Waterstones, Orchard Square: 3 Reasons Why It’s Great For Toddlers | Child-friendly cafe & play area

Waterstones, Orchard Square: 3 Reasons Why It's Great For Toddlers | Child-friendly cafe & play area

I recently discovered how good Waterstone’s book shop in Orchard Square, Sheffield is for kids. Of course, being a book worm, I’ve been in there far too many times but didn’t quite realise how good of a resource it is for children… with the small play area and really nice, family friendly cafe! Here’s 3 quick […]

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5 Top Tips For Surviving Sheffield City Centre With Kids

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5 Top Tips For Surviving Sheffield City Centre With Kids Locate the best baby change facilities. I like the Millennium Galleries, Sheffield Central Children’s library, John Lewis, M&S, Starbucks and Virgin Lounge for good, clean and reliable baby change facilities. Open a (free) bank account with Virgin Bank. Once you have an account open you […]

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Illuminate The Gardens: Why you should be excited about this magical Sheffield Event

Illuminate the gardens at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Bonfire night is set to be a wonderful time of year for Sheffield 2017. But one event which really stands out this year is the magical Illuminate the gardens at Sheffield Botanical Gardens. This event on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th of November 2017 is brand new to Sheffield for Bonfire Night. It is a fireworks and lighting extravaganza […]

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TODDLER DAYS OUT: 8 Fun Packed Easy Ideas For Any Toddler

TODDLER DAYS OUT: 8 Fun Packed Easy Ideas For Any Toddler

Do you need some ideas of what types of days out to take your toddler on? Are you needing some inspiration of what sort of days out children around the age of 2 will enjoy? Here’s a list of the 8 ideas for types of days out suitable for toddlers. Since we had Eric in […]

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44 Tasty Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups | Picnic inspiration

Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups

We love a good picnic and packed lunch. Taking a packed lunch instead of eating out on days out is one of the easiest ways to save money. Do you agree, yet are you stuck for ideas? Perhaps you are bored of having the same old food in your picnics and want some inspiration for cheap, […]

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17 Sheffield Family Day Trips | Easy, quick and fun days trip ideas

Day trips from Sheffield

Are you looking for day trips which don’t take long to get to from Sheffield? Here’s 17 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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The best picnic spots in and around South Yorkshire | Top 12 places for picnics suitable for all year

best picnic spots in and around South Yorkshire

Who doesn’t love a good picnic?! Here are 12 best picnic spots in and around South Yorkshire. These are favourites of ours for picnic days out; lots of them are free and suitable all year round. Let’s go!… Chatsworth house farmyard and playgrounds Click here for a blog and video of Chatsworth House playgrounds. A picnic […]

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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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10 of the best pubs with playgrounds and outside play areas for children in and around Sheffield | Eating out with kids in summer

10 of the best pubs with playgrounds and outside play areas for children in and around Sheffield

We aren’t shy of family friendly pubs here in Yorkshire, but what about when the weather is nice and you want to enjoy a beer garden with the kids? Well, that’s where pubs with playgrounds come along! These pubs are great places to eat nice pub grub, enjoy a few drinks and which have outside […]

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Top 11 Best Days Out with Animals in Yorkshire | Zoo, farm and more

best days out with animals in Yorkshire

Wondering where is good for days out with animals in and around Sheffield? Kids love animals, who doesn’t?! We love farms, zoos, aquariums and everything in-between! It’s a bonus if there’s indoor/outdoor play, too! Here’s a list of our favourite places to go for a day out with animals. Top 11 best days out with animals in Yorkshire […]

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