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Giggling Squid Wokingham: Our Family Dining Review

Giggling Squid Wokingham: Our Family Dining Review

We were lucky enough to be invited to Giggling Squid in Wokingham to try out their menu, and we can confirm the restaurant is certainly not to be laughed at. Giggling Squid is a small chain of about 30 Thai Tapas restaurants, currently mainly in […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 17 & 18 November 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 17 & 18 November 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (17 & 18 November) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 10 & 11 November 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 10 & 11 November 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (10 & 11 November) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

Christmas Lights Switch On Events Berkshire 2018

Christmas Lights Switch On Events Berkshire 2018

There’s not much of a more magical way to kick off the Christmas festivities than going along to your local Christmas lights switch on event with the kids. These are great afternoons where you can wrap up warm and enjoy the celebrations, sometimes even with […]

Christmas Gift Guide 2018: Present Ideas for Children

Christmas Gift Guide 2018: Present Ideas for Children

Santa is dusting off his red suit, the reindeers are resting ready for the big night and everything in the North Pole is well and truly gearing up for a magical Christmas 2018. We’ve been speaking to an Elf in the know and have this […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 3 & 4 November 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 3 & 4 November 2018

Welcome to November (how’d that happen?!), and with it being fireworks weekend we’ve got a whopper of a weekly update to share with you. If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (3 & 4 November) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, […]

The Fir Tree: Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

The Fir Tree: Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

The Moomins head to Maidenhead this festive season to take to the stage at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts’ family Christmas Show, The Fir Tree. Author and Illustrator Tove Jansson’s much-loved story from Tales in Moominvalley, will run from Tuesday 20 November until Sunday […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 27 & 28 October 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 27 & 28 October 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (27 & 28 October) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

The Berkshire Christmas Festival 2018

The Berkshire Christmas Festival 2018

This year’s Berkshire Christmas Festival takes place on 10 and 11 November 2018 at Newbury Showground in Thatcham, including the ever popular Festival of Dogs at this show with something for everyone. There will be plenty of activities for all the family, with rural crafters […]

7 Easy Halloween Party Recipes for Kids

7 Easy Halloween Party Recipes for Kids

We’re big fans of Halloween for little ones here at Little Ankle Biters, and we’re always looking for easy Halloween food recipes we can quickly put together to get maximum results, and have some fun with the kiddies in the kitchen at the same time. […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 20 & 21 October 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 20 & 21 October 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (20 & 21 October) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

There’s not much beats the smell of Christmas markets with all those yummy food stalls, mulled wine and Christmas scented goodies, and it’s something the whole family can enjoy. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite Christmas Markets, to make it that bit easier […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 13 & 14 October 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 13 & 14 October 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (13 & 14 October) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

Windsor On Ice – Christmas 2018

Windsor On Ice – Christmas 2018

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit with the kiddies to an ice rink, showing the world you still have your Jayne Torvill moves. Ahem. And if that doesn’t quite materialise, there’s always the trusty penguins to scoot around on. Or the bar for a […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 6 & 7 October 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 6 & 7 October 2018

Happy October! If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (6 & 7 October) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. […]

Win a Family Ticket to Royal Windsor Racecourse Fireworks 2018: T&Cs

Win a Family Ticket to Royal Windsor Racecourse Fireworks 2018: T&Cs

We’ve teamed up with Royal Windsor Racecourse to offer one lucky family a family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) to their fireworks extravaganza on Saturday 3 November 2018. This year it’s a Spookfest with a fangtastic fireworks display and an evening bursting with family […]

Royal Windsor Racecourse Spookfest & Sparkle Fireworks Display 2018

Royal Windsor Racecourse Spookfest & Sparkle Fireworks Display 2018

Last year’s spectacular at Royal Windsor Racecourse sold out early, so hurry and book your tickets for this year’s fireworks highlight and massive fun fair… Yes, the nights are drawing in, but there’s a real highlight coming up. On Saturday 3 November, the skies above […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 29 & 30 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 29 & 30 September 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (29 & 30 September) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

Little Ankle Biters meets the cast of Peter Pan

Little Ankle Biters meets the cast of Peter Pan

Earlier this week we were invited along to the press launch of Peter Pan, this year’s panto at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, where we got to meet and interview the cast! The event was held at Go Ape in Wendover Woods, a woodland set in the Chiltern […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 22 & 23 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 22 & 23 September 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (22 & 23 September) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 15 & 16 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 15 & 16 September 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (8 & 9 September) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

