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The internet can be a VERY confusing place to find child-friendly places. Lots of sites and lots of adverts... so we thought that we would bring together a site with no adverts cluttering it up, no annoying pop-ups and lots of interesting bloggers talking about their local area. We've made it easy to use, with everything sorted by topic and location. To begin, simply enter a location in the search box at the top of every page.

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family offers
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Places to Stay

child-friendly places to stayLooking for somewhere nice to stay? Check out our fabulous places to stay.

Product Reviews

product reviews by parentsSometimes it is nice to see the opinions of others before committing yourself to a purchase. Browse through our product reviews and see what other people think about something.

Places to Eat

child-friendly places to eat
Find somewhere nice to eat with the family. From small cafes in the middle of the countryside, to Michelin starred restaurants, to well-loved family favourites, you will find many of them here.

Online Goodies

online shopping for parents
You don't have to leave the comfort of your armchair to find good quality gifts and everyday items for your family. Browse our Online Goodies section to find some great products and exclusive discounts.

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Fridge magnet footprints - by Andy
Cheap and easy to do, this afternoon's project was making fridge magnet footprints for the grandpare...

Written by Andy

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A day out with Thomas the Tank Engine - by Mrsbrazzer
Where better to take a train mad toddler than on a day out with his favourite engine? Being greeted ...

Written by Andy

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Murton Park - by Mother of Dragons
Just outside York, Murton Park is home to the Yorkshire Museum of Farming and the Derwent Valley Lig...

Written by Mother of Dragons

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W4 Arts Club and KidSorted - by Andy
Well it is the end of the summer holidays and it is definitely time to start looking for new things ...

Written by Andy

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Stockeld Park - by Mother of Dragons
For a family day out with a twist, we took a trip to the enchanted forest at Stockeld Park....

Written by Mother of Dragons

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Would you take your baby to a spa? - by Andy
We took James to the Baby Spa in Kensington from when he was a few weeks old and have started the sa...

Written by Andy

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Maternity bras from Marks and Spencer - It's not just a bra. It's an unreturnable M&S bra - by Andy
Everyone knows that customer service is key to retaining business, especially in the retail sector. ...

Written by Andy

Year 6 children failing to meet basic standards - by TutorBooster 115,000 pupils leave Primary School this summer lacking basic english and maths skills according to ...

Written by Andy

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Help your child develop a 'love of reading'! - by TutorBooster
We all know how important reading is for our children’s education. As a father of 4 boys and a Year ...

Written by TutorBooster

Hotel chain announces new Ambassador role and asks what makes a hotel child-friendly? - by Andy Have you got what it takes to be a brand ambassador for a hotel chain? What made your summer hotel c...

Written by Andy

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Reading Eggs update - how Little E has been getting on - by Mummytolittlee
We're almost a month into using Reading Eggs and the novelty certainly hasn't worn off for Little E!...

Written by Andy

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Newby Hall - by Mother of Dragons
About half an hour's drive from Harrogate is Newby Hall, an eighteenth-century mansion designed by C...

Written by Mother of Dragons

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Addicted to fizzy drinks? I cut back and feel so much healthier! - by Andy
I have drunk way too much coke for years so I decided to wean myself off. How's it going?...

Written by Andy

Folly Farm is Lion Country - by Ickle Pickle Folly Farm has always been fantastic, but now it is even more so, with the arrival of a new lion fam...

Written by Ickle Pickle

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York Maze - by Mother of Dragons
According to Trip Advisor, York Maze is the number one visitor attraction in York. We went to see wh...

Written by Mother of Dragons

What's in my Bounty Pack? - by Andy One website in particular has it in for Bounty, but personally I love them because they give us free...

Written by Andy

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Dora The Explorer movie preview.... - by Andy
I could scarcely believe my eyes when I saw that there was a Dora the Explorer movie coming out. The...

Written by Andy

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Summer learning with a pre-schooler - by Mummytolittlee
Reading Eggs is an interactive programme full of animations, songs, games and rewards, that encourag...

