Free day out at Wonderlab – National Media and Science Museum, Bradford

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A few weeks ago I went on a day trip to Bradford to visit the National Science and Media Museum new Wonderlab exhibition. We have been here previously earlier in the year; but this was before the Wonderlab so I was excited to see it! I love science exhibitions, and they’re typically hands on and fun […]

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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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9 ideas for fun and interesting Family Walks and Trails suitable for all the family | Walks for families in Sheffield |

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I’m passionate about going outdoors and I love walking. Walks with kids can be tricky though, and sometimes you want to do something a little more structured and fun than just a wild walk in the countryside. This is why these 9 ideas for Family Walks and Trails are a little outside of the box. There’s […]

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A quick list of 50 fun things to do in Sheffield for kids | What to do in Sheffield for families!

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Looking for fun things to do in Sheffield for kids? Here’s 50 ideas to keep little ones entertained. There’s so much to choose from and you don’t even have to leave the city. 50 fun things to do in Sheffield for kids 1. Visit Sheffield Central children’s library which is free, has toys, teddies, lots of […]

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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

Day out at Elsecar Heritage Centre

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 | 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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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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