Cycling around Rutland Water with a bike buggy

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.

Big Red Bath. Image: Full House Productions

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!

Walking at 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.

Boy swimming. Image: ©iStock.com/olesiabilkei

Swimming with your baby or toddler is lots of fun and good exercise too. Here are my top tips for taking a baby swimming.

Face painting ©iStock.com/bryanmhaines

Find February half term holiday events and activities in Peterborough and Stamford including great things to do like kids films, child friendly shows, jewellery making and storytelling.

Toddler ice skating

Ice skating with a toddler isn’t as crazy as it sounds. Head along to the special ice tots session at Planet Ice in Peterborough on Sunday mornings to see for yourself!

Things to do in Peterborough

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

Feeding the goats at Sacrewell Farm

Sacrewell Farm, near Peterborough, is an enjoyable day out for families, with lots of different animals to see and feed, tractor rides and an indoor play area. There are lots of events on throughout the year with a chance to get up close with the animals.

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