Written by Andy

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Yorkshire Lavender - by Mother of Dragons
Nestled in the beautiful Howardian Hills, Yorkshire Lavender is an ideal place to go and let off a b...

Written by Mother of Dragons

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Get ready for Fareham Art Trail - by TinBoxTraveller
Culture-lovers of all ages are in for a treat this summer as national and local artists exhibit thei...

Written by Andy

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Five great things about having a toddler - by Andy
We all moan about having kids, but here's my top five reasons why having a toddler around is great...

Written by Andy

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Getting your child to the top of the class - by Andy
If your child is 7-10 years old, you're probably already wondering about which school they will go t...

Written by Andy

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This waterslide should be in every garden - by Andy
We love this! Bought for a bargain from Kiddicare and currently on sale for under a tenner....

Written by Andy

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Glow-in-the-dark bathtime fun Part Two - by Andy
Given the great response to the original post, it was time to raise our game. So here it is!...

Written by Andy

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Glow-in-the-dark and crayon bathtime fun - by Andy
Everyone loves bathtime with the kids but how do you make it a little different? With glowsticks or ...

Written by Andy

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Our Red Letter Days trip up The Shard plus Lunch - by Andy
(Not sponsored!) We took Doofy for a trip up The Shard followed by lunch at Strada at More London. G...

Written by Andy

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Mega Bloks First Builders 60 piece pack. - by Andy
Whilst Lego have the monopoly on building blocks for older children, there's plenty of choice on the...

Written by Andy

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Sorry - my kids are getting colourful food. - by Andy
A recent highly personal attack upon one mum's quest to brighten up her kid's school lunch caused a ...

Written by Andy

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Nursery for babies... is it right? - by Andy
Both mummy and daddy have full time jobs with long hours and so we had to make the decision over whe...

Written by Andy

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5 Things I Wish I Had Known As A New Parent - by Andy
Trial and error is how parenting works, but here are some things that I wish I had known before I ha...

Written by Andy

Great Days Out

days out for families
Active, educational, fun, messy or arty, we have hundreds of child-friendly days out listed on our site from well known organisations like The National Trust and English Heritage to small local events.

Our Bloggers


family bloggers
We've got lots of fantastic bloggers dotted all over the country to bring you the latest information and news about the area, as well as telling you about products that they have tried.

Some of our favourite child-friendly towns with bloggers :

Dersingham, Norfolk, Lancaster, Lancashire, Gosport, Hampshire, Cardiff, Cardiff, Chiswick, Greater London, Loughton, Essex, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, Lowestoft, Suffolk, Thetford, Norfolk, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Swaffham, Norfolk, Fareham, Hampshire, Hunstanton, Norfolk, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Aylsham, Norfolk, Ipswich, Suffolk, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, York, North Yorkshire, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Norwich, Norfolk, Eastleigh, Hampshire, Leicester, Leicester, Waltham Abbey, Essex, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, Beccles, Suffolk, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Stalham, Norfolk, Lakenheath, Suffolk, Burnley, Lancashire, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Yeovil, Somerset, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, King's Lynn, Norfolk, Sherborne, Dorset, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

So far we have 1583 places to stay, 41 places to eat, 1282 days out, 2779 SureStart Centres and 31 Bloggers who have written 106 different articles.

Some of our favourite brands :

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Groups

Not all of our venues are small independent places because many companies have grown by doing what they do exceptionally well. Familiarity can make any of us feel at home, even when on holiday. Check out some of our favourite groups to see what we mean.

Some groups on our site : Manor Cottages, English Heritage, Historic Scotland, Butlins Limited, Park Resorts, SureStart, Premier Inn, Villagio Restaurants, National Trust, Wyre Borough Council, Burger King, Bill's, Kiddicare, Lancaster City Council, Red Letter Days, Travelodge, Macdonald Hotels, Bryony Theatrical, Park Grand London Hotels, Britannia Hotels

Latest Blog Posts


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