16 Day trips from Sheffield | Easy, quick and fun days trip ideas

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Are you looking for day trips which don’t take long to get to from Sheffield? Here’s 16 of my favourite Day trips from Sheffield, and all of these places are suitable with or without children and for public transport. Enjoy! 1. Matlock Bath There’s lots to do in Matlock and Matlock Bath. Getting to Matlock on […]

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Rides, animals, soft play and more at Wheelgate Park | All action theme park in Nottinghamshire

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If I could describe Wheelgate Park in Nottinghamshire in a few words, I would say it is a fun packed family day out well worth the money. Wheelgate is an all weather, all action theme park jam packed just outside Mansfield, not far from Sherwood Forest and Nottingham and we LOVE IT! There is so much to […]

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

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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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Day 3 in London: Battersea Children’s Zoo | part 2 in London series

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Welcome to part 2 of our London adventures. After spending the day in central London in the first 48 hours of our trip (read and watch that here), we went to Battersea Children’s Zoo and Park for the whole of day 3 so Eric could have lots of time exploring. We visited Battersea Children’s Zoo last time we […]

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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? Kids love animals, mine included… we love farms, zoos, aquariums and everything in-between! Here’s a list of our favourite farms in and around Sheffield for kids, including other ideas for days out with animals with zoos and theme parks. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and […]

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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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21 things to do & days out in and around Sheffield, weekend April 7th-9th 

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Friday April 7th Friday under 5s Get stuck in and Storytime at Weston Park Museum, free Mud kitchen toddler group in Grindleford, 10-11:30, £2 per child Spring crafts at Creswell Crags, daily until April 13. Mad about Madagascar at Tropical Butterfly House, Daily until April 23rd Lambing Live at Cannon Hall Farm, £7.95 includes all […]

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Best day out in the Peak District at Chatsworth House Farmyard and amazing adventure playground close to Sheffield

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If you’re going to do something this year, go to Chatsworth House in the summer. A day at Chatsworth House is always one of my most favourite days out. Perfect for all the family in the Peak District, Chatsworth House has something for everyone of all ages. I’ve been visiting Chatsworth for years, and I […]

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7 fun, must-see family days out in Leeds | A quick guide to the best things to do for day trips in Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Leeds is a great option for a quick city break in Yorkshire for families. From Sheffield, Leeds is quick to get to by car in under an hour and local trains cost less than £10 return making it easy to get to. We love it for a day trip! There is a lot to do […]

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57 FREE things to do and days out for you and your family in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Surrounding areas!

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Days out do not have to be expensive! In fact, they can be free. If you’re looking for great free things to do and days out in Sheffield, here are 57 great free things to do and days out for you and your family. There are some hidden gems and fantastic must-sees on this list. […]

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