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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5 Favourite Parks and playgrounds for kids in Sheffield

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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 just five of my favourite parks and playgrounds for kids. Make sure to […]

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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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21 things to do & days out in and around Sheffield, weekend April 7th-9th 

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Friday April 7th Friday under 5s Get stuck in and Storytime at Weston Park Museum, free Mud kitchen toddler group in Grindleford, 10-11:30, £2 per child Spring crafts at Creswell Crags, daily until April 13. Mad about Madagascar at Tropical Butterfly House, Daily until April 23rd Lambing Live at Cannon Hall Farm, £7.95 includes all […]

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Best day out in the Peak District at Chatsworth House Farmyard and amazing adventure playground close to Sheffield

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If you’re going to do something this year, go to Chatsworth House in the summer. A day at Chatsworth House is always one of my most favourite days out. Perfect for all the family in the Peak District, Chatsworth House has something for everyone of all ages. I’ve been visiting Chatsworth for years, and I […]

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Splashtastic! 13 best places for outdoors water play kids will love in and around Sheffield | Best places for splash and water play for kids in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

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Water play in summer is great fun and is good for cooling down on hot days. Are you looking for places to take kids in and around Sheffield which have fountains, splash, paddling and water play? Here are 13 best places for water play so you can enjoy splashing around all summer! Water features and fountains […]

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7 fun, must-see family days out in Leeds | A quick guide to the best things to do for day trips in Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Leeds is a great option for a quick city break in Yorkshire for families. From Sheffield, Leeds is quick to get to by car in under an hour and local trains cost less than £10 return making it easy to get to. There is a lot to do and see in Leeds, loads free, and […]

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57 FREE things to do and days out for you and your family in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Surrounding areas!

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Days out do not have to be expensive! In fact, they can be free. Here are 57 great free things to do and days out for you and your family in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and beyond. Researched and chosen by me, there are some hidden gems and fantastic must-sees on this list. You’ll be spoilt […]

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Beautiful adventures at Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge: the best free family day out in the countryside near Sheffield

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A beautiful, free day out in the countryside. If I had to recommend my favourite outdoor day out for families, it would be Longshaw Estate in the Peak District! This is our adventures at Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge, including ideas of what to do and the best spots. Longshaw Estate is the perfect place […]

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