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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6 Reasons why you’ll love Magna this summer | Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek

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Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham is a fantastic place in summer for kids with it’s huge playground and a super fun splash park. Here’s a quick video so you can see the outside areas and 6 reasons why you’ll love Magna this summer! 6 reasons why you’ll love Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham this […]

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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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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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#1: Gemma: A day out at Renishaw Hall and Gardens – Your Experiences series

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Welcome to the first in my Your Experiences guest blog series is a day out at Renishaw Hall and Gardens from Gemma. Gemma went here on a day out with her son and had a really lovely day exploring here. Renishaw Hall is a grade I listed building in Renishaw, Derbyshire. The Hall has been home to […]

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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

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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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Don’t miss these! Top 20 family events happening this summer in and around Sheffield | What’s on this summer for families in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

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I love summer. There’s so much happening! I love the long hot days, the summer fairs, picnics, festivals, park days and summer vibes. There is just such an amazing atmosphere in summer. We are lucky enough here in Yorkshire to have so much happening in summer, throughout the months of June – September there are […]

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17 things you must do this summer in and around Sheffield including parks, picnic spots and family days out ideas

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Summer is coming! Here are 17 things you must do this summer in and around Sheffield. Some great ideas from the best parks, family attractions and places to go. Enjoy! Go to your local parks as much as possible! Enjoy your local parks. We are so lucky in Sheffield to have amazing parks and with […]

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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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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 Guardian and revealed one in nine children had not […]

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