Independent Cottages offers a comprehensive selection of family friendly holiday cottages and child and baby friendly self catering accommodation throughout the UK.
From cosy cottages in quiet idyllic country settings to luxury waterside apartments with stunning views or Scandinavian log cabins to town houses. With a diverse range of over 1400 holiday homes, we are sure you’ll find the perfect place for a short break, family holiday, seasonal get away or even a business trip.
There is no commission fee charged and Independent Cottages puts you in direct contact with the cottage owner who has first hand information to assist you in making the booking. With a ‘Late Availability’ search facility; whether you are planning your summer holiday in advance or want to get away at short notice, Independent Cottages has something for everyone.
Visit our easy to use website today to search for self catering accommodation within the UK.
Do you need a more interesting party activity for your child? Nugent Education can help. We’ve had great success in providing new, interesting and entertaining activities that most organisations don’t offer.
We can make a party, something to remember, and entertain and engage the children for an hour or two. This takes allot of strain off the parents, and children can chose something they and their friends will enjoy together and remember.
For young children, DBS checked artists provide things like crafts (puppet making, mask making, lantern making etc), Japanese origami (very popular), African drumming and dance.
For teenagers’, we have lots of terrific party ideas like makeup and beauty for teenage girls. Also popular urban arts such as street dance, break dancing and Rapping and Human Beat boxing (***), graffiti art, Japanese manga art or DJ-ing skills.
We also provide special graffiti art activities including commissions where create a bespoke mural for a child’s bedroom, a garage, shed or play room and so on.
Our artists / entertainers will travel to, and deliver at your venue (home address or a room booked etc).
Activities are great value for money and usually last 1 ½ to 2hrs. They are competitively priced from only £160.00 so why not give us a go?
Contact (email@example.com) our website web-form (contact us page) or call one of our friendly team on 0845 481 1920 or 07967 659 293 today!
Eye Spy Photography
Eye Spy Photography offers tailored photo shoots to suit you at home or at a location of your choice for all the family pets included.
Relaxed Playful style. Willing to travel to all UK locations.
- Black and White, Sepia and Colour
- Editing and touch ups
- Bespoke Photo books
- Canvas Prints, Pop art, Perspex art
- CDs of all the photographs from the shoot
Mob: (07952) 369 615
Our experienced team of agents work closely with our models, actors and clients to provide an excellent service and great opportunities for our artists. Our clients include catalogues and in-store posters for Litttlewoods, Mamas & Papas, Matalan, Tesco Clothing, Aldi, Argos and JD Sports - just to name a few! Television productions include Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors. EuroKids young TV actors include Dev’s twins Aadi & Asha on Coronation Street and one of our film stars was 5 year old Lilli-Ella Kelleher who starred as the 'Young Sophie Neveu' in 'The Da Vinci Code' with Tom Hanks.
Is your baby or child our next top model or TV/Film star?
We are looking for babies to teens to meet the demands of our clients who are looking for fresh, new faces and talent.
We want to see your photos! Send your child’s details and photos via our website or ring for more information.
Safehands Network Ltd
Live call centre open Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 7.00pm.
Are you interested in going to Oxford or Cambridge, but are daunted by the admission process. We are here to help you realise your dream.
Focusing solely on these two world-class institutions, we specialise in helping students gain an edge over the competition, seriously improving their chances of success.
All our work is based on one simple principle - the analysis of success. We interview, in depth, hundreds of undergraduates to discover what lay behind their success, this together with the expertise of ex-admissions tutors, experienced professionals and our own consultants gives us a winning formula.We offer help at every stage of the admissions process. Contact the above number or log on to our web site for more information.
The National Cycle Network is 5000 miles of safe, signed, attractive cycle routes, open and mapped in June 2000. It is made up of traffic-free sections and traffic-calmed road and minor roads, running right through urban centres and reaching all parts of the UK.
Sustrans is the charity co-ordinating the project and will continue to work with local authorities to expand the Network to a target of 10,000 miles by 2005.
