What?: The stylish Chelsea stalwart has a predictably tasteful kids’ department, stocking a well-chosen mix of design classics […]
Check out cute pop-ups, sprog-friendly theatre, inspiring exhibitions and interesting activities for you and your mini.
The Corner House is less a play cafe and more a small, well-planned city in which to play, eat, drink, meet and learn.
What?: I’ve taken Bab to the V&A a few times, with mixed results. There was the time we went for an aimless wander and she got absolutely covered in museum-floor filth, kept trying to prod the priceless artefacts and pissed off a waitress by recarpeting the cafe floor with Petit Filous
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
Be prepared for the potential wallet-battering a trip to a Fancy Kids showcase might precipitate
A music class with a difference – that being the presence of live music emanating from the hands and mouths of professional musicians
Kids can explore the soldiers’ cookhouse and a quartermaster’s store before clambering into a full-sized Jeep
There isn’t really anything to do other than run around crashing into each other and getting covered in filth
An abundance of toddle space and enough lights, sounds and hanging stuff to keep kids and adults entertained