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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Castle Ashby Gardens Pumpkin Hunt 2017

Our top tip for a brilliant cheap activity to do with the kids during October half-term 2017 is the Castle Ashby Gardens pumpkin hunt. We had been last year, and eagerly anticipating this year's event, we booked tickets straight away. It's fun for all ages, and take...

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Pick your own pumpkins – The Pop Up Farm in Hertfordshire

The Pop up Farm is a temporary pumpkin farm based near junction 9 of the M1 in Hertfordshire. It's there until 29th October 2017. Watch our video below so you can see what it's like and then scroll down for more information. Thanks so much to Lauren, Lily-Jane and Sam...

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Where to see Santa in and around Milton Keynes 2017

This is the ultimate guide to where to see Santa in and around Milton Keynes during 2017. They range from free to what I consider to be rather expensive. Some will be a Santa experience, others a full day out that incorporates the big man hence some of the price...

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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 Farm in...

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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 just turn up, but is well...

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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...

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