Milton Keynes Kids

MK mum, two little boys and a husband who makes a lot of picnics – our adventures around Milton Keynes, Bucks, Herts, Beds, Northants and beyond

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Cheapest lambing days closest to Milton Keynes

For the last couple of years I've taken my two sons to lambing days. They're great Spring events on farms where children get to hold newborn lambs. Facilities will vary at each place so I've put together a list of the ones I know about with what you can expect....

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B and Q Milton Keynes – free soft play

When my sons were babies and they got to the point where they were on the move, it became apparent that fitting a number of friends and their similar active babies in my living room was a struggle. So we endeavoured to meet somewhere else and often ended up at soft...

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CHEAP INDOOR days out instead of soft play

As much as I love getting my two sons outside to run around and explore, sometimes it's just too cold. But I'm reluctant just to take them to the big soft plays. This is mostly for selfish reasons. Now that my eldest son is in school to take both of them I'd need to...

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Stockwood Discovery Centre – a free day out in Luton

One of the best things about doing this blog is that we’ve discovered so many different places to visit over the last couple of years. Sometimes though, it’s fun to return to some of our favourites. As my children get older they’ll be able to appreciate them in...

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Visit the Natural History Museum in Tring for free

The Natural History Museum in Tring is a museum like no other. It's a relatively old building that houses 4000 dead animals. You can visit for free. This is the second time we've been and it's definitely worth going - although I'd bear several things in mind before...

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Cheap day out at Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire

One of my very good friends lives in Coventry which itself is only an hour away from Milton Keynes. When we get together with the children we often meet at one of the Northamptonshire country parks. But sometimes we enjoy a change of scenery and travel a bit further...

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