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Holiday in Kingston upon Thames

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nicisavella Wed 13-Feb-13 08:59:34

Hi! Any suggestions on places to visit with my kids in Kingston upon Thames - DS is 7 and DD is 3. Im new to the area so any suggestions are most welcome. Thanks!

jennybeadle Wed 13-Feb-13 09:03:20

Take a boat from just behind John Lewis to Hampton Court. Ours loved that at that age.

The playground in Bushy Park, or the Woodland Gardens there (nice cafe, good ice cream) also always a hit.

There's bound to be loads more...

funnypeculiar Wed 13-Feb-13 09:10:38

Will you have a car? YY to Hampton Court and Bushy Park (next door to Hampton Court, deer and good playground); Wisley Gardens ( is a bit further out but a good day trip; NT properties - Ham House & Claremont Gardens; obviously everything in London in easily accessible too. Day trip out to the downs/Box Hill (although quite a long climb for a 3 yo!)

Gigondas Wed 13-Feb-13 09:11:45

Kingston swimming pool has waves, toys etc so is always popular .

catinboots Wed 13-Feb-13 09:12:05

Go and see the deer in Richmond Park?

There's a pizzeria in the park which isn't too spenny

jennybeadle Wed 13-Feb-13 09:14:32

Here's the website of the boat company

jennybeadle Wed 13-Feb-13 09:15:27

The swimming pool also has a beach type shallow end, with fountains and so on, tiny ones love it.

nicisavella Wed 13-Feb-13 09:19:54

THANK YOU for all your suggestions!!! Where is Kingston swimming pool situated?

jennybeadle Wed 13-Feb-13 09:22:46

Just behind the bus station, very central.

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