Fruit and vegetable picking Grove Farm, Bedfordshire

Fruit and vegetable picking Grove Farm, Bedfordshire

I’d been promising my two sons – aged 4 and 2 at the time of writing – that we would go fruit and vegetable picking this year. But the time just ran away with us in the summer of 2017 so we decided to make a last minute dash to our nearest one, Grove...
Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary near Milton Keynes

Curly Tails Pig Sanctuary near Milton Keynes

Curly Tails pig sanctuary in Newton Longville near Milton Keynes is one of the most delightful places we’ve visited this year – partly because it’s so lovely, but more so because of the wonderful people who run it. It’s not somewhere you can...
Pick your own pumpkins and pumpkin patches UK highlights 2017

Pick your own pumpkins and pumpkin patches UK highlights 2017

Photographing your kids amongst pumpkins as well as picking your own pumpkins have become so popular in recent years that people are willing to travel some distance to find them. Here is a list of places we have found so far that you can visit in 2017. What I have...
Halloween events & parties for kids – the ultimate guide 2017

Halloween events & parties for kids – the ultimate guide 2017

This is the Milton Keynes Kids ultimate guide to Halloween events and parties for kids in 2017. It features places in Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. If events are ticketed I suggest you book ASAP as they can often sell out quickly....
Ferry Meadows Country Park in Peterborough

Ferry Meadows Country Park in Peterborough

I grew up in Peterborough, and because my parents didn’t drive, I spent much of my childhood going to places I could walk or cycle to. One of them was Ferry Meadows Country Park. I have fond memories of playing there, not particularly because I remember it...
Caterpillar park in Galley Hill, Milton Keynes

Caterpillar park in Galley Hill, Milton Keynes

There’s a little park known as the Caterpillar park in Galley Hill in Milton Keynes that we’ve been meaning to visit for ages and in August 2017 we did. Watch our video below to see what it’s like and then scroll down for info. What’s at the...