A whole host of celebrities from the world of show business such as ex-model Jodie Kidd, SSGB actor Jason Flemyng and singer Sophie Ellis Bextor were invited to celebrate the launch of the Guffalo River Ride at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. And so was Monkey and I…
Last Summer, we had a glorious weekend away in West Sussex exploring Climping Beach and staying at the wonderful family-friendly Baliffscourt Hotel & Spa. On our way home, we decided it would be a waste of the day if we didn’t explore the area more – and it was a great decision because we would never have discovered the majestic features of Arundel Castle and its beautiful gardens.
The city comes alive with bright sparkling lights, pop up ice-rinks and Christmas markets – there are plenty of attractions and activities to keep your little ones entertained this festive season. From Santa visits and sleigh rides to magical fairgrounds, London really has got it covered this Winter. Here’s The Urban Monkey Guide’s top picks on what to do with kids this Christmas…
Not many people can say they have a large theme park right on their doorstep. I used to frequent Chessington World of Adventures on a regular basis, particularly during my teenage years. But since having Monkey, I’ve not been back – the main reason being that he’s too small to go on a lot of the rides. (more…)
Museums are fantastic places to fire the imaginations of both the young and old. There’s something inherently exciting about a day trip to a museum, particularly those that are catered for children. Learning really can be fun and interactive and, while our home town of London has scores of world-class museums, there are also plenty of must-sees across Europe. (more…)