Category Parks, woodlands & gardens

Anglesey Abbey

Day out at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey, near Cambridge, has an amazing woodland area for kids to explore complete with treehouse and den building. A great day out for families with children of all ages.

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Burghley park

Burghley through the seasons

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.

Otter Playground at Ferry Meadows

New playground at Ferry Meadows

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.

Gruffalo

The Gruffalo at Fineshade Woods

The Gruffalo is coming to Fineshade Wood to celebrate his 15th birthday. Follow the Gruffalo’s Child trail at Fineshade until the end of February 2015.

Cycling around Rutland Water with a bike buggy

Bike ride round Rutland Water

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.

Walking at Fineshade Woods

Exploring Top Lodge, Fineshade Woods

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.

Things to do in Peterborough

A – Z of things to do with kids

My A – Z guide will give you some great ideas of things do with kids over winter-come-spring around Peterborough, Stamford and Bourne.

Burghley House Gardens of Surprise

My top 10 days out in 2013

Here’s my favourite 10 days out for kids for 2013 in and around Peterborough and Stamford (and some further afield) – featuring kangaroos, trains and Morris dancing.

Growing Family

UK home and garden blog sharing ideas, inspiration and tips for busy family life, written by Catherine Hughes

Gammon and Chips

The adventures of two kiddiewinks, by their Aussie expat mum

Mummy Matters

Parenting and Lifestyle

The Oliver's Madhouse

When life isn't complicated enough ..

Kids In Tow

Blogging family days out in and around the Yorkshire area

What the Redhead said

The future's bright, the future's ginger