Richard Hammond is founder of uk and The Little Green Traveller Maria Pieri is editor of the family section of ‘National Geographic Traveller’.
uk/family Kate Calvert is author of Footprint’s ‘Travel with kids’ travel guides, and founder of uk Peter Pan, Kensington Gardens“We love the setting of author JM Barrie’s Peter Pan,” says Maria.
Park Life“Keeping an eye on prices, Hampstead Heath is totally free,” says Kate.
“Assuming you have a kite, there are a myriad of places to fly it – this is the classic place for Londoners, where the kids can watch the big kids wrestle their giant kites.”Southbank Imagine Children’s Festival A packed programme will bring a dinosaur petting zoo (with life-size animatronics) and a treasure hunt.
“Kensington Gardens is home to the bronze statue of the boy who never grew up, ‘blowing his pipe on the stump of a tree with fairies and mice, squirrels and rabbits all around’.