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

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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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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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#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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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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A few hours in the countryside exploring low Bradfield with a toddler | Family day out in Low Bradfield, Peak District playgrounds, bridges, The School Rooms and The plough

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Low Bradfield is a cute little village in the Peak District on the edge of Sheffield, tucked away from the city. It is accessible by bus routes from Sheffield on the 61 and 62, and is 6 1/4 miles south west of the city centre. I love this place because it is very relaxing, it’s picturesque, and […]

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5 Favourite Parks and playgrounds for kids in Sheffield | Best parks in Sheffield for kids

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Sheffield is not short of good parks and playgrounds. Being one of Europe’s greenest cities; there are so many to choose from so there is no excuse to get out and play. And better still, all of them are free. These are 5 Best parks in Sheffield for kids. Make sure to visit them all! […]

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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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A stroll by Sheffield Canal Basin, Victoria Quays and animals at Emmaus secondhand superstore

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Big days out, family attractions… they’re always fun. But sometimes, it’s nice to get back to basics and enjoy the little things… such as visiting local hidden gems, walks in the park, and maybe even a stroll by the canal. Known as Sheffield Canal Basin, Victoria Quays, a stones throw away from Sheffield city centre, […]

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Best day out in the Peak District at Chatsworth House Farmyard and amazing adventure playground close to Sheffield

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If you’re going to do something this year, go to Chatsworth House in the summer. A day at Chatsworth House is always one of my most favourite days out. Perfect for all the family in the Peak District, Chatsworth House has something for everyone of all ages. I’ve been visiting Chatsworth for years, and I […]

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Beautiful adventures at National Trust Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge: the best free family day out in the countryside near Sheffield

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A beautiful, free day out in the countryside. It can’t really get any better than that! Throw in some nature play for children, splendid views over the Peak District, good facilities, and a National Trust site and it’s a perfect day in my eyes. This is our National Trust Family day out in the Peak […]

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