For more information on the National Cycle Network and Sustrans and a copy of their free catalogue of maps, information sheets and technical publications please call the number above or visit their website.
If you'd like to throw a fantastic party this year, head for Megabowl & Tenpin. We've got a terrific party package that is available for groups of six adults or more and for children aged 5 years and over, our Birthday Party packages are great fun!
Check our website regularly for our latest news as well as to join our online club so you can be the first to hear about our exclusive offers, events and promotions.
We offer a nationwide service, providing experienced and qualified nannies, carers and enablers for children and young adults who may have a range of special needs from a mild learning disability to profound and multiple disabilities and their siblings!
Our carers have a wide range of experience, including Makaton & British Sign language, Conductive Education, speech, occupational and physio therapy. We deal with live-in, daily, permanent and temporary positions. All nannies and carers are carefully vetted and personally interviewed. At least two references are verbally verified and an Enhanced Police Check is required (SNAP Childcare is a Registered Body with the Criminal Records Bureau).
Please log onto our website for full details.
We are the UK’s largest provider of fun and interactive music, singing and movement classes for babies and pre-school age children (3 months to 5 years).
Our age-specific classes include a wide range of favourite children’s music, action songs, nursery rhymes and stories, lots of percussion instruments and props. With the help of our Jo Jingles doll we will introduce your child to all the wonders of music!
Details on fun party entertainment and Jo’s Shop can be found on our website:
The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations and seeks to accomplish its mission through promoting dance, educating and training students and teachers and providing examinations to reward achievement in 79 countries all over the world.
The RAD Training department’s programme of activities runs across the UK, as well as internationally, engaging with local communities, RAD teaching members and dance schools– to widen participation and access to dance. If your child is a complete beginner or an experienced dancer, and whether he/she wants to dance for fun or is working towards a career in dance, we have something for everyone. All RAD Registered Teachers are CRB checked.
The RAD offers an internationally recognised portfolio of Examinations which is designed for students of all ages and levels of ability. Students as young as two and a half may start dancing with the Pre-School Dance Curriculum, with the opportunity to move through Graded levels or Vocational Graded levels.
In our commitment to higher education, we created the Faculty of Education in 1999, dedicated to meeting the needs of our current and future dance teachers by providing education programmes and qualifications.
Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd is authorised by Royal Academy of Dance to sell products and goods using the Academy's logo and brand name.
Let Sykes Cottages help you plan the perfect UK cottage holiday for you and your family!
Sykes Cottages is the UK's leading independent cottage rental agency and with over 25 years of experience you can rest assured that your Sykes holiday cottage will be of the highest standard. Sykes Cottages have holiday homes to suit every taste and budget, from coastal cottages in Cornwall, to rustic log cabins in Scotland, and everything in between. Farm holidays, pet friendly cottages, cottages with swimming pools, and beach cottages are just some of the great accommodation options you will find at Sykes Cottages.
The Sykes Cottages website has been designed with the user in mind and provides you with comprehensive property information and photographs to help you choose the best cottage for your needs. Call our friendly holiday advisors if you would like more information, or make your booking completely online, the choice is yours.
At Sykes Cottages we understand how special family holidays are and we make every effort to ensure that each and every one is memorable, for all the right reasons.
Call or visit our website today, we can’t wait to hear from you!
MOVE combines therapy and education in a programme which helps children work towards goals that they really want to achieve, which can range from learning to hold their head up by themselves to learning the skills needed to play football with their friends using a pacer. MOVE is unique in that no child is too disabled to use it and works with the child’s parents, teachers and therapists to teach them skills which are then practised in everyday life, enabling parents to be involved in key decision making and instrumental in their child’s development.
Visit our website or call us on 020 7407 5344 to find out more information, speak to a specialist or a parent of a child already on the programme or to visit a school using MOVE.
