October 2020 Half Term: Things to do in London with kids

2021 Update: Click here for February 2021 half term activities Temperatures are dropping, the coronacoaster keeps rolling … but we still need to entertain the kids this half term, whatever the circumstances. The good news is that London’s cultural destinations are a great option for families, with extra safety and hygiene measures to keep you safe, as well as extra…

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Museum Mum picks: October 2020

It’s looking like a busy month for culture lovers, with new art openings, autumnal activities – and a half-term so jam-packed it demands a separate guide! Here’s my pick of cultural activities for London families throughout October: The first every Mayfair Sculpture Trail explores temporary and permanent artworks on the streets and in the arcades of Mayfair. New works include…

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Museum Mum Picks: September 2020

It’s not just schools reopening this month – more London museums throw open their doors, and popular arts festivals return. Read on for my pick of reopenings and cultural activities for London families this month.   Welcome back! The following museums reopen this month: NB: You need to pre-book your visit for almost all of these, I’ve popped a handy…

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A Sussex weekend staycation with kids near Rye

Between the medieval landscapes of the Sussex High Weald and the south coastline lies 1066 Country. As the name suggests, it’s an area where history was made, leaving behind iconic battlefields and majestic castles, as well as smugglers caves, secret passages and historic fishing fleets. Boasting over 150 miles of beaches, the area stretches from the golden dunes of Camber…

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Swallowtail Hill: A luxury glamping staycation with kids

We didn’t have to leave London for long to feel like we had escaped from it all. In the beautiful Sussex countryside lies Swallowtail Hill farm, a 40 acre conservation farm and glamping site made of wildflower meadows, ancient woodland, hedgerows and ponds. After months of unlimited screen time, this rural idyll proved the perfect place to down our devices…

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