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Outdoor Garden Toys and Games

Outdoor Garden Toys and Games

With summer around the corner and beautiful long evenings on the horizon there’s nothing better than a BBQ with friends and family in the garden, and even better with laughing children in the paddling pool or having fun playing Giant Jenga! There are so many […]

Travelling with Children: Tips for Surviving a Family Holiday

Travelling with Children: Tips for Surviving a Family Holiday

Going on a family holiday is a fantastic experience and there’s not much that beats the excitement and joy on their little faces at every new adventure. However, in order to make it as stress free as possible you’ll need to be a well oiled […]

Family Holiday Destinations – our top picks

Family Holiday Destinations – our top picks

We’re thinking sun, sea, suncream and the occasional poolside meltdown already, and oh boy we can’t wait! If you’re looking to book a family holiday next year, and maybe you’re looking for that something extra special, then grab a sangria, put your feet up and […]

Personalised Father’s Day Gifts Ideas

Personalised Father’s Day Gifts Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching and we love gifts with a personal touch! We have put together a list of some of our favourites below to help! Personalised Father’s Day Gift Box You can fill these adorable personalised Father’s Day gift boxes with their favourite […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Oxfordshire: 2 & 3 June 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Oxfordshire: 2 & 3 June 2018

Here at Little Ankle Biters we are only too aware of how quickly the week goes by and how precious weekends are with our families, to help we have put together our top picks of things going on this weekend in and around Oxfordshire.   […]

Our Review of Teletubbies Live

Our Review of Teletubbies Live

We were fortunate enough to be invited along to see Teletubbies Live! this weekend at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. If you’re yet to experience the theatre in Aylesbury I can’t recommend it highly enough – it still feels brand new and has some fantastic shows coming […]

Splash Pads, pools and Lidos in Oxfordshire

Splash Pads, pools and Lidos in Oxfordshire

With Summer on our minds and thoughts turning to long hot days with the little ones, we started thinking about all the family friendly splash pads, pools and lidos in Oxfordshire and just beyond, to cool down and have some fun with the children. Here […]

Pick Your Own Farms in Oxfordshire

Pick Your Own Farms in Oxfordshire

What better way to get your little ones interested in food than taking them out to pick their own fruit and veg. Oxfordshire and the surrounding area has loads of fantastic farms which offer pick your own for families, it’s a great way to spend […]

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

The second Bank Holiday in May is fast approaching and there’s loads of fun things planned in Oxfordshire. If you’re looking for family friendly things to do this weekend, here’s are our suggestions of all the best, not-to-be missed bits. If you would like this […]

Our review of Whizz Kidz in Thame

Our review of Whizz Kidz in Thame

We have been going to Whizz Kidz in Thame for the last 7 years, hosted 2 parties and been to countless more. You may love or loathe soft play places but sometimes they are a godsend for parents. Whizz Kidz is located in a large […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards Winners!

Little Ankle Biters Awards Winners!

Wow! A huge thank you to everyone who nominated and voted in this year’s Little Ankle Biters Awards. We’ve been overwhelmed by the support and votes received. We’re really excited to now announce your winners for 2018. Drum roll please………   1. Best Family Friendly […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 19 & 20 May 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 19 & 20 May 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in and around Oxfordshire this weekend for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our newsletter here? SATURDAY SCIENCE CLUB ABINGDON- PLANTS, […]

WHAT’S ON IN OXFORDSHIRE OVER MAY HALF TERM 2018

WHAT’S ON IN OXFORDSHIRE OVER MAY HALF TERM 2018

There is so much going on in Oxfordshire over May Half Term this year. Here’s our guide to what’s on for families. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our newsletter here? MAY HALF […]

What we thought of Wycombe Museum

What we thought of Wycombe Museum

We visited Wycombe Museum over the Easter Holidays after a tip off from a friend of mine. We met some friends there as it was roughly half way between us and the weather wasn’t great so we fancied somewhere indoors. We thought we would spend […]

Win our book of the month with Blackwell’s Oxford

Win our book of the month with Blackwell’s Oxford

This competition is now closed We have teamed up with Blackwell’s in Oxford to give you the chance to win a copy of our book of the month “Square” From the dream team of Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett comes the second instalment in the […]

Our Review of Mead Open Farm

Our Review of Mead Open Farm

We visited Mead Open Farm for the first time over the Easter Holidays and we had such a great time we’re looking forward to visiting again in the summer. It was a bit drizzly when we arrived so we headed to the indoor play area […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Oxfordshire: 28 & 29 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Oxfordshire: 28 & 29 April 2018

I hope you are having a great  week! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend here’s our guide to what’s on for families in Oxfordshire. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up […]

Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum!

Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum!

If you’re looking for something to do over the May Half Term why not skip over to the River & Rowing Museum for bundles of family fun? From Weaving Wonders to Shimmering Shells, the Museum is packed with fun things to do. Go along to […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Voting is now Closed

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Voting is now Closed

  Annnnnd stop. Voting has now closed for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018. We’re off to get our calculators out, and will be announcing your winners here, and on our Facebook page, later this week. Thank you so much to everyone who took the […]

What’s on this weekend for families in Oxfordshire: 21 & 22 April 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Oxfordshire: 21 & 22 April 2018

We are absolutely loving the warmer weather this week! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend here’s our guide to what’s on for families in Oxfordshire. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign […]

Win a Family Ticket to Thame’s Music in the Park

Win a Family Ticket to Thame’s Music in the Park

This competition is now closed We have teamed up with the organisers of Music in the Park to give away 2 family tickets for this fantastic event! Music in the Park, held every year since 2011, is a family-fun event featuring live music and dance […]

Me and My Bee at The North Wall Centre

Me and My Bee at The North Wall Centre

This show sounds fantastic, and what better way to learn about the importance of bees and the environment than a fun and engaging show at the theatre. Climate change is massive. Bees aren’t. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and Multi award-winning theatre company, […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Closed

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Closed

Nominations have now closed for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018, thank you for taking the time to nominate your favourite family friendly businesses in Oxfordshire. We’ll be announcing your finalists on Monday 30 April, there will be 5 in each category and you can […]

What’s on this Weekend 14 & 15 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend 14 & 15 April 2018

It looks like the temperature might hit 20 degrees next week, I am so ready for warmer weather. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend here’s our guide to what’s on for families in Oxfordshire. If you would like this and other great […]

Our Review of The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

Our Review of The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

We were lucky enough to be invited along to see The Sagas of Noggin the Nog at The Cornerstone Theatre in Didcot this weekend. The Sagas of Noggin the Nog is based on the stories from the much loved 1950’s and 60’s children’s TV series […]

What’s on this Weekend 7 & 8 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend 7 & 8 April 2018

I hope you had a great Easter last weekend! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend here’s our guide to what’s on for families in Oxfordshire. If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign […]

Win Our Book of the Month with Blackwell’s Oxford

Win Our Book of the Month with Blackwell’s Oxford

This competition is now closed! We have teamed up with Blackwell’s in Oxford to give you the chance to win a copy of our book of the month ‘Our Beautiful Earth’! A story for young and old alike that is told with almost no words, […]

Clipper House in Looe – Fantastic for Groups

Clipper House in Looe – Fantastic for Groups

We recently visited Cornwall on a large family holiday, and after an extensive search we settled on Clipper House in Looe. Looe is a beautiful little fishing town in south-east Cornwall with the River Looe running through the centre. Clipper House is located on the hill […]

Over 100 Local Young Stars Cast for Stage Exeperience 2018

Over 100 Local Young Stars Cast for Stage Exeperience 2018

Following two rounds of auditions earlier this month Vivo D’Arte and Aylesbury Waterside Theatre are proud to announce a cast 110-strong will join forces for Stage Experience 2018: Whistle Down the Wind. Performers from Amersham, Aylesbury, Berkhamsted, Bicester, Buckingham, Chesham, Hemel Hempstead, High Wycombe, Leighton […]

Bletchley Park – A Great Family Day Out

Bletchley Park – A Great Family Day Out

Last weekend we visited Bletchley Park, the home of British codebreaking that played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict from the second world war. Since the release of Oscar […]


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