Magnolia at Hyde Park, London

Best Places to See Spring Flowers in London

The first signs of spring are a welcome sight in London after the grey, dreary days of winter. From March, the parks and gardens around the city come to life with vibrant crocuses and daffodils, followed by blossoms, magnolia, tulips and more through May. It’s a beautiful time of year and we can start looking…

Chelsea Physic Garden, London

Visiting the Chelsea Physic Garden

Established in 1673, Chelsea Physic Garden is the second oldest botanical garden in England (after Oxford) and a beautiful hidden gem tucked away between Royal Hospital Road and the Thames Embankment. The garden is a celebration of the beauty and importance of plants, housing a unique living collection of around 5,000 types, with a focus…

Kensington Palace Princess Diana Memorial Garden

The White Garden at Kensington Palace

The Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace has been transformed into the White Garden, a memorial garden to mark the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana. Over spring and summer 2017, the White Garden will be filled with Princess Diana’s favourite flowers with a design inspired by her life, style and image. The…

Jurassic Kingdom, Osterley Park, London

Jurassic Kingdom at Osterley Park

Earlier this week, we had a great time with friends seeing dinosaurs come to life in the Jurassic Kingdom event that’s running at Osterley Park, Isleworth, until 17th April. Little T and his friends all brought their binoculars, which was very cute, and had a blast spotting animatronic dinosaurs along the woodland trail behind Osterley…

Blossom Tree in Kensington Gardens, London

Day Out Exploring Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens is one of London’s eight Royal Parks and, across its 265 acres to explore, you’ll find Kensington Palace, the Italian Gardens, Albert Memorial, Peter Pan Statue, the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground and the Serpentine Galleries. Kensington Gardens is centrally located, close to Kensington, Bayswater, Notting Hill and Lancaster Gate, and a…

London Transport Museum

6 Family-Friendly London Museums

Many of London’s museums offer loads for children to discover and do, with interactive exhibits, activities and workshops and even dedicated play areas for babies and toddlers. Since many museums throughout the city are also free to enter, visiting the museums make for a great day out for families, whether you are visiting or live…