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 | Best parks in Sheffield for kids

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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 5 Best parks in Sheffield for kids. Make sure to visit them all! […]

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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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Special family visit to see Hare and the Tortoise by Curly Tales Theatre at Moor Deli Sheffield | Eric’s first theatre show

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What do you love the most about live performances? I love seeing characters come to life, escaping into a magical moment and soaking up the atmosphere. Theatre is enjoyable for all ages and allows us to take time out into another world. Children’s theatre, though, feels even more special. Children love to have their imaginations […]

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A historical day out to Eyam plague village in the Peak District and National Trust Eyam Hall visit

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Eyam village in the Peak District dates back to the Roman era and is famously known for the outbreak of bubonic plague in 1665. A beautiful picturesque village with a sad history.  There are a few cafes, pubs and shops in the village, as well as a museum, but I went to Eyam to visit […]

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Choo choo! 10 fantastic days out with trains for families in and around Sheffield and South Yorkshire including museums, miniachure railways and steam trains

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Who has a child obsessed with trains? ME! My toddler loves trains and let’s be honest, they are pretty cool! Here are 10 places you can go for a day out that include trains of all shapes and sizes. Elsecar Heritage Railway, Barnsley. This is a really great place. Elsecar heritage railway is at the […]

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