Burghley House in Stamford is a great place to visit with children. Kids will enjoy a day out, running around in the acres of parkland, or perhaps having a splash about in the Gardens of Surprise.
A new playground inspired by nature has opened at Ferry Meadows by the café/visitor’s centre. The Otter Playground is the first of the three playgrounds at Ferry Meadows to be updated over the next three years.
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The Gruffalo is coming to Peterborough to celebrate his 15th birthday; see him at the library, Key Theatre or Fineshade Woods.
At Rutland Water, near Stamford, the whole family can enjoy a bike ride. Hire bikes or take your own – the cycle route is good for a leisurely ride for kids of all ages.
The Key Theatre in Peterborough hosts lots of child-friendly plays. Family-friendly shows often involve audience participation and are shorter than regular plays – so your kids won’t be expected to sit still for 2 hours!
There’s plenty to do on a day out at Fineshade Woods, near Stamford. There are two great playgrounds, buggy-friendly walking trails, bike hire and the Top Lodge Cafe.
Swimming with your baby or toddler is lots of fun and good exercise too. Here are my top tips for taking a baby swimming.