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

autumn days out in Sheffield

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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44 Tasty Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups | Picnic inspiration

Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups

We love a good picnic and packed lunch. Taking a packed lunch instead of eating out on days out is one of the easiest ways to save money. Do you agree, yet are you stuck for ideas? Perhaps you are bored of having the same old food in your picnics and want some inspiration for cheap, […]

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

DINOSAURS OF-14

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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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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