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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Wildlife and nature in the rain at Kiveton Community Woodlands with Northern | Free day out outdoors

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You might already know that we go on trains quite a lot. We don’t drive and go absolutely everywhere; walks in the countryside, city trips to museums and family attractions, local days out, parks, farms, zoos and everything in-between… and yes, without a car. Living in Sheffield, we are regular passengers with Northern as it is […]

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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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Day 3 in London: Battersea Children’s Zoo | part 2 in London series

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Welcome to part 2 of our London adventures. After spending the day in central London in the first 48 hours of our trip (read and watch that here), we went to Battersea Children’s Zoo and Park for the whole of day 3 so Eric could have lots of time exploring. We visited Battersea Children’s Zoo last time we […]

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Free day out at Wonderlab – National Media and Science Museum, Bradford

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A few weeks ago I went on a day trip to Bradford to visit the National Science and Media Museum new Wonderlab exhibition. We have been here previously earlier in the year; but this was before the Wonderlab so I was excited to see it! I love science exhibitions, and they’re typically hands on and fun […]

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#2 Cassie: La Rosa Extraordinaire Campsite in Whitby | Guest post Your Experiences

La Rosa Extraordinaire Campsite in Whitby

Welcome to the second Your Experiences guest blog series. This time, Cassie is sharing her family stay at La Rosa Extraordinaire Campsite in Whitby. Cassie stayed at La Rosa Campsite for a last minute seaside getaway and was in awe at the good location, unique style and wonderful atmosphere. When I saw her photos on Facebook, I knew I had to […]

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Historic & Beautiful; National Trust family day out at Hardwick Hall!

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It was a beautiful sunny day, and we were very lucky… as this was the day we had planned to go on a big family day out at Hardwick Hall! We have had many days out at National Trust, but had never visited Hardwick Hall before; so I was so excited to try somewhere new! Who doesn’t […]

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A lovely fun day out at Wentworth Garden centre with farm animals, tractors, historic garden and playgrounds | Wentworth Garden Centre, Rotherham

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We had our first day out at Wentworth Garden Centre last year and what a little hidden gem it is! We have been a few times since and always had a good time there. Wentworth Garden Centre is just on the outskirts of Rotherham and is an 18th century retail setting with plants, gardening, furniture, farmyard, […]

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Special family visit to see Hare and the Tortoise by Curly Tales Theatre at Moor Deli Sheffield | Eric’s first theatre show

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What do you love the most about live performances? I love seeing characters come to life, escaping into a magical moment and soaking up the atmosphere. Theatre is enjoyable for all ages and allows us to take time out into another world. Children’s theatre, though, feels even more special. Children love to have their imaginations […]

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