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When we first arrived and had our babies in St Albans we didn’t know anything or anyone and we struggled to find somewhere that had all the information we needed in one place. So, ta da!

We focussed our research on St Albans and the surrounding villages. For things to do we’ve travelled a bit further afield. We are always adding new businesses to the site and aim to keep information on listings as up to date as possible. We’re totally impartial and our opinions and recommendations are always our own. 

Activities, things to do, parties, local facilities, services and child-friendly businesses in St Albans can now all be found at the click of a button. During the research process we’ve come to realise that our city really has so, so much for everyone, from bumps to teens, parents, carers and grandparents. We really do live in a fantastically family friendly and wonderful place! 

So this site is for all of us. We really hope you find it helpful over the years to come. But we can’t do it without you, if your business is family related then please get in touch to be featured on the site. It’s all free!

Caroline & Emily


About Mum’s Guide To Ltd

Mum's Guide To Ltd began in 2012 when four mums from Harpenden set-up a website to give local families in a comprehensive, one-stop shop to find all the information they needed about living in the area with children.  The site quickly grew to become the most popular site for Harpenden parents and carers. In 2016 the mums decided to spread their wings by launching Mum’s guide to UK giving parents across the country the opportunity to set up their own local Mum’s Guide To sites.

Our philosophy is quite simple:

  • The site focuses on a single town and is run by local parents.
  • It covers children of all ages from bumps to teens.
  • It’s as comprehensive as possible - covering activities and things to do, parties, local facilities, services and child-friendly businesses.
  • We are pro-active about seeking out new businesses and keeping the information up-to-date.