Tips for Visiting the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour

The entrance to the Harry Potter studio tour in Leavesdon, UK

The entrance to the Warner Bros. Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour, UK

This week we took G-Man and friend to the Harry Potter studio tour as his birthday treat (instead of a party – hurrah!). We had a great time geeking out on all the amazing Potter film artefacts and sets (especially, I must confess, us grown-ups in the group). It’s a fantastic experience that, despite the horrendous cost, I definitely recommend. It is also one of those places where a bit of research and prep beforehand really pays off – especially if, like us, you are taking young kids. So here are my top tips for avoiding misery, saving money and making the most of a family trip to the Making of Harry Potter studio tour!

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Our Top 10 (or 11) Favourite Play Food Toys to Buy

Our kids love playing with their toy kitchen (yes, it is the ubiquitous Ikea Duktig play kitchen; and no, it has not, alas, been pimped).  Over the years we’ve amassed a fair few bits of play food to go with it – some inherited, some gifted, a few picked up in the sales.  But if we could do it all again, these eleven sets are the ones I’d make sure to get!

11 best toy play food and accessories

These are our top choices for stocking up a play kitchen!

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