Let us help you take the stress out of travelling with babies and pre-school children. At Tom Thumb we provide a wide range of essential items including pushchairs, travel cots, car and booster seats, highchairs, a great selection of toys and our ‘Essential Kits’ that are made up to your specific requirements and can include any necessary items you may need such as nappies, wipes etc.
Our comprehensive range comes from top brand names, and we stock a wide variety of pushchairs and car seats in order to meet customers’ different tastes and requirements. Every item is thoroughly checked and cleaned after each use and regularly replaced to maintain excellent quality.
Short or long term hire available. Tom Thumb, a member of the Baby Equipment Hirers Association, offers a delivery and collection service in and around Edinburgh.
We are very happy to offer a courier service to most areas, please contact us and we will endeavour to help.
LCF Clubs offer language courses in French and Spanish to children from 3-11 years. With over 5,000 centres in the UK, we are the leaders in languages through after-school clubs, business tuition and supplying teachers and resources to schools.
Our classes are relaxed and informal. Our aim is to teach children French and Spanish in a fun and stimulating way. Each week children learn through our structured and proven courses designed to stimulate their natural enthusiasm for language and communication.
We also offer summer day camps. Please log onto our website for full details of your nearest club and to have fun on our new activity area ‘BABELZONE’ where kids can play games in French, Spanish & English.
French and Spanish lessons for children in: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Withington, Preston, Sutton, Tyldsey, High Wycombe, Cirencester, Malmesbury, County Down, Leicester, Manchester, Nantgarw, Chiswick, Penn, Pulborough, Harlow, Lewes, Woking, Newton Abbot, Fakenham, Radcliff, Minehead, Perivale, Littleover, Shenley, Hitchin, Bolton, Brighouse, North London, Havant, Reading, Leeds, Mansfield, St Albans, Gateacre, Princes Risborough, County Tyrone, Burnham-on-Crouch, Banbury, Eastbourne, Clitheroe, Brentwood, Hook, Bracknell, Chester, Amersham, Aylesbury, Menston, Waldron, Renfrew, South Petherton, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Bristol, Orpington, Hertford, County Antrim, Milton Keynes, Middlesbrough, Chelmsford, Dorchester, Darlington, Morden, Coventry, Ashford, Appley Bridge, Old Coulsdon, Durham, Market Harborough, Maidstone, Newhaven, Bookham, Bury St Edmunds, Farnborough, York, Swansea, Charing, Alderbury, Belfast, Billericay, Chorley, Peterborough, Solihull, South Sutton, Walsall, Gosforth, Gateshead, Tadworth, Daventry, Ongar, Aldwick, Southampton, Altrincham, South London, Alnwick, Grendon, Greater London, Otley, Colinton, Blackheath, Birmingham, Romford, East London, Drymen, Cardiff, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Harmston, Redditch, Dorking, Wellingborough, Brentford, Cookham, Buntingford, Lanchester, Harrow, Gosforth, Richmond, Bishop Stortford, Dublin, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Nottingham, West Molesey, Fareham, Sydenham, Guildford, Ilkley, Newtonabbey, Rochdale, Tadley, Ratby, Stanmore, Erith, Worthing, Cambridge, Swindon, Epsom, Warwick, Gerrards Cross, Glastonbury and Douglas
MartialArtsClub.com is the online resource that allows you to find out what Martial Arts clubs operate in your local area in the UK. This site was created for individuals who think that they might like to start practising in one (or more) of the many varieties of martial arts that are available, but don't really know what's on offer or where to start looking.
Our online guide will help you select a club that is right for you. We also offer information about a specific martial art on our Martial Arts Information Page.
A-Star Sports is a fun-filled multi-sports experience for children aged 2 - 10 years. Our award-winning programme offers inclusive, developmental coaching.
Building on a fun ABC-based foundation (agility, balance and co-ordination), children are introduced to and develop the skills for ten core sports and more:
basketball / cricket / dodgeball / football / handball
hockey / rounders / rugby / tennis / volleyball
It is our ambition for every A-Star Sports child to enjoy sport in a positive, energy packed environment. This is why we also include further activities inspired by sport in the news for children to discover exciting sports beyond our core ten.
