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    7 Places to Visit in Manchester with Kids

    Manchester is bursting with things for families to do together come rain or shine. Whether you want an open top bus tour, to visit a museum or art gallery, hang out with the animals or pop to the theatre, there is something for everyone. Here are some selected highlights. Legoland Discovery Centre Visit all of […]

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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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    Top 3 Things to Do on Fathers Day in London

    Still not sure what to do for Father’s Day? Here are our top 3 things to do with kids this weekend in London- Anarchy in the UK… or at Hamleys to be precise. The kids (and dads) can get a punk makeover and try out the awesome new Paper Jamz guitars, and even join legendary […]

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    Elephant Parade London : a great day out with the kids!

    It was a gloriously sunny day at half term and I suggested to the kids that we went on an elephant hunt, as you do.  We looked up www.elephantparadelondon.org and printed a map.  Then packed a picnic and set off to Green Park to find our Happy Herd.  It was so magical.  250 life-size elephant statues […]

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    Father’s Day in London

    This Father’s Day is special and marks something that can only happen every four years, but more of that later. First things first, and the best way to start fathers day. If fellow fathers are anything like me then one of the things I miss most (well apart from the occasional lie in) is having […]

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    Winner of 2010 Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award announced

    The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, is officially the most family friendly museum in Britain. Thanks to a £20 million redevelopment, careful planning of their interactive exhibits, excellent family learning programmes and some warm welcoming staff, they’ve just won the 2010 Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award. Undercover family judges included Claire Jowett, who visited […]

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    Mayor of London’s Skyride and Open House London add up to make one exciting weekend!

    The weather may be speedily cooling, but this weekend there’s plenty in London to help keep you warm. First up is the Mayor of London’s Skyride (formally known as Freewheel), where you can ride around the city with your kids in complete safety thanks to the banishing of traffic along the chosen routes. If this […]