National Trust Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge: the best free family day out in the Peak District

National Trust Family day out in the Peak District, near Sheffield at Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge

A beautiful, free family day out in the countryside. In my eyes, it can’t really get any better than that! Throw in National Trust, nature play for children, splendid views over the Peak District, good facilities and it’s a perfect day in my eyes. This is our National Trust Family day out in the Peak […]

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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! šŸ™‚ 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!Ā 

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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 things to do outdoors and nature play for kids | 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 GuardianĀ and revealed one in nine children had not […]

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6 beautiful places for Peak District family walks | countryside family walks near Sheffield

places for Peak District family walks near Sheffield

Are you wondering where to go for a lovely walk out in the countryside? These ideas are beautiful places for Peak District family walks near Sheffield with tips including how to get there by public transport, best routes, parking, and more! Get outside and enjoy.Ā These walks can be enjoyed all year round, wrap up warm […]

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12 Must go favourite family days out in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and Peak District

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Farms, parks, walks, museums and more! Here’s 12 of the best family days out in Sheffield, Peak District and South Yorkshire. 10 are my personal favourites and 2 are from guest contributors. There’s a great variety of indoor and outdoor from across yorkshire and beyond. Let’s get started! A is for… Aston springsĀ Farm Aston Springs […]

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Best 38 family days out for February and half termĀ 

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A guide to the best days out and activities happening in February and half term. Ā For families in and around South Yorkshire, suitable for all ages! Outside 5th – Historic tourĀ at Sheffield general cemetery suitable for all the family, 2pm meet, walk starts at 2:15. 11th-26th daily at Tropical Butterfly House, Sheffield. Looking good theme […]

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Matlock Bath: Heights of Abraham and Matlock Aquarium

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Matlock is one of my favourite family days out. We went 4 few times last year, all seasons! There’s so much to do there ranging from cable car rides, aquarium, museums, traditional fish and chips, arcades, gift shops and caves. It feels like a seaside town but in the derbyshire countryside; a truly unique place. […]

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