We Got Lost! – Family Peak District Walk: Grindleford to Hathersage Walk

Family Peak District Walk: Grindleford to Hathersage

This was one of those walks that really fills you with joy. Once you get home, you feel so satisfied that you’ve spent a day in the countryside and your lungs feel fresh, your head feels clear and you have a good old nights sleep! If you love going for walks as much as we do, […]

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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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Park Library in Sheffield – Free indoor idea for something to do in Sheffield with kids

Park Library in Sheffield

Park Library in Sheffield is very close to the city centre and is a great little place for children. Our usual library is the children’s central library, but this is a nice alternative with great facilities.   Where is Park Library, Sheffield and what is close by? This library is 5 minutes away from Ponds Forge International […]

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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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Nine Autumn day out ideas for Sheffield families | Parks with autumn leaves, museums and more

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Happy September! Autumn is upon us and what a beautiful time of year it is. I enjoy the cooler days and the wonderful colours; it’s a great time of year to go for walks and enjoy gardens with the seasons colour. Here’s some inspiration with 9 autumn days out in Sheffield for you and your family. Don’t […]

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14 Lovely & Fun Family Walks With Playgrounds In & Around South Yorkshire

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Looking for family walks in South Yorkshire and surrounding areas? How about walks with playgrounds?! Here’s a collection of places that you can go walking and enjoy outdoor place which also feature a children’s playground. My inspiration for this blog post was simple: it’s what we need! We love walks and being outdoors, Eric loves […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Rivelin Valley Park in Sheffield | Free day out


Who doesn’t love a good park? Somewhere I’d been wanting to go for a while is Rivelin Valley Park in Sheffield. This great park is free to visit, has a cafe, playgrounds, water splash and is in the north of Sheffield. I have been before but not since Eric was mobile; and I think you […]

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MHBeach – Free Meadowhall Beach, Sheffield

MH Beach at Meadowhall

We stumbled upon the MH Beach at Meadowhall last week and was really pleasantly surprised. It turned our afternoon into a lovely free day out for Eric which he really enjoyed. It was simple, yet enjoyable, and I just had to share! This pop up sandy beach is right next to the playground and open […]

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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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