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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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Reading Eggs: Our Verdict - by Mummytolittlee After a far longer hiatus than I'd intended, I'm back with our verdict on Reading Eggs!...

Written by Andy

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York Boat - by Mother of Dragons
For a fresh perspective on our beautiful city, we took a trip on the York Boat. Because a cruise on ...

Written by Mother of Dragons

Finally... a chance to invest in pushchairs! - by Andy - rucksack.jpg
Finally... a chance to invest in pushchairs! - by Andy
One thing that all parents know is just how expensive and unwieldy buggies can be. One lady realised...

Written by Andy

A day out at Media City in Salford - by Mrsbrazzer - October 10 (2) mini4.jpg
A day out at Media City in Salford - by Mrsbrazzer
From Rastamouse to Crackerjack, the CBeebies weekend at Media City offered something for three gener...

Written by Mrsbrazzer

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park - by Mother of Dragons
Our toddler knows a lot about jungle animals, but mostly from watching Rara the Noisy Lion. We decid...

Written by Mother of Dragons

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A taste of America in Yorkshire - by Mrsbrazzer
Whether you are looking for a 1950’s American diner experience, a wide choice of ice cream or somewh...

Written by Andy

Nattymat Review - Essential swimming equipment?! - by Andy - nattymat.jpg
Nattymat Review - Essential swimming equipment?! - by Andy
Armbands, floatpacks, noodles etc are all designed to promote safety in the pool. I bet more people ...

Written by Andy

If you go down to the farm today, you’re sure to see lots of tractors - by Mrsbrazzer - August 25 (6).jpg
If you go down to the farm today, you’re sure to see lots of tractors - by Mrsbrazzer
From tractors to an indoor sand area, Hesketh Farm Park at Bolton Abbey offers a wide range of activ...

Written by Mrsbrazzer

Can you help out on some mother and baby research? - by Andy - rebecca.jpg
Can you help out on some mother and baby research? - by Andy
A rare request from us... but we were tweeted by someone with a really interesting PhD project regar...

Written by Andy

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Five classic toys re-worked for 2014 - by Andy
Remember those great games for kids that you had when you were younger? Remember how inappropriate t...

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

Would this help your child to wait for the green man - by Andy - green man.jpg
Would this help your child to wait for the green man - by Andy
Heck, waiting for the red man to disappear and be replaced by the green man can be boring for any of...

Written by Andy

Princess Diana Memorial Playground and Fountain - by Mum1stdoctor2nd - pdpark.jpg
Princess Diana Memorial Playground and Fountain - by Mum1stdoctor2nd
This great spot in Kensington is a wonderful place to take kids in the sunshine with lovely open gro...

Written by Mum1stdoctor2nd

Looking for some cool thankyou cards? Here you go! - by Mum1stdoctor2nd - image (1).jpeg
Looking for some cool thankyou cards? Here you go! - by Mum1stdoctor2nd
I never did baby announcement cards or personalised photo cards when Doof was born but I am semi-add...

Written by Mum1stdoctor2nd

Colourscape at Clapham Common until Friday 19th September - by Andy - cs.jpg
Colourscape at Clapham Common until Friday 19th September - by Andy
If you have a toddler and can get to Clapham in the next few days, we would highly recommend Colours...

Written by Andy

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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

A day out with Thomas the Tank Engine - by Mrsbrazzer - August 3 (2) minia.jpg
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

Would you take your baby to a spa? - by Andy - Image5.jpg
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

Maternity bras from Marks and Spencer - It's not just a bra. It's an unreturnable M&S bra - by Andy - photo (9).JPG
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

Help your child develop a 'love of reading'! - by TutorBooster - Shared Reading.jpg
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

Reading Eggs update - how Little E has been getting on - by Mummytolittlee - reading eggs update.jpg
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

Addicted to fizzy drinks? I cut back and feel so much healthier! - by Andy - coca2.jpg
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

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 :

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

So far we have 1583 places to stay, 41 places to eat, 1282 days out, 2779 SureStart Centres and 31 Bloggers who have written 120 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 : SureStart, Britannia Hotels, Macdonald Hotels, National Trust, Historic Scotland, Bryony Theatrical, Butlins Limited, Park Resorts, English Heritage, Kiddicare, Premier Inn, Red Letter Days, Wyre Borough Council, Burger King, Park Grand London Hotels, Bill's, Travelodge, Lancaster City Council, Villagio Restaurants, Manor Cottages

Latest Blog Posts


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