Days out & holidays

My family adventures July

By on July 31, 2017

We’ve packed a lot into July despite a lot of illnesses. The weather has been mixed too. We’ve had plenty of sunny days as well as some rainy days. We started the month at my friend’s house warming party on a very sunny Saturday. The kids enjoyed playing on a bouncy castle whilst we chatted, […]

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Hare Hill National trust

By on June 8, 2017
hare hill

Hare Hill is a small National Trust site but don’t let its size put you off visiting. It is a small woodland and beautiful walled garden in Cheshire. Dotted around the woodland are 13 wood carved hares that your children will love to find. My eldest loves them all. The gardens are well maintained and […]

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Brockhole, The Lake District

By on March 8, 2017
Brockhole

Brockhole is another family friendly destination in The Lake District that we love to visit. We visited last October whilst we were on a Windemere lake cruise. After spending the morning in Wray castle, Brockhole was supposed to be a great place to let F run off some energy. Unfortunately, the weather was not on […]

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Windermere lake cruises

By on March 1, 2017
Windermere lake cruises

Whilst we were holidaying in the lake district we took a boat trip with Windermere lake cruises. We combined it with the trip to Wray castle which I blogged about last week and a trip to Brockhole (blog post coming soon). Windermere lake cruises offer quite a few different boat trips which you can find more […]

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Trentham gardens

By on February 8, 2017

On Saturday we visited Trentham gardens, Stoke On Trent. It’s somewhere I’ve seen on other blogs and wanted to visit for some time. They have a winter sale on currently so we thought we would give it a go. The forecast for the day was cold but dry so it seemed like a good place […]

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Tarn Hows, The lake district

By on January 16, 2017

We first discovered Tarn Hows before we had children. We parked near Coniston and walked up to Tarn Hows, followed the circular walk around it and then walked back down. It stuck in my mