There are plenty of city farms over the UK, where you can spend time meeting baby lambs, chicks and lots more baby animals – without it costing you a penny. Most of these farms run with volunteers and there are several activities which they hold throughout the summer and throughout the year. One of our […]
Celebrate Christmas in style with English Heritage’s dazzling events Enter a fairytale landscape this festive season as six of English Heritage’s most breathtaking historic sites are transformed into a sparkling wonderland. Our Enchanted series of events will see stately homes across the country spring to life with colour and sound, their illuminations shining against […]
This takes place across the country on 7th August 2019. Children and families have the chance to play at hundreds of community events, from mass adventures in woodlands to street parties with games. Find your nearest ones at playday.org.uk .
There are many free access stately homes or at least you can explore around the grounds and marvel at the outside architecture (this avoids the potential of breakage). One of our favourites is Lydiard Park estate in West Swindon (just off junction 16 M4). Other recommendations include Newarke Houses Museum in Leicester which are two […]
Article extracts: The research found that more than a quarter of parents of children with special needs (29%) have felt unwelcome at a museum, gallery, theatre, stately home or castle, even to the point of being asked to leave. Only 13% of parents of children without special needs had similar experiences. The survey, conducted by […]