In addition to our weekly classes, we offer holiday clubs, parties and events.
A-Star Sports was voted as the nation's Best New Activity for Children in the What's on 4 Junior Awards 2012, is a Theo Paphitis 'Small Business Sunday' winner and has a proud place in the current top UK Startups 100.
“I would rate this as the BEST children’s activity. The classes and range of sports give children a really good grounding. The sessions are extremely well taught, promote good sportsmanship and are great fun. My son never wants to miss a class!” Adele Munday
Venues: Chester, Gresford, Sychdyn, Thornton Hough, Wirral, Tarporley, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Eccleston, Kelsall, Hoole, Holt, Wrexham, Heswall, Oswestry, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, Colchester, North East Essex, Chorley, South Ribble, Angus, Annan, Moffat, Lockerbie, Dumfries, Glasgow, Lenzie, Kirkintillock, Broughty Ferry, Tayport, Invergowrie, Forfar, Newport-on-Tay, Edinburgh, Balerno, Midlothian, East Lothian, Musselburgh, Hamilton, East Kilbride, Nr. Scotlandwell, Milnathort, Kinross, Perth, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Kilmacolm, Bridge of Weir, Houston and surrounding areas
FarmworldErddig, Wrexham LL13 0YP
KiwiOz Nannies specialise in the placement of qualified, experienced Australian and New Zealand nannies and mother's helps. Selected on a basis of qualifications, experience, maturity, and confidence. Our nannies are full of the fun loving attitude, enthusiasm and initiative that Australasians are famous for!
You will find the team at KiwiOz friendly, approachable and willing to help in any way possible! We go to extra lengths to ensure we get to know your families needs. All KiwiOz Nannies have been personally interviewed and reference checked. Visa checks, qualifications and police checks are also completed before we put nannies forward for interviews. We also have a new office open in Auckland New Zealand.
Tumble Tots is the UK’s leading physical play programme for children from 6 months to seven years. Since 1979 we have been helping to develop children’s essential life skills through our highly respected physical activity programme. Taking part in our fun-filled regular weekly sessions, using our colourful, specifically designed wooden and foam equipment, children are encouraged to build and develop their:
Parents with children under three actively participate in sessions. The Tumble Tots Programmes are carefully structured in five age groups according to your child’s age and stage of development:
Gymbabes: Six months to walking
Tumble Tots: Walking to two years
Tumble Tots: Two to three years
Tumble Tots: Three Years to school age
Gymbobs: School age to seven years
To find your nearest exciting, activity packed centre and to book a class on-line, visit our website now.
Locations: Worcestershire, Wiltshire, West Yorkshire, West Sussex, West Midlands, Warwickshire, Tyne & Wear, Surrey, Suffolk, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, South Wales, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Shropshire, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, Northern Ireland, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Middlesex, Merseyside, Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Kent, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Greater Manchester, Gloucestershire, Fife, Essex, East Sussex, East Lothian, Dorset, Cumbria, County Durham, Cheshire, Carmarthenshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, West London, South London, North London, East London, Greater London, Humberside, Leicestershire, Scottish Highlands, West Lothian, Wrexham, North Lanarkshire, Devon, Falkirk, Argyll & Bute, Derbyshire, Dumfries & Galloway, East Ayrshire, Flintshire, Mid Lothian, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, Isle of Man, Birmingham, Edinburgh
Visit the LTA website for information on all your favourite British players as well as your local tennis clubs and tennis centres.
Find the nearest tennis club to you by visiting the link below. Just type your post code in the Club Search box found in the right hand margin.
Dyslexia Action is an educational charity, founded in 1972, for the assessment and teaching of people with dyslexia and training for specialist teachers.