What’s on October Half Term & Halloween in Berkshire 2018

What’s on October Half Term & Halloween in Berkshire 2018

The season of trick or treating, little ones dressed as cute cats and vampires, and all those left over sweets that you’ll just have to polish off, is just around the corner. We’ve been searching the length and breadth of Berkshire to bring you all […]

Win a Goody Bag from Peanut – Little Ankle Biters Berkshire

Win a Goody Bag from Peanut – Little Ankle Biters Berkshire

**Competition now closed**   We’ve teamed up with the fabulous Peanut to give away 2 gift bags filled with lots of goodies, including; t-shirts, jumpers, keyrings, coasters, and goodies for your little ones too! Just answer a simple question at the bottom of this post… […]

Where to meet Santa this Christmas in Berkshire 2018

Where to meet Santa this Christmas in Berkshire 2018

Where to meet Santa this Christmas 2018 in Berkshire. What better way to add some sparkle to Christmas for your little ones than by booking to meet the big man himself. Santa’s a pretty busy man at this time of year, but has freed up some space […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 8 & 9 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 8 & 9 September 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (8 & 9 September) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d […]

Sprouts Play Barn at Millets Review

Sprouts Play Barn at Millets Review

Sprouts Play Barn at Millets Farm near Abingdon were awarded ‘Best Soft Play’ in the Oxfordshire 2018 Little Ankle Biters’ Awards, so we went along to find out more. Millets Farm in its entirety is a fantastic place to visit and you can easily spend […]

Peter Pan Pantomime – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Peter Pan Pantomime – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Get ‘hooked’ on this year’s must-see magical pantomime – Peter Pan! Star of Holby City and Coronation Street John Michie is playing villainous baddie Hook, alongside BBC Three Counties Breakfast Show presenter Andy Collins, Britain’s Got Talent’s La Voix and Nickelodeon’s Holly Atterton as Tinker Bell in this year’s swashbuckling adventure! Meet the Lost Boys, […]

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 1 – 2 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 1 – 2 September 2018

The summer holidays may be coming to an end, but the fun needn’t stop just yet. If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right […]

Caterpillar Music: Children’s Classes in Berkshire

Caterpillar Music: Children’s Classes in Berkshire

Give your child a head-start with Caterpillar Music’s weekly music sessions which use exciting themes, colourful instruments and baby safe products to encourage creative learning. Music sessions provide many benefits for children’s development, not least: Enhanced learning Helping babies and parents to communicate through shared […]

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 25 – 27 August 2018

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 25 – 27 August 2018

Loooooong weekend incoming! If you’re looking for things to do this bank holiday weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s absolutely loads happening and we’ve got all the best not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. […]

Family Dining at… Bel & the Dragon, Cookham

Family Dining at… Bel & the Dragon, Cookham

Beautiful Cookham. Owner of one of the finest River Thames vistas, birth place of artist Stanley Spencer, recently deemed Britain’s second richest village, and home of award-winning Bel & the Dragon. One of the oldest coaching inns in England with over 600 years of history […]

On the Sofa with… Little Ankle Biters meets Squidgydoodle

On the Sofa with… Little Ankle Biters meets Squidgydoodle

Welcome to the first edition of ‘On the Sofa with…’ where we’ll be chatting with other local family-focussed businesses, sharing information on fab products and valuable information for parents.   This week Michelle at Little Ankle Biters was joined ‘On the Sofa with…’ Debbie, all-round […]

Squidgydoodle Party Boxes: Our review and 10% off

Squidgydoodle Party Boxes: Our review and 10% off

Here at Little Ankle Biters we’re big fans of Squidgydoodle – Buckinghamshire based producer of amazing craft boxes for children. This summer we got our hands on one of their children’s party boxes, and also got to chat all things craft related with Debbie (all-round […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 18 & 19 August 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 18 & 19 August 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s absolutely loads happening and we’ve got all the best not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on. If you’d like great events, […]

Bite Size Bakers – Children’s Cooking & Baking Classes in Berkshire

Bite Size Bakers – Children’s Cooking & Baking Classes in Berkshire

Bite Size Bakers is a group activity for pre-school children aged 2-5 years. Parents and carers are required to stay and help their children with easy-to-make recipes and then join in with the games and activities based around preparing and enjoying food whilst the goodies […]

Fireworks Displays in Berkshire 2018

Fireworks Displays in Berkshire 2018

My second favourite night of the year (what could beat Christmas Eve) is just around the corner, and the excitement is building already. Fireworks Night is all about wrapping up in chunky knits, funfair rides, wellies, naughty food, glow sticks and of course that amazing smell […]

Pantomimes in Berkshire Christmas 2018

Pantomimes in Berkshire Christmas 2018

Who can resist the lure of traditional Christmas pantomimes? Men dressed as women, sweets hurled into the audience, no one frowning over your rowdy children, and some risqué gags for the parents thrown in for good measure. What’s not to love! We’ve pulled together a […]

Robin Hood – A Musical Celebration at South Hill Park

Robin Hood – A Musical Celebration at South Hill Park

Following the summer sell-out successes of Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, South Hill Park presents Robin Hood, David Wood’s enchanting tale for all the family. Take a journey around the musical Maypole and into the English countryside […]

Back to School Survival Guide

Back to School Survival Guide

Whether you have a first time new school starter (sob), or you’re getting ready to send the little angels back at the end of a long six weeks (someone pass the wine), we’ve got a handy survival guide to the back to school period for […]

Win a Family Ticket to see Peter Rabbit at Lillibrooke Manor, Maidenhead

Win a Family Ticket to see Peter Rabbit at Lillibrooke Manor, Maidenhead

**Competition now closed**   We’ve teamed up with the fantastic Firefly Events to offer one lucky family the chance to win 4 tickets (2 adults & 2 children) to see the hit kid’s film ‘Peter Rabbit’ at Lillibrooke Manor in Maidenhead, on Thursday 13 September […]

Free Fun for Families in Berkshire

Free Fun for Families in Berkshire

Children can be an expensive business. The dent in my bank balance during the school holidays led me to start looking at what free fun there was available for families in Berkshire and the surrounding areas. And the answer is, loads. We’ve had a fantastic time getting […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 11 & 12 August 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 11 & 12 August 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best not to be missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email […]

Pubs with a Garden and Play Area in Berkshire

Pubs with a Garden and Play Area in Berkshire

What better way to spend a lazy summer’s day than chilling out in a lovely pub garden, glass of wine in hand, and all the better if there’s a play area for the little ones to keep entertained. So we decided to pull together a […]

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

There’s one question that we get asked a lot… What are our suggestions for child friendly restaurants in Berkshire? Eating out with children can be a stressful and daunting prospect, when it should be a fun, family outing. Thankfully there are lots of restaurants and […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 4 & 5 August 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 4 & 5 August 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best not to be missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email […]

Concertini Music Sessions for Families

Concertini Music Sessions for Families

We were lucky enough to be invited along to a Concertini music session this morning at Norden Farm in Maidenhead, Berkshire, and we had the most amazing time! Concertini are short and interactive live music sessions aimed at young children and their families covering a […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 & 29 July 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 & 29 July 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best not to be missed bits right here for you. Whether you’re loving the heatwave and want to make the most of the […]

Ideas and Activities to Keep Kids Cool on Hot Days

Ideas and Activities to Keep Kids Cool on Hot Days

We love the hot weather but sometimes it can all get a bit too much, especially when you have little ones to think about and keep cool. We’ve had a look at some great ideas, activities and places to head to to get out of […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 21 & 22 July 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 21 & 22 July 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Berkshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best not to be missed bits right here for you. Have a great weekend. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent […]

Whoosh Play Centre, Bracknell

Whoosh Play Centre, Bracknell

Soft play is an absolute godsend for parents, grandparents and carers – what would we do without it?! And Whoosh Play Centre is an award-winner, voted by local Berkshire parents. Located inside Bracknell Leisure Centre in Berkshire, Whoosh is a large soft play with absolutely […]


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Local business? Want to get involved?

Local business? Want to get involved?

Are you a local business; restaurant, soft play, party venue, children’s entertainer, day out (yes, we cover all sorts here). Fancy featuring on our site? Little Ankle Biters works off the premise of being a trusted source of information to mums, dads, grandparents and carers. Wherever possible we review in person and only publish information where we see real benefits to the owners of little ones. Naming and shaming is not the name of our game so you won’t find poor reviews, just the cool, friendly, not-to-be missed bits in Maidenhead and the surrounding areas.

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Michelle x


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