Megan Rossiter is a hypnobirthing teacher and student midwife. She has lived in Thames Ditton for a year and in Surrey for five, and has a 14-month-old son called Otis.
There’s something so ridiculously wholesome and Borrowers-y about this place you can’t help but be enchanted.
After a lot of running around brandishing her painty weapons, Bab thankfully decided against a dirty protest.
With any luck the park’s restful ambience might rub off on your mini mob, if only for half an hour or so.
An ideal day out for tot-toting Londoners who can’t face the hordes, cost or vastness of the tourist trap that is London Zoo.
The garden is a haven for anyone in need of a place to chill, kids or no kids, and a refreshingly leafy retreat from the urban jungle.
Celebrate summer with family-friendly festivals, seasonal kids’ shows, outdoor activities and school-holiday gallery specials.
This is a particularly pretty corner of London, home to tranquil woodland, lush lawns, well-kept gardens and peaceful ponds.
This month, cool off in city fountains, relax on urban beaches and build your own ice lollies with your preschooler.
The sprawling park really comes into its own in summer with its trio of bathing ponds, 61-metre lido and children’s paddling pool.