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5 tips for visiting London with a baby

Prince William and his wife Kate with their newborn son at St Mary’s Hospital.

Samir Hussein

Prince William and his wife Kate with their newborn son at St Mary’s Hospital.

TAKING THE KIDDIES TO LONDON

To celebrate the new royal birth, ShermansTravel, online publisher of deals and money-saving advice, offers tips for visiting London with a baby or toddler.

www.shermanstravel.com

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DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES MEMORIAL PLAYGROUND

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Located in Kensington Gardens, features pirate ship, tepees, play sculptures, and sensory trail for children with special needs. Free.

www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/kensington-gardens

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BATTERSEA PARK CHILDREN’S ZOO

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See animals such as meerkats, donkeys, squirrel monkeys, and capuchins; interactive play area with sandpits, spider nets, and trampolines. Adults $11.50, ages 2-15 $8.50.

www.batterseaparkzoo.co.uk

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BRITISH MUSEUM

Visit Egyptian mummies; borrow art materials (crayons and pads) and activity backpacks; picnic
areas; baby changing and feeding rooms; high chairs and kids’ menus in restaurant. Free.

www.britishmuseum.org/?ref=header

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STROLLER GUIDE

Using a stroller? Download information about public transportation lines that offer step-free access from street; stations with elevators, ramps, and escalators; toilet and baby-changing facilities, and more. Free.

www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/accessibility-guides/default.aspx

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MUDCHUTE PARK

A 32-acre farm in East London with sheep, donkeys, pigs, and more. Kitchen offers farm-fresh menus plus stroller space, changing facilities, high chairs, and toys. Free.

www.mudchute.org

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