6 Reasons why you’ll love Graves Park, Sheffield | Free day out

6 Reasons why you'll love Graves Park, Sheffield

Chances are that, if you live in Sheffield, you’ve heard of Graves Park. It’s the largest park in Sheffield and for families it’s a really good, free day out which is hard to beat. You can find Graves Park in south Sheffield in the Norton area and it is definitely one of THE best days out for […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre | Free day out

Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre

We were so pleasantly surprised when we went to visit Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre museum for the first time. It’s free to visit, it was a rainy day so we thought we would try it out as we needed something to do. I’m so glad we did, Eric had a great time and […]

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Beautiful free day out in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire | River Derwent Walk

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Matlock Bath is a lovely little place for a day out. Are you wondering what there is to do in Matlock? The answer: so much! We came just for a relaxing day out and wanted it to be cheap, or better, free. So we went on a river side stroll and found some playgrounds. Matlock […]

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#1 Half weekly vlog | Matlock, Rain, Barnsley & Outdoor adventures

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At the beginning of August I said to myself that I really wanted to start to try to produce a weekly vlog video. We always have so much left over footage from our days out vlogs that it seems a shame to have it sitting around not doing anything. Eric loves to watch our videos and […]

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5 reasons why you’ll love Nottingham beach city-by-the-sea free event

FREE Summer event for kids in Nottingham city centre

We recently went to Nottingham for an overnight stay, we had plans to go to Wheelgate Park and Wollaton Hall (and those days out were fab) but whilst there we happened to stumble across Nottingham Beach in the city centre and it was soooo much fun! 5 reasons why you’ll love Nottingham beach   Nottingham beach […]

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Paddling at Low Bradfield and Damflask Reservoir, Sheffield | Free day out in the countryside

Paddling at Low Bradfield and Damflask Reservoir, Sheffield

I love taking Eric out into the countryside for a picnic, a walk and some wild paddling. Eric loves this simple activity – he loves to throw rocks around, spot wildlife, get messy and most of all IT’S FREE FUN! One of my favourite places to go wild paddling is Padley Gorge, but another place we […]

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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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Wildlife and nature in the rain at Kiveton Community Woodlands with Northern | Free day out outdoors

Northern Rail

You might already know that we go on trains quite a lot. We don’t drive and go absolutely everywhere; walks in the countryside, city trips to museums and family attractions, local days out, parks, farms, zoos and everything in-between… and yes, without a car. Living in Sheffield, we are regular passengers with Northern as it is […]

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Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery – Free day out | Bug hunts, mud and history!

Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery

Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery We love finding new places to wander… who doesn’t? Last year I found Sheffield General Cemetery Trust and had never considered going there before for a walk. I just assumed it would be a place to go to pay your respects, I didn’t expect a woodland full of fascinating history. It was a […]

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