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

Northern Rail

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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Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery – Free day out | Bug hunts, mud and history!

Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery

Exploring Sheffield General Cemetery We love finding new places to wander… who doesn’t? Last year I found Sheffield General Cemetery Trust and had never considered going there before for a walk. I just assumed it would be a place to go to pay your respects, I didn’t expect a woodland full of fascinating history. It was a […]

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A new Woodland Path & Longshaw Estate: 5 Things you didn’t know – National Trust day out

Longshaw Estate

You’ll know I love Longshaw if you know me well, you can see our last video and blog here. It’s my local National Trust and somewhere I visit often with friends and family. I arrange meet ups there for my local parents group throughout the year with picnics and paddling down at Padley Gorge, and autumn […]

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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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Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk | Short Walks in the Peak District for families

Bamford Mill to Ladybower Reservoir Peak District walk

The Peak District is such a beautiful place to go walking. This Bamford to Ladybower Reservoir walk is one of my favourites. For my birthday, we headed out to the peaks and stayed at Ladybower Inn for 2 nights. It was a lovely 3 days full of fresh air and specular views. I wish we […]

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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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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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