Families

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  • Dec

Find out about holiday playschemes in Islington

People with children will have no shortage of places to go in Islington to keep all ages happy and entertained. There are many lovely parks and outdoor places for you to explore. Never miss a pond dipping session or nature walk again – bookmark this Love Islington Parks page.

There are three wonderful nature reserves in Islington: Gillespie Park, Barnsbury Wood and Parkland Walk. Islington Ecology Centre is situated in Gillespie Park and is a visitor and education centre.

If you have children aged under 5, Children’s Centres have a wide range of activities for young children and their families. These include health checks and advice sessions, as well as stories, crafts and games and chances for parents to get together. And if you need help finding holiday childcare and playschemes, the Family Information Service has all you need to know. You can also check out a comprehensive directory of events and activities on the Things to do directory – simply search by the type of activity you’re interested in!

Libraries are ideal for children and young people of all ages, with a great range of books and music, free WiFi and PC access as well as fun activities and quiet study spaces. There are always loads of events happening that will interest all ages in your family. Keep up to date with Islington Libraries on Facebook or @Islingtonlibs on Twitter.

You can also take children to visit Islington Museum to look at an array of interesting items and learn a lot more about this wonderful borough. Keep up to date with the museum’s news and current exhibitions via Twitter @IslingtonMuseum or on Facebook.

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