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

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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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Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk | Short Walks in the Peak District for families

Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk

The Peak District is such a beautiful place to go walking. This Bamford to Ladybower Reservoir walk is one of my favourites. For my birthday, we headed out to the peaks and stayed at Ladybower Inn for 2 nights. It was a lovely 3 days full of fresh air and specular views. I wish we […]

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Wigfield Farm, Barnsley and Worsborough Mill and Country Park | Two days out in One that my toddler loved

days out at Wigfield Farm and Worsborough Mill in Barnsley

When I had previously looked up about Wigfield Farm and Wosborough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, I found that they were not very far apart from each other. I researched how to do both in one day, specifically as we use public transport; so the more we can do on one route, the better. […]

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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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11 Fun days out for Fathers Day | Things to do for Fathers Day in Sheffield and surrounding areas

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On Sunday 18th June, dads of all shapes and sizes will be celebrating their day; Father’s Day! If you’re wondering what to do and need some ideas, here are 13 fun days out for fathers day. Interested in winning a FREE day out for a special dad? Make sure to read to the bottom of this […]

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#1: Gemma: A day out at Renishaw Hall and Gardens – Your Experiences series

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Welcome to the first in my Your Experiences guest blog series is a day out at Renishaw Hall and Gardens from Gemma. Gemma went here on a day out with her son and had a really lovely day exploring here. Renishaw Hall is a grade I listed building in Renishaw, Derbyshire. The Hall has been home to […]

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