Sheffield families: 20 Top Picks of days out this weekend (July 15-16)

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What’s on top picks Daily until July 23rd – Little Sheffield Wildlife Trail in Norfolk Park, Hillsborough Park and Weston Park. Print a booklet or get one from your local library. All weekend – Sheffield Manor Lodge – A week of Flowers and Bees: Various activities all weekend including meadow tours, family bee and butterfly trails, the […]

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A new Woodland Path & Longshaw Estate: 5 Things you didn’t know – National Trust day out

Longshaw Estate

You’ll know I love Longshaw if you know me well, you can see our last video and blog here. It’s my local National Trust and somewhere I visit often with friends and family. I arrange meet ups there for my local parents group throughout the year with picnics and paddling down at Padley Gorge, and autumn […]

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Hathersage & Bakewell: Two playgrounds in one day & a picnic in the park

a family day out in Bakewell

Following on from my first blog of our Bamford to Ladybower walk in the Peak District which we did for my birthday, this is day 2 where we went to Hathersage for a quick playground and picnic stop before heading for a family day out in Bakewell. We love Bakewell and it’s one of our […]

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Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk | Short Walks in the Peak District for families

Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk

The Peak District is such a beautiful place to go walking. This Bamford to Ladybower Reservoir walk is one of my favourites. For my birthday, we headed out to the peaks and stayed at Ladybower Inn for 2 nights. It was a lovely 3 days full of fresh air and specular views. I wish we […]

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Wigfield Farm, Barnsley and Worsborough Mill and Country Park | Two days out in One that my toddler loved

days out at Wigfield Farm and Worsborough Mill in Barnsley

When I had previously looked up about Wigfield Farm and Wosborough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, I found that they were not very far apart from each other. I researched how to do both in one day, specifically as we use public transport; so the more we can do on one route, the better. […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Forge Dam in Sheffield | Parks with playgrounds and cafes

Forge Dam in Sheffield

Forge Dam in Sheffield is one of my favourite parks and days out. I’ve wrote about it before, in my 5 parks and playgrounds post, and 9 ideas for fun and interesting walks for families. I love it because it always feels like somewhere special, there’s just a unique atmosphere about it. Here’s a videos […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Magna this summer | Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek

Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham

Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham is a fantastic place in summer for kids with it’s huge playground and a super fun splash park. Here’s a quick video so you can see the outside areas and 6 reasons why you’ll love Magna this summer! 6 reasons why you’ll love Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham this […]

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9 ideas for fun and interesting Family Walks and Trails suitable for all the family | Walks for families in Sheffield |

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I’m passionate about going outdoors and I love walking. Walks with kids can be tricky though, and sometimes you want to do something a little more structured and fun than just a wild walk in the countryside. This is why these 9 ideas for Family Walks and Trails are a little outside of the box. There’s […]

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A quick list of 50 fun things to do in Sheffield for kids | What to do in Sheffield for families!

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Looking for fun things to do in Sheffield for kids? Here’s 50 ideas to keep little ones entertained. There’s so much to choose from and you don’t even have to leave the city. 50 fun things to do in Sheffield for kids 1. Visit Sheffield Central children’s library which is free, has toys, teddies, lots of […]

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Historic & Beautiful; National Trust family day out at Hardwick Hall!

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It was a beautiful sunny day, and we were very lucky… as this was the day we had planned to go on a big family day out at Hardwick Hall! We have had many days out at National Trust, but had never visited Hardwick Hall before; so I was so excited to try somewhere new! Who doesn’t […]

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