful experience. London’s dusked-drenched afternoons are lit up with fairy lights, Christmas trees and amusement rides; couple this with mulled wine and you have a super seasonal treat. We have been with one toddler, a […]

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    Retro Bistrot: London’s Restaurant of the Year welcomes children

    London’s award winning Rétro Bistrot is an independent, family-run French restaurant owned by Vincent Gerbeau, and was recently named London Restaurant of the Year in the Good Food Guide. Located in Teddington (London), the restaurant is popular with families, (Vincent’s own family are frequent visitors) and provides a junior menu for children. French style dishes […]

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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 […]

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    The Black Cat Pub in Chesham

    A family friendly public house steeped in history, first licenced in 1828. Church meetings used to be housed in its sitting room, the village shop was in one of the bars, and older residents will perhaps remember getting their hair cut out in the back shed. The Black Cat serves traditional pub food and a […]

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    How to Train your Dragon

    From the creators of Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda comes How To Train Your Dragon, an animated adventure comedy set in a mythical world of burly vikings and wild dragons, based on the book by Cressida Cowell. The story centres around a viking teenager, who lives on the island of Berk, where fighting dragons […]