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.
I was expecting at least a few rounds of Wind the Bobbin Up to warm up our vocal chords but thankfully we were spared such suffering.
Hibou, in case you were wondering, is French for owl, while cuckoo is English for erm… cuckoo.
You can throw in as many plant-based puns and giant flowers stolen from the set of The Day of the Triffids as you want; a play area still needs a variety of decent things to play on
Older kids can be left under the watchful eye of the playroom supervisor while their parents do their thing
Kids can explore the soldiers’ cookhouse and a quartermaster’s store before clambering into a full-sized Jeep