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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A historical day out to Eyam plague village in the Peak District and national trust Eyam Hall visit

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Eyam village in the Peak District dates back to the Roman era and is famously known for the outbreak of bubonic plague in 1665. A beautiful picturesque village with a sad history.  There are a few cafes, pubs and shops in the village, as well as a museum, but I went to Eyam to visit […]

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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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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! 8 best places for outdoors water play kids will love in and around Sheffield

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Water play in aummer is great fun! Looking for places to take kids in and around Sheffield? These are 8 of the best water and wet sand play areas for all ages to enjoy. Peace Gardens, Sheffield Free to enjoy and have fountain fun, Peace Gardens is an award winning space right in Sheffield City […]

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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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16 posts for February round up 2017

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All the places we went in February with some quick extra top tips! Just click the images to go to the post! 🙂 Weekend 3/4/5 – Things to do for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Many of them apply all year round! Including playgroups and classes. Annual passes – Great ways to save money, pay once […]

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A day of adventures in the beautiful, old village of Castleton! 

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What to do in Castleton, you ask? We took a day trip to this old village with our toddler. I love old, quintessentially English towns and villages. We are fortunate enough to live by the Peak District, full of gorgeous places to visit. Perevil Castle in Castleton was on our to-visit list, so off we […]

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30 ideas & activities for Outdoors and nature play | things to do with babies and toddlers outside and where to go in Sheffield

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Research shows that outdoor learning environments stimulate a child’s imagination and contribute to their healthy development (naturallearning.org, 2012). Being outdoors is natural and healthy for children of all ages and enables them to thrive and learn. In 2016 the findings of a study were published in the Guardian and revealed one in nine children had not […]

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