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10 Reasons Why London Is Absolutely The Wost Place To Raise Children

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1. There's No Greenery or Open Spaces

I mean, there are eight Royal parks covering nearly 5,000 acres, hundreds of local parks and garden squares, and London has so many trees it's officially recognised as a forest, but it's not the same, is it?
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I mean, there are eight Royal parks covering nearly 5,000 acres, hundreds of local parks and garden squares, and London has so many trees it's officially recognised as a forest, but it's not the same, is it?

2. Children Should Be Raised Around Nature

There are deer in Richmond Park, peacocks in Holland Park, flamingos in Kensington and all sorts of wildlife in the London wetland Centre, but they probably don't count.
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There are deer in Richmond Park, peacocks in Holland Park, flamingos in Kensington and all sorts of wildlife in the London wetland Centre, but they probably don't count.

3. There are No Farms

It's a rite of passage in every child's life to go to the farm to see the cows and the sheep and learn about where our food comes from. London city farms are clearly an urban legend.
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It's a rite of passage in every child's life to go to the farm to see the cows and the sheep and learn about where our food comes from. London city farms are clearly an urban legend.

4. There's Nothing for Kids to Do in London

It's not like London is full of world class national museums, art galleries, and theatres, or has any cinemas, arcades, concerts, zoos or any other fun things to do.

It's not like London is full of world class national museums, art galleries, and theatres, or has any cinemas, arcades, concerts, zoos or any other fun things to do.

5. Child Friendly Activities are Too Expensive in London

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Those aforementioned world class museums and galleries pretend to be free, but it's all a LIE.

6. I Want My Children to Have a Good Education

I can't think of a worse place for children to learn about British history, for example, than the place where most of it happened.
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I can't think of a worse place for children to learn about British history, for example, than the place where most of it happened.

7. Public Transport is Terrible

Unlike most small towns where there are buses once an hour all the way up until 5pm, it's actually incredibly difficult to get around in London, only having the tube, the overground, National Rail trains, buses, trams, boats and the Emirates Air Line. It's a miracle anyone gets anywhere.
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Unlike most small towns where there are buses once an hour all the way up until 5pm, it's actually incredibly difficult to get around in London, only having the tube, the overground, National Rail trains, buses, trams, boats and the Emirates Air Line. It's a miracle anyone gets anywhere.

8. London Isn't Remotely Diverse

We all want our kids to grow up to be tolerant, open-minded people, so having them mix with people of different races and religions etc is a must. London is obviously terrible for this. I'm off to raise my kids in a tiny village instead.
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We all want our kids to grow up to be tolerant, open-minded people, so having them mix with people of different races and religions etc is a must. London is obviously terrible for this. I'm off to raise my kids in a tiny village instead.

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