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  • The Mr Fox Guide to Stockholm with kids

    Crystal water, green space, cinnamon buns and midnight sun. Super cool Stockholm is seriously family friendly. For more ideas visit mrfoxmagazine.com

    • Feb 2017
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  • Mr Fox Magazine

    Mr Fox city guides are a comprehensive must-do list of places to stay, play, eat, do and shop in family-friendly cities. Compiled by writers who have tapped up the locals and thrown their children in at the deep end to bring you a tried and tested edit of the best places to be.

  • Junibacken

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    Theme Park

    DO: A must-do, this indoor adventure theme park based on the works of Pippi Longstocking creator Astrid Lindgren is popular with locals and tourists alike.

  • Vasamuseet

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    History Museum

    DO: Home to the magnificently preserved warship the Vasa (that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628), this museum is an absolute must with older kids.

  • Skansen

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    Museum

    DO: This enormous open-air folk museum features a zoo, aquarium, vintage amusement park and plenty of trails to walk and play.

  • Tekniska Museet

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    Science Museum

    DO: Stockholm's Science Museum spans 60,000 sq feet and will keep children of all ages occupied for hours. Also home to a 4D cinema and a great cafe.

  • Gröna Lund

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    Theme Park

    DO: Sweden’s oldest amusement park blends old world charm and tame favourites with modern white-knuckle rides including Europe’s tallest free-fall tower.

  • Fabrique stenugnsbageri

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    Bakery

    EAT: Incredible sourdough and rye breads but its the cinnamon (and cardamom) buns from this chain of stone oven bakeries that steal the show.

  • Bakfickan

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    Scandinavian

    EAT: If you are travelling with older kids who can navigate dining on a bar stools, head to Bakfickan in the opera house for the best traditional meatballs.

  • Östermalms Saluhall

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    Gourmet

    EAT: this 19th century food hall has everything you could possibly want for a perfect picnic or pull up a chair at Lisa Enqvist's excellent seafood joint.

  • Koh Phangan

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    Thai

    EAT: Brilliantly kitsch beach/jungle themed Thai restaurant with dancing fairy lights and indoor thunderstorms. Good sized portions and lots of fun for kids.

  • Rosendals Trädgård

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    Garden

    EAT: This greenhouse style cafe forms part of an upmarket garden centre with beautiful gardens, a small food store, bakery and organic vegetable patches.

  • Djurgården

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    Island

    PLAY: Number 1 stop with kids in the summer, this urban park is home to most of the city’s kid-friendly attractions. Hire boats, skates or bikes to explore.

  • Humlegården

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    Park

    PLAY: Central urban oasis in Östermalm. The park boasts a terrific playground, cafe and skateramps by remains close to the main sights.

  • Ivar Los park

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    Park

    PLAY: The main draw of this popular park and playground on bohemian Södermalm are the spectacular panoramic views back across the city centre and the Old Town.

  • Geggamoja

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    Kids Store

    SHOP: Geggamoja are famous for their brightly coloured unisex kids clothes, toys and blankets (all in organic cotton). Stock up at the flagship store.

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