We love the multi award wining Biscuiteers. There are so many ways to enjoy this clever business. Be it hosting a kids party at their beautiful Notting Hill boutique, taking part in one of their themed drop-in icing cafes, or sending something a little more personal for a baby shower or special occasion. Last but not least you can order direct from their website from the huge range of beautiful hand iced designs, which FYI are made using only the very best natural ingredients, so they not only look amazing they taste yummy to.
The Braid Bar Selfridges
Time to board the the braid train, so whether you are opting for cool, chic or cute this little pop up in Selfridges is the place to go. Braids are not only the biggest hair trend of 2016, they are functional and utilitarian (lasting for at least a week !), and they can be yours or your little one’s for as little £10.00. For extra sass ask for hair glitter or chalk, its as easy as 1,2,3 simply select your style, braid and go. The best news they also do parties offering a menu of six signature styles . Call 020 7318 2408 to book or go online.
Head into the forest for a tree top adventure you and your little people will never forget. There are adventures for all ages and locations across the UK. For ages six to twelve the Tree Top Junior is a fun filled hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles to enjoy. You’ll negotiate crossings and finish on a high with an awesome zip wire. The courses are ultra safe and designed with the environment in mind. Nothing is bolted to the trees, braces are used, that grip the trunks and our platforms rest on these. These braces are loosened as the tree grows.
Soho Farm House
Just going to list (it’s a long one) the many reasons to go visit this country retreat one by one ! One hundred acres of countryside, indoor, outdoor pools, massage, body therapy, steam room, sauna, ice room, hot tubs, mani, pedi, daily screenings in the cinema, teeny barn for the little people with zip wire, arts and crafts, chickens ! Farm shop, deli, country pub serving local beers, ale and cider, wood fires, cocktails, all day dining, Japanese grill, afternoon tea, seven foot beds, rainforest showers, Egyptian cotton sheets. Need any more?
Kid & Coe
If you don’t know this website you can thank me later after you have finished checking out all the fabulous locations to can go visit ! With hand-picked accommodations around the world, plus insight from local parents about how to get the best out of the destination, Kid & Coe is revolutionising how families travel. From private homes with everything you need for a toddler, to boutique hotels in unique destinations they have searched out the very best in family travel accommodation around the world so you don’t have to. Thank God for that !
“Liberty is the chosen resort of the artistic shopper” – Oscar Wilde. “I just love Liberty; I love the history and the whole experience, it’s a one stop shop” – Christopher Kane.
Truer words have never been spoken, on every floor you’ll find inspirational, impeccably curated goods from all over the world be it in beauty, fashion, fabrics or homeware. It’s a must visit location that doesn’t disappoint.
Daunt Books Marylebone
If you have not readily adopted a Kindle, you can easily while away an hour or two in this beautiful Edwardian bookstore built in 1910. It’s magical, with its wooden, galleried room, large arched window and the books arranged principally by country, whatever the nature of the book – fiction, non-fiction, biography, history, guide or novel. The intention was and still is to create a wonderful browsing journey, both for the traveller and the general reader, which it does ! PS. The kids section is great.
Granger & Co | Kings Cross
The latest addition in Australian celebrity chef Bill Granger’s restaurant empire. Granger & Co is perfect for weekend brunch or dinner with the kids. Get there early for brunch (not difficult if you have little ones waking you at the crack of dawn) or 6pm for dinner, to avoid the queues (no reservations grrrr !). Spacious with seamless, friendly service, and an eclectic menu that is guaranteed to have something on it for everyone, Granger’s is an easy space to dine out, en famille. What I’m going back for ? The cold drip coffee negroni and the tuna poke. Delicious.