16 Day trips from Sheffield | Easy, quick and fun days trip ideas

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Are you looking for day trips which don’t take long to get to from Sheffield? Here’s 16 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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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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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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Rides, animals, soft play and more at Wheelgate Park | All action theme park in Nottinghamshire

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If I could describe Wheelgate Park in Nottinghamshire in a few words, I would say it is a fun packed family day out well worth the money. Wheelgate is an all weather, all action theme park jam packed just outside Mansfield, not far from Sherwood Forest and Nottingham and we LOVE IT! There is so much to […]

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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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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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Sheffield families: 20 Top Picks of days out this weekend (July 15-16)

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What’s on top picks Daily until July 23rd – Little Sheffield Wildlife Trail in Norfolk Park, Hillsborough Park and Weston Park. Print a booklet or get one from your local library. All weekend – Sheffield Manor Lodge – A week of Flowers and Bees: Various activities all weekend including meadow tours, family bee and butterfly trails, the […]

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Hathersage & Bakewell: Two playgrounds in one day & a picnic in the park

a family day out in Bakewell

Following on from my first blog of our Bamford to Ladybower walk in the Peak District which we did for my birthday, this is day 2 where we went to Hathersage for a quick playground and picnic stop before heading for a family day out in Bakewell. We love Bakewell and it’s one of our […]

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