Sometimes the best days out are the ones that don't cost a penny. The ones that nobody else really knows about. We have been visiting this little hidden gem for a few years with the kids and have never bumped into anyone else here. Yesterday we also took my friend's da...
My three, given the opportunity, will kick their shoes off at any given moment and go barefoot - often at the park, and I let them do it. I've watched as other children follow suit and then get dutifully told off for doing so.
Limpsfield Chart, near Oxted in Surrey, is a place we have been taking the children walking for a few years now. We always tend to park in the car park near the church but it was full up on Sunday - leading us to park at Limpsfield Common and try out a different route.
A lot of people ask why we go walking in the woods so often - all I can say is that we genuinely enjoy it and for us we don't need a reason to go (and it's free). But for those of you more reluctant, who think your kids won't enjoy it, try geocaching.