Snakes & Ladders – 020 8847 0946. Syon Park, Brentford TW8 8JF
Snakes & Ladders is a wonderful indoor climbing frame. Pop your kids in and watch them go! A special summer treat is a mini railway in the park running at weekends.
Hounslow Urban Farm – 020 8831 9658. Faggs Road, Feltham TW14 0LZ
A large working farm, approved as one of the few Rare Breeds Centres in the country. Kids can buy a bag of feed from the farm shop to feed the greedy goats and pigs. There are also seasonal children’s events, sheep-shearing, an educational facility, and a farm volunteer scheme for teenagers. Visit the farm for an enjoyable day out for the whole family.
Hounslow Youth Counselling Service – 020 8568 1818. 78 St John’s Road, Isleworth TW7 6RU. HYCS is a free confidential service for all young people living, working or studying in the London Borough of Hounslow. It offers one-to-one counselling for young people 11-25 from all sections of the community.
Scout leader for Brentford: Janet Coles – 020 8560 1076
Division Commissioner for Brentford and Chiswick Districts: Kay Foster – 07775 881 030
District Commissioner for Brentford: Julie Burgess – 020 8568 6249
Watermans Art Centre – 020 8232 1019. 40 High Street, Brentford TW8 0DS
Arts centre with theatre and cinema, and lots of activities for kids. The centre also hosts a riverside cafe and Indian restaurant.
St. Paul’s playing fields, St Paul’s Road, Brentford TW8 0PN
Watermans Park, High Street, Brentford TW8 0AS
Brentford Football in the Community – 0844 247 1889
Age range 5-14. Boys and girls welcome.
Brentford Toy Library – 07510 346 513 St. Paul’s Parish Centre, St. Pauls Road, Brentford TW8 0PN
BRAG TIP: 8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, so why not use reusable nappies and a local nappy laundering service?