5 Places to Visit in London in May with a Toddler

The toddler and I are making our travel plans for May. We are aiming to visit a different place in London each week. It has to be somewhere new that we have not been to together before. We can’t be guaranteed of good weather in May, so we will largely be focusing on indoor attractions. And we are on a budget, so they should ideally be cheap. Here is my plan for 5 places to visit in London in May with a toddler.
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parkrun Tourism In London With A Baby

parkrun tourism in London with a baby

If you haven’t heard of parkrun, they organise free weekly timed runs all over the world. This is my first guide to parkrun tourism in London with a baby. The parkruns are held in scenic locations on weekend mornings, organised by volunteers. The runs are open to all. And they really mean that; they are very inclusive and friendly. It doesn’t matter how fast or slow you are. It really is just about taking part. The parkruns for adults are on a Saturday and 5 kilometres. For juniors they are on a Sunday and 2 kilometres. If you register on the website you can print a barcode to take with you to record an official time.
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Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre, London

Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre is in Hanwell, West London. It is a small centre with a variety of animals and birds, including meerkats, as well as domestic animals such as rabbits, chickens and pigs. And best of all it is free! Although you can make a donation if you wish.
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Baby-Friendly Cafes in West London

I didn’t realise how lucky I was to have a cafe in my local park complete with small soft play area until I tried to find other baby-friendly cafes in West London. And while we have been away, this place has closed. What am I going to do now!?
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5 Tips for Using the London Underground With a Baby

The London Underground isn’t the most baby friendly form of transport, but it is perfectly possible to use it to get about with a baby in tow. And on the plus side it is free for under 11s. Plus baby D loves to break the unwritten rule about not making eye contact on the tube, thus freaking people out by staring at them for ages… These are my top 5 tips for travelling on the London Underground with a baby

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