Getting Closer to London with Thistle Hotels #BeCloserTo #ad

Finding things to do together as a family can sometimes be hard. We love exploring new places and making discoveries together. That’s why we’re delighted to be working with Thistle Hotels and trying out their new Blue Badge guide tours designed to get families out exploring and discovering together.   Our experience at Thistle City Barbican,…

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A Royal Day Out in London

  If there’s one good idea I had this summer holiday it was to buy tickets for a tour of Buckingham Palace with the children. There are a few different tickets available and I chose the State Rooms and Gardens Highlight Tour. (£63.75 for 1 adult and 2 children ordered from The Royal Collection) My twins are 6…

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Review: Cinderella at the Unicorn Theatre

There comes a point in every young girl’s life when she’s over the whole princess thing. At least, that’s what happened in our family. My daughter no longer wants her heroines served up with a dollop of glitter and a saccharine disposition. That’s one of the reasons we were excited and intrigued by Unicorn Theatre’s…

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Being a young spy at St. Ermin’s Hotel, London

Eleven-year-old Jessica Ebner-Statt tried out a kids’ spy package at this London hotel. Here, she reveals if young sleuths will like it. (Jessica’s also guest blogged for BritMums about the things kids like best at Disney World, Florida.) Do you know which American President has a statue on Parliament Square in London? Or how about…

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Guest post: 5 summer cooking schools for kids

If the number of cookery schools catering for children is anything to go by, says Nick Wyke from Looking to Cook, we can expect the next generation to produce more than its fair share of super chefs. In fact, there are almost as many cookery schools and classes for children as there are for adults…

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