We Got Lost! – Family Peak District Walk: Grindleford to Hathersage Walk

Family Peak District Walk: Grindleford to Hathersage

This was one of those walks that really fills you with joy. Once you get home, you feel so satisfied that you’ve spent a day in the countryside and your lungs feel fresh, your head feels clear and you have a good old nights sleep! If you love going for walks as much as we do, […]

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Abbeydale Miniature Railway, Sheffield: What you should know before you go about this hidden gem

Abbeydale Miniature Railway, Sheffield

I was so impressed with our little visit to Abbeydale Miniature Railway, Sheffield! I’ve been wanting to go for a while, but had to admit, as hadn’t heard many people talk about it and couldn’t really work out what it was or why you would go there for a day out, I just put it off. Which […]

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44 Tasty Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups | Picnic inspiration

Picnic and Packed Lunch ideas for kids and grown-ups

We love a good picnic and packed lunch. Taking a packed lunch instead of eating out on days out is one of the easiest ways to save money. Do you agree, yet are you stuck for ideas? Perhaps you are bored of having the same old food in your picnics and want some inspiration for cheap, […]

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14 Lovely & Fun Family Walks With Playgrounds In & Around South Yorkshire

family walks in South Yorkshire

Looking for family walks in South Yorkshire and surrounding areas? How about walks with playgrounds?! Here’s a collection of places that you can go walking and enjoy outdoor place which also feature a children’s playground. My inspiration for this blog post was simple: it’s what we need! We love walks and being outdoors, Eric loves […]

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17 Sheffield Family Day Trips | Easy, quick and fun days trip ideas

Day trips from Sheffield

Are you looking for day trips which don’t take long to get to from Sheffield? Here’s 17 of my favourite Day trips from Sheffield, and all of these places are suitable with or without children and for public transport. Enjoy! 1. Matlock Bath There’s lots to do in Matlock and Matlock Bath. Getting to Matlock on […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Graves Park, Sheffield | Free day out

6 Reasons why you'll love Graves Park, Sheffield

Chances are that, if you live in Sheffield, you’ve heard of Graves Park. It’s the largest park in Sheffield and for families it’s a really good, free day out which is hard to beat. You can find Graves Park in south Sheffield in the Norton area and it is definitely one of THE best days out for […]

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Beautiful free day out in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire | River Derwent Walk

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Matlock Bath is a lovely little place for a day out. Are you wondering what there is to do in Matlock? The answer: so much! We came just for a relaxing day out and wanted it to be cheap, or better, free. So we went on a river side stroll and found some playgrounds. Matlock […]

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Paddling at Low Bradfield and Damflask Reservoir, Sheffield | Free day out in the countryside

Paddling at Low Bradfield and Damflask Reservoir, Sheffield

I love taking Eric out into the countryside for a picnic, a walk and some wild paddling. Eric loves this simple activity – he loves to throw rocks around, spot wildlife, get messy and most of all IT’S FREE FUN! One of my favourite places to go wild paddling is Padley Gorge, but another place we […]

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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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6 reasons why you’ll love Clifton Park for kids this summer | Free day out!

Clifton Park in Rotherham

You’ll know that trips with a tot is all about outdoors and free days out; those are two of our favourite things! With summer here and the sunshine out it’s the best time to enjoy splash parks. We are lucky to have so many great places to go for water fun in and around Sheffield, […]

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