16 Day trips from Sheffield | Easy, quick and fun days trip ideas

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Are you looking for day trips which don’t take long to get to from Sheffield? Here’s 16 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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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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Rides, animals, soft play and more at Wheelgate Park | All action theme park in Nottinghamshire

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If I could describe Wheelgate Park in Nottinghamshire in a few words, I would say it is a fun packed family day out well worth the money. Wheelgate is an all weather, all action theme park jam packed just outside Mansfield, not far from Sherwood Forest and Nottingham and we LOVE IT! There is so much to […]

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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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Hathersage & Bakewell: Two playgrounds in one day & a picnic in the park

a family day out in Bakewell

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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Wigfield Farm, Barnsley and Worsborough Mill and Country Park | Two days out in One that my toddler loved

days out at Wigfield Farm and Worsborough Mill in Barnsley

When I had previously looked up about Wigfield Farm and Wosborough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, I found that they were not very far apart from each other. I researched how to do both in one day, specifically as we use public transport; so the more we can do on one route, the better. […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Forge Dam in Sheffield | Parks with playgrounds and cafes

Forge Dam in Sheffield

Forge Dam in Sheffield is one of my favourite parks and days out. I’ve wrote about it before, in my 5 parks and playgrounds post, and 9 ideas for fun and interesting walks for families. I love it because it always feels like somewhere special, there’s just a unique atmosphere about it. Here’s a videos […]

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10 of the best pubs with playgrounds and outside play areas for children in and around Sheffield | Eating out with kids in summer

10 of the best pubs with playgrounds and outside play areas for children in and around Sheffield

We aren’t shy of family friendly pubs here in Yorkshire, but what about when the weather is nice and you want to enjoy a beer garden with the kids? Well, that’s where pubs with playgrounds come along! These pubs are great places to eat nice pub grub, enjoy a few drinks and which have outside […]

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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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