Dyslexia Action provides a national network of 27 main centres and some 150 linked learning centers, offering individual assessments by Chartered Psychologists and qualified Teacher Assessors and screening for schools, colleges and other organisations. Tuition is provided in literacy, mathematics and study skills using our own highly successful teaching methods and materials. Dyslexia Action carries out over 7,000 assessments each year and currently provides specialist tuition for over 3,000 children in its Centres, outposts and school units. The effectiveness of Dyslexia Action teaching methods and materials has been warmly praised by thousands of grateful children and their parents.
Please log onto our website for your local centre.
Head Office: Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey
Fax: (01784) 222333
We also offer wheelchair skills training, advice and information and campaign to raise awareness of disabled young people's needs. Many of those we help become members of our Kidz Board, acting as our ambassadors and getting involved in projects and events.
Through this support Whizz-Kidz has given nearly 4,000 disabled children and young people the chance to enjoy an independent life at home, at school and at play.
Special Kids in the UK
What makes us unique is that we parents/carers of children with special needs ourselves. Understanding the difficulties and emotions involved with a child of any age with special needs is something we can all associate with. In addition friendship, support and practical hints and tips are a major feature of our organisation.
For more information visit our website:
Our extensive range of both wooden and metal products includes climbing frames, swings, trampolines, above ground pools, playhouses, go karts, sledges and many more fun accessories that will make your child want to go outside and play in the garden.
Please visit us at the largest outdoor display in the country of children’s play equipment, where you and your children are welcome to "Try Before You Buy".
Our friendly sales team is always on hand to answer any questions you may have.
Outdoor Display: Whittlebury Rd, Wicken, Milton Keynes, MK19 6BJ
With attractive, fun to wear boots and shoes in whole and half-sizes and up to six width fittings, Start-rite shoes give every child the support they need as they grow. And because we've created styles they love to wear, they'll be equally happy in the classroom or out and about at weekends!
There is now more choice than ever before, including comfortable pre-walkers, stylish casuals for weekend wear, smart schoolwear, cosy slippers, fun wellies, and the timeless English Classics collection.
To find out more visit our website at:
bobo kids offers a large of selection of furniture from nursery to teenagers with designs ranging from traditional through to contemporary.
You will also find bed linen, accessories, wall stickers artwork, lamps and other homewares in-store.
An interior design service is available.
Children's bedroom furniture online and at: 29 Elystan Street, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT
Our comprehensive range includes:
- Climbing Frames – sturdy wooden and steel framed play centres
- Playhouses –unique, beautifully constructed in wood
- Go-karts - heavy-duty pedal Go-Karts, planes, tractors and accessories
- Trampolines – high spec, innovative range with safety accessories
- Swimming pools – range of strong, durable, easy to assemble pools
- and much more..
Help your child discover the world through play. Come and see our extensive or visit our easy to use website for further details.
Outlet: Station Road West, Whittlesford, Cambridge CB22 4NL
Excitim is a family business run by Gloria and Mike Taylor. We specialise in age appropriate, switch adapted, special needs toys for children with disabilities and learning difficulties. Our range of award-winning toys are designed to help promote eye tracking, hand-eye co-ordination, finger control, body movement and stimulate investigation and curiosity. Our most popular switch adapted toys include:
- Thomas the Tank Engine
- Freddie Fish Bubbles
- Talking, Singing and dancing character toys
Older children find our switch accessible camera and iPad switches an easy way to take pictures, play music and use switch accessible iPad apps.
See our website to view our full range and buy securely online. You can also read what parents and professionals say about our toys on the ‘User Testimonials’ page, check out the awards we’ve won and read our Blog to find out about new toys, organisations we support and lots more.
Feel free to get in touch – we are really friendly and may be able to help you find something just right.
SunnyOrNot provides innovative products for keeping children busy. SunnyOrNot’s art bucket is a high quality canvas bag, which fits perfectly in a 10 litre bucket. The bag organises arts and crafts into one place, which is easy to carry around. Bigger items such as paper fit in the middle while all the other items are stored in their own pockets around the outside.
