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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Autumn & Halloween Bucket list for Sheffield Toddlers | 18 things to do, events, ideas & more with FREE downloadable checklists

DINOSAURS OF-21

I love this time of year! Autumn is such a pretty season and if you follow my blog, you’ll know I recently posted up a “nine autumn days out” blog post. Halloween brings lots of fun family events with pumpkin trails, spooky walks, carnivals, witch hunts, parties and loads to do… I couldn’t help but create […]

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Peak Wildlife Park: 7 reasons why I recommend a trip to this zoo | Eric’s 1st birthday

Peak Wildlife Park: 7 reasons why I recommend a trip to this zoo

Peak Wildlife Park is a zoo in Winkhill near Ashbourne and Leek, central England. We visited this park for Eric’s first birthday – almost a year ago. We had such a lovely day at this unique zoo, getting up close to the animals and petting the goats, seeing the penguins, and experiencing a day out with […]

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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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Review: South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Rotherham

DINOSAURS OF-15

The South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Rotherham is a non for profit organisation with a varied display of vintage vehicles. The museum offer vintage bus hire and is home to over 50 vehicles including cars, buses and trams. The museum is only open once a month on the Sunday from 10:30am-4pm. The admission prices are £6 adult, […]

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6 Reasons why you’ll love Rivelin Valley Park in Sheffield | Free day out

DINOSAURS OF-14

Who doesn’t love a good park? Somewhere I’d been wanting to go for a while is Rivelin Valley Park in Sheffield. This great park is free to visit, has a cafe, playgrounds, water splash and is in the north of Sheffield. I have been before but not since Eric was mobile; and I think you […]

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MHBeach – Free Meadowhall Beach, Sheffield

MH Beach at Meadowhall

We stumbled upon the MH Beach at Meadowhall last week and was really pleasantly surprised. It turned our afternoon into a lovely free day out for Eric which he really enjoyed. It was simple, yet enjoyable, and I just had to share! This pop up sandy beach is right next to the playground and open […]

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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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6 Reasons why you’ll love Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre | Free day out

Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre

We were so pleasantly surprised when we went to visit Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre museum for the first time. It’s free to visit, it was a rainy day so we thought we would try it out as we needed something to do. I’m so glad we did, Eric had a great time and […]

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