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What have we been up to recently? Have we a new family recipe we've loved we want to share? Do we want to highlight a particular area of Hertford? From National Make a friend day to pizza dough recipes you can find it here. We are specialist days out bloggers and when it comes to days out with the kids locally we aim to give you the lowdown. So do head over to our tried and tested pages too. 

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15 Things to do in the Easter Holidays for FREE


Easter is on the horizon and without proper research and planning it can end up with bored children and empty pockets.

Here at Mum's Guide to Hertford we aim to make your job a little easier, so we've done the research for you and have brought to you ten top things that you can do locally for FREE!!

Now obviously we are aware we have a range of followers with a range of different ages so this is by no means an extensive list. However we have lots more generic ideas of free of cheap things to do here: and here.

Now unfortunately FREE entry doesn't always mean FREE there will be travel costs of course if not within walking distance and in some cases parking costs (always research these first and remember to bring picnics! If you forget Asda Ware are doing their £1 kids meal packs again).

1: Celebration of Spring at Lowewood Museum (FREE)

FREE donations welcome

2: Hertford Library Easter Egg Hunt - FREE

3: Super hero Yarn trail in town- FREE

4: Free Family Easter party at the Harvey Centre

Also Free and lots going on!

5: Hertford Heath Easter Egg Hunt.

FREE and a wonderful local event.

6: Visit Harlow Pets Corner

FREE Entry and the park there is really lovely too!

7: Visit Parndon Wood

Really lovely little nature reserve we love the den building area.

8: Tewinbury Farm and play area

9: Visit a local museum - Hertford, Ware , Lowewood all really lovely!

10: Free Easter Fun day in Stevenage

12: Meet Skye from Paw Patrol 

12: Tring Natural History Museum

We know we already covered museums but this is a really lovely day out, small but perfectly formed and a real treat - plus you guessed it FREE (prebooking required though!)

13: The Gruffalo Trail

14: The Stickman Trail

15 Bonus activity for older children and families: Geocaching!

And that's not forgetting the lovely parks and walks we have locally- and the library who doesn't love a library trip. 

For lots more ideas of FREE things to do see here.

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