This particular day was so unbearably hot there was literally only about 10 minutes where at least one of us wasn’t crying or shouting.
Actually the kids loved it, because why wouldn’t they? No one had tried to sell it to them as a brasserie and member-centric family wellness spa.
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.
This month, stay at home… or don’t. Whether you want virtual amusements or real-world adventure, we’ve got you covered – plus all the dates your cultural diary needs.
The capital’s most innovative, aesthetically pleasing, exciting and often downright weird children’s playgrounds.
This is basically as ‘soft play’ as a Tate exhibition is ever going to get.
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!
Like you’ve just done a massive Sunday walk – the kind that sorts you out for weeks.
This month, indulge in tasteful soft play down the pub, enjoy a round of family-friendly bingo, see Andy Warhol’s drag queens and immerse yourself Among the Trees.