Our Art-Buckets come as a combination of normally 10 products, the bag and 9 quality arts or crafts supplies such as felt tip pens, paints, crayons etc. Go online to http://www.sunnyornot.co.uk/shop/ to see what the combination consists of.
Art-Buckets are ideal for gifts or keeping your own children’s arts and crafts tidy and come in bright colours such as orange, blue and pink.
No more lost pens and crayons or trying to find a place to pack things away.
SunnyOrNot can distribute within the United Kingdom.
Personalised embroidered baby blankets and cushions are gifts to treasure - perfect for birth and christening gifts; and our bright and bold appliqué name blankets and giant cushions are perfect for kids bedrooms and playrooms or for snuggling up with on a long car journey.
For practical gifts take a look at our personalised kit bags, wash bags and boot bags, personalised canvas storage tubs and cushions. We also have aprons, tooth fairy cushions and much more available with personalised names and messages.
View our website to order on-line.
For nearly a decade, Playways have been making extraordinary play houses and climbing frames for children. Based East Devon we supply all over the country. We make standard and bespoke designs to the private and commercial sector. We are the platform playhouse specialists. Choose from our existing range or allow us to design something just for you. Our climbing frames are all hand made using high quality timber.
- We install all our products so you don't have to. This ensures the product is correctly and safely installed.
- We have a flexible approach to design and specification. All our designs are prepared to your specification and to your requirements.
- We hand-make to order
- We work with you to ensure what you buy suits you, your children and your garden.
Why not give us a call, our visit our website and request a brochure.
UK’s largest selection of children’s party bag fillers, filled party bags, wedding busy bags and filled Christmas stockings. For babies through to teenagers we supply:
- around 700 party bag and stocking fillers
- over 500 unique filled party bags
- around 250 colour co-ordinated wedding busy bags to occupy children during weddings or Christenings
- wide variety of boxes and empty bags including cellophane, organza, paper and gift bags
- fantastic value
- happy to give advice by phone or email
- delivery worldwide
For the discerning, whose party bags stand out from the crowd!
Party Plus Limited supply a complete range of partyware for all occasions online and also from our retail shop based in West London. Whether it is for an Adult or Child’s birthday, a wedding or an anniversary party you will find exactly what you need here.
Our ranges of children’s themed partyware include Peppa Pig, Frozen, Ben and Holly, shaped plates in various themes and many more. Lots of great ideas to make your party memorable for Adults and Children, from Birthdays to Anniversaries, themes including Hawaiian and James Bond, and many more.
We supply sell and hire fancy dress costumes and have a large range of wigs and accessories to compliment your chosen outfit. Our stock also includes Piñatas, face paints, invitations, thank you cards, party bag fillers, helium filled balloons and lots of other fun items.
Making a purchase could not be easier on our secure, easy to use website completely dedicated to your total satisfaction. If you have any suggestions or comments we would be very happy to hear from you.
Dancing in the street has been serving dancers in Lincolnshire for the past 10 years. We pride ourselves on being able to offer all your dancewear essentials from the age of 2 onwards.
Our complete range accommodates demands for Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz, with an increasing selection or apparel and accessories for Dance Fitness, Cheerleaders, Majorettes and budding Gymnasts.
Packed full of Class, Show, Competition, Dance Clothing & Dance Shoes by major dancewear brands Capezio, Bloch, Dans-ez, Sansha, Katz and the Parent Company’s own brand Starlite Dancewear.
Please call in or for our Mail Order service we are just a phone call away or the click of a button for our new website to order on-line.
Address: Sleaford Enterprise Park, Pride Parkway, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8GL
Among some of the products you will find our woven sew on nametapes. These finest quality woven name tapes that are the traditional way of labelling children’s school clothing. Sports tags are particularly popular for games and PE Kits with many schools insisting on this type of identification label. We also supply iron on name tags, and adhesive shoe & property labels.
Finally, we offer an Express 24-Hour Despatch!