A new Woodland Path & Longshaw Estate: 5 Things you didn’t know – National Trust day out

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You’ll know I love Longshaw if you know me well, you can see our last video and blog here. It’s my local National Trust and somewhere I visit often with friends and family. I arrange meet ups there for my local parents group throughout the year with picnics and paddling down at Padley Gorge, and autumn […]

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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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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 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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Summer bucket list: 17 things you must do in and around Sheffield | Best parks, picnic spots and family days out ideas

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Summer is coming! Are you looking for good things to do in school holidays in South Yorkshire? Here are 17 things you must do this summer in and around Sheffield, Yorkshire and surrounding areas. Summer Bucket List: 17 things to do in school holidays in South Yorkshire and surrounding areas Go to your local parks and […]

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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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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. If you’re looking for great free things to do and days out in Sheffield, here are 57 great free things to do and days out for you and your family. There are some hidden gems and fantastic must-sees on this list. […]

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