Splash Parks and Outdoor Pools around Hitchin

Your definitive guide to the outdoor swimming pools and splash parks of Hitchin, Stevenage, Letchworth and beyond. Happy splashing!Continue readingSplash Parks and Outdoor Pools around Hitchin

Farms and Zoos Around Hitchin

There are lots of farms and zoos around Hitchin – here are some of our favourites.Continue readingFarms and Zoos Around Hitchin

Great FREE playgrounds where you can get a coffee…

There are lots of great playgrounds in and around Hitchin – see my guide to find your local one, or try somewhere new.

Sometimes you want to make more of a day of it though, so I’ve written this guide to where the kids can play and, more importantly, you can get coffee or cake as well!Continue readingGreat FREE playgrounds where you can get a coffee…

Family Friendly Places To Eat Around Hitchin

We have lots of lovely places to eat in Hitchin and the surrounding area. Some of them I reserve for child free times. Some I will save for when the kids are older (or I’m braver). Here is my list of tried and tested places to take the kids for a meal out. Good luck!Continue readingFamily Friendly Places To Eat Around Hitchin

Free Summer Fun in and around Hitchin

The cost of entertaining the family during the Summer holidays can quickly add up – six weeks is a very long time to do nothing though! Here are This Hitchin…Continue readingFree Summer Fun in and around Hitchin

Rainy Day Ideas Around Hitchin

Rainy today? Don’t panic! Obviously you can always don your wellies and head out for a splash, but if you want to try and stay out of the rain, here are some ideas for you! From soft play to museums and even pet shops, This Hitchin Mummy has you covered!Continue readingRainy Day Ideas Around Hitchin

8 Great Walks With Kids Around Hitchin

Here are lots of lovely local walks in Hitchin and beyond. From Oughtonhead to Sharpenhoe and Danish Camp, here are some of our favourites!Continue reading8 Great Walks With Kids Around Hitchin

Beach Day Trips from Hitchin

Whilst Hitchin is a wonderful place the one thing we don’t have is a coastline nearby! I love going to the beach and if you’re prepared to drive for a couple of hours there are lots of beaches available to you.Continue readingBeach Day Trips from Hitchin

Family Friendly Pubs with Play Areas

Just because we started a family doesn’t mean we don’t still enjoy eating out! When the sun is out, there’s nothing we love more than heading to a pub with a nice outside space and play area too. Here are some local ones I’ve uncovered…Continue readingFamily Friendly Pubs with Play Areas

Where to Pick Your Own this Summer

The strawberries in my garden are making great progress (if I can keep the slugs away, that is…!)

If you want someone else to do the dirty work though, why not just pick them? The fruit picking season starts in June (weather depending) and here’s where to go in our local area…Continue readingWhere to Pick Your Own this Summer

Your local Play Areas in Hitchin

We have lots of fantastic play areas in Hitchin with a range of play surfaces and equipment meaning there is somewhere for all ages and all weathers!

This guide includes a handy Google Map of our local parks – a perfect free day out with the kids. A brief description and images of the parks are below too – where will you visit first?Continue readingYour local Play Areas in Hitchin

Where to feed the ducks around Hitchin

Did you know that bread can be harmful to our feathered friends? Here’s a guide to where and what to feed them…Continue readingWhere to feed the ducks around Hitchin

Days out ideas this winter around Hitchin

It’s winter and most of the places you usually go to are shut. Or it’s too cold/wet/windy/snowy to go there… Here’s my list of places I like to visit in the wintry months.Continue readingDays out ideas this winter around Hitchin

Review: Splashlands At Stanborough Park

Hertfordshire’s newest splash park has opened at Stanborough Park in Welwyn Garden City, in Hertfordshire. The pirate themed splash pad covers 600m2 and includes a large wooden pirate ship, swings…Continue readingReview: Splashlands At Stanborough Park

Local restaurants where you can eat for half price

From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Read more about it…Continue readingLocal restaurants where you can eat for half price