From Greenwich to Great Beaches

kateemo:

Fancy a day out at the beach this summer? Here’s some great advice from Mumsnet Local Greenwich here. . .

Originally posted on Live Greenwich:

The hot topic during this part of July is always things to do with the kids to keep them entertained during the Summer Holidays and whilst Mumsnet Greenwich has lots of listings of fun things to do locally, sometimes we want to travel a bit further afield.

My parents didn’t have much money when we were growing up so our summer holidays were filled with free (or at least very cheap) days out.  I vividly remember crowding into the back of my uncle’s red Bedford van with my various aunts, uncles and cousins and heading off to the beach.  It was quite the adventure and, of course, nobody thought twice about vehicle safety in those days!  We would pack picnics, games like rounders, bats, balls, blankets, windbreaks and rattan beach mats and head off to a different beach on the Kent or West Sussex coast each week.

Now that I have…

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