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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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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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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17 things you must do this summer in and around Sheffield including parks, picnic spots and family days out ideas

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Summer is coming! Here are 17 things you must do this summer in and around Sheffield. Some great ideas from the best parks, family attractions and places to go. Enjoy! Go to your local parks as much as possible! Enjoy your local parks. We are so lucky in Sheffield to have amazing parks and with […]

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A stroll by Sheffield Canal Basin, Victoria Quays and animals at Emmaus secondhand superstore

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Big days out, family attractions… they’re always fun. But sometimes, it’s nice to get back to basics and enjoy the little things… such as visiting local hidden gems, walks in the park, and maybe even a stroll by the canal. Known as Sheffield Canal Basin, Victoria Quays, a stones throw away from Sheffield city centre, […]

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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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Splashtastic! 13 best places for outdoors water play kids will love in and around Sheffield | Best places for splash and water play for kids in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

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Water play in summer is great fun and is good for cooling down on hot days. Are you looking for places to take kids in and around Sheffield which have fountains, splash, paddling and water play? Here are 13 best places for water play so you can enjoy splashing around all summer! Water features and fountains […]

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35 eggcellent things to do and days out this Easter in and around Sheffield 

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Find lots of fun for Easter and throughout April with these 35 eggcellent ideas in and around Sheffield. Tuesday 4th April and Tuesday 11th April, Clifton Park Museum, Rotherham. Toddler Easter crafts. Two slots on both days: 10-11:30 and 1-2:30, £2.50 Thursday 6 April, The Gruffalo workshop at the Hepworth Wakefield. 10:30-1:30, two slots £6.50 a child. […]

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