Don’t miss these! Top 20 family events happening this summer in and around Sheffield | What’s on this summer for families in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

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I love summer. There’s so much happening! I love the long hot days, the summer fairs, picnics, festivals, park days and summer vibes. There is just such an amazing atmosphere in summer. We are lucky enough here in Yorkshire to have so much happening in summer, throughout the months of June – September there are […]

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An overnight stay in Leeds; family trip to Royal Armouries museum, and a day at Roundhay park

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We stayed overnight in Leeds and visited Royal Armouries museum and Roundhay Park. It was a lovely trip, and the two days out were completely free. There are so many amazing things to do in Leeds for families. Leeds is a city we visit often for a family trip as it is quick to reach by […]

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Top 11 Days out with animals in and around Sheffield including zoos, farms and aquarium

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Wondering where is good for days out with animals in and around Sheffield? I love getting messages from you guys asking for recommendations, and one that comes up often is farms and zoos! Kids love animals, mine included, so here are some of our favourite places to go and see animals. I prefer farms to zoos, […]

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Fun at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield with playgrounds, open space, city views, sculptures and ancient woods

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Norfolk Heritage Park is an historic park just outside Sheffield City Centre. This unique park has so much history, ancient woods, a fantastic cafe, playgrounds, sculptures and really nice views over the city. A lot of people don’t even know it is there, and those that do, don’t seem to know what it offers for […]

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A few hours in the countryside exploring low Bradfield with a toddler | Family day out in Low Bradfield, Peak District playgrounds, bridges, The School Rooms and The plough

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Low Bradfield is a cute little village in the Peak District on the edge of Sheffield, tucked away from the city. It is accessible by bus routes from Sheffield on the 61 and 62, and is 6 1/4 miles south west of the city centre. I love this place because it is very relaxing, it’s picturesque, and […]

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A Sunny morning in Elsecar visiting Elsecar Heritage Centre with toddler, seeing the old Elsecar heritage railway and fun in the museum | Free day out in South Yorkshire

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Wondering what there is to do at Elsecar Heritage Centre? We love it and always have a good day out when we go… best of all, it’s free! It’s somewhere I always go back to, it’s just got everything for all ages. Soft play, antique shops, tea rooms, gift shop, toy shop, old trains… and just down […]

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A lovely fun day out at Wentworth Garden centre with farm animals, tractors, historic garden and playgrounds | Wentworth Garden Centre, Rotherham

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We had our first day out at Wentworth Garden Centre last year and what a little hidden gem it is! We have been a few times since and always had a good time there. Wentworth Garden Centre is just on the outskirts of Rotherham and is an 18th century retail setting with plants, gardening, furniture, farmyard, […]

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5 Favourite Parks and playgrounds for kids in Sheffield

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Sheffield is not short of good parks and playgrounds. Being one of Europe’s greenest cities; there are so many to choose from so there is no excuse to get out and play. And better still, all of them are free. These are just five of my favourite parks and playgrounds for kids. Make sure to […]

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A Helpful Complete Guide to over 100 Days Out without a car using Public Transport from Sheffield | All buses, trains and trams with information on each route and where to go

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Days out without a car? YES! Here’s a complete guide to over 100 Days Out without a car using Public Transport from Sheffield. This guide is jam packed of things to do on bus routes, tram routes, and trains for day trips and overnight stays. I considered splitting this into separate blog posts as it’s […]

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