This was the first actual thing we’d done since mid-March and we’d basically forgotten what fun was.
Raising tiny Londoners wouldn’t be half as hilarious without all the family-friendly hangouts, independent kids’ shops and tailored-to-tots activities that we’ve all missed like crazy over these last few miserable months.
Big, bleak, beautiful and very zen, as long as you ignore the whinings of your bored three and a half year old who isn’t putting up with anymore of this “walking in nature” bullshit.
It sounds woefully irresponsible in hindsight but it almost felt like an end-of-the-world party.
The capital’s most innovative, aesthetically pleasing, exciting and often downright weird children’s playgrounds.
This month, join an art club from your kitchen table, rave it up in your pyjamas and discover major exhibitions from the comfort of your sofa.
We might all be in lockdown but don’t despair; this month London’s coolest activities are available from your living room – from crafts to ceramics and classes to concerts.
Reached the end of our first family-friendly London list? Here’s another bunch of ideas for those days when boredom levels are high and inspiration is low.
This Tudor-palace-meets-Art-Deco-mansion might look like it’s in the arse end of nowhere (and ok it kind of is), but it’s still only in Zone 4!
Head to the Netherlands’ second-largest city for pancake cruises, giant dolls’ houses, inhabitable art installations and maritime fun.