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The Hampton Court Palace-Richmond, London

Hampton Court Palace is most famously known for being one of the favourite palaces to King Henry VIII.  With its red bricks, towering chimneys, and palatial gardens, it is a testament to the legacy and the power of one of history’s most notorious royal monarchs. Like a few of the places that I have mentioned in… Continue reading The Hampton Court Palace-Richmond, London

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London Transport Museum-Covent Garden, London

When you think of London what do you picture? The Queen, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace…or the iconic London Transport? The London Transport Museum opened in Covent Garden in 1980 to showcase the heritage of travelling around the city on London Transport. The museum closed for extensive renovations in 2005 and reopened in 2007. The museum’s sister site… Continue reading London Transport Museum-Covent Garden, London

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A Festive Day Out With Thomas-East Anglian Railway Museum, Essex

Anyone who has read this blog to date would have probably noticed that there is one thing The Toddler loves  other than raisins, jumping on the bed, anything that isn’t his and that is trains (or more importantly Thomas and Friends in it currently incarnation post Ringo Starr.) The Toddler is now 2.5 years old and… Continue reading A Festive Day Out With Thomas-East Anglian Railway Museum, Essex

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William Morris Gallery -Walthamstow, London

Anyone who is familiar with Waltham Forest probably knows that one of the things it is synonymous with is being the birthplace of one the leading faces of the Arts and Crafts Movement, William Morris. The original Georgian home of the Morris family in Walthamstow is the only museum dedicated to the man himself and his… Continue reading William Morris Gallery -Walthamstow, London

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Valentine’s Park -Ilford, Greater London

This weekend just gone we braved the cold weather and went along to Valentine’s Park and Mansion -partly because they had a Christmas fair on and partly because I was hoping we’d get to eat cake at the cafe. Valentine’s Park occupies 52 hectares of open space of what was part of a Georgian estate. The mansion… Continue reading Valentine’s Park -Ilford, Greater London

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Coram’s Fields -Bloomsbury, London

We went to Coram’s Fields in the middle of that lovely August heatwave we had. The visit was part two of a rather packed day out in London. We had already been with my sister to The Wellcome Collection earlier in the day for a wander around and lunch in the restaurant (note to self: will write… Continue reading Coram’s Fields -Bloomsbury, London