Travel Highlights: Things to see and do when visiting Greenwich (Updated 2021)

The Wandering Mother Blog | Family Lifestyle & Travel

Whether your coming from Richmond or Runcorn, Greenwich is a major tourism town that sees thousands of people paving its streets every year. This year (and last year) however, has slightly been a little different. With lockdown eased again, the streets of Greenwich are starting to fill up again.  I originally published this post in […]

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National Maritime Museum launches two outdoor family nature trails this weekend

The Greenwich Mummy Blog - Ice skating in Greenwich at the Queen's House ice rink

Anyone else missing their weekly trip to the National Maritime Museum? We didn’t visit weekly but I know there are a lot of parents who found the NMM a fantastic place for children especially during the school holidays as well as term time. There were daily activities for all ages and that wonderful Ahoy Gallery […]

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Review: Our day out at Cutty Sark’s Toddler Time

The Greenwich Mummy | Toddler Time at the Cutty Sark Greenwich

On a not-so-sunny Wednesday, Little Lady and I headed out to Greenwich for a little bit of pre-nursery fun. We were invited to explore the last remaining British tea clipper, the Cutty Sark. You can’t miss it, she lies in the heart of the high street opposite the popular Greenwich market. Greenwich is a beautiful […]

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Family things to do this Halloween half term (in and around Greenwich)

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | Family Things to do this Halloween

With Halloween night just a week away, there’s plenty to do this October half-term. There’s lots going on in the Greenwich area but if you fancy venturing out a little more, here are some of the best events that I’ve come across so far that’s suitable for the whole family, some are free and some […]

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#StreetFans: The Fan Museum’s latest exhibition on street art and fan-making

Last week marked the opening of a new exhibition at The Fan Museum in Greenwich. Nestled along a row of Georgian homes on Crooms Hill, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was just another pretty  house from looking at the building’s exterior. The museum has been open since 1991 and is only a short walk […]

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Our day trip to the Museum of London Docklands

During August, Museum of London Docklands had put on a range of free events for the whole family. These included workshops like jewellery making and creating artwork as well as story-telling days and interactive workshops about the history of London’s tunnels. The Tunnel: Archaeology of Crossrail exhibition displayed objects that were recovered from the construction dig […]

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Review: Our visit to Santa’s Grotto at the Museum of London Docklands

The Greenwich Mummy Review: Museum of London Docklands

Christmas is now approaching thick and fast – can you believe there’s under two weeks left already?… Where has this year gone?! Every year I try to make it my mission to take LO to see Santa – and as this is Baby Girl’s first Crimbo we couldn’t miss out on a Santa’s Grotto visit. We […]

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Review: Above and Beyond exhibition at the National Maritime Museum

We have everything available to us at our doorstep – literally! There is a Costa Coffee store opening soon right downstairs and I’ve been telling my friends I don’t know if that is a good idea because I will probably tell Daddy P to watch the kids while I hide out in there behind my […]

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Review: Into Space with Q Pootle 5 at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Greenwich Mummy Blog | Event Reviews

Last week we were invited to come along and experience the sold-out event, Holiday to Space with Q Pootle 5. It was a special event put on by the Royal Museums Greenwich as part of their Holiday to Space series, held at the Royal Observatory. I previously posted a blog about this event which you can read here. Our day started […]

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Free things to do in Greenwich during the Summer Holidays

The Greenwich Mummy Blog - Things to Do in Greenwich for Free

Everybody loves a freebie and when you’re strapped for cash, free things to do can become the best way to treat the family to a lovely day out without spending a penny. Here are a few of my favourite (free) things to do in Greenwich over the summer holidays… Greenwich Peninsula The Peoples Brick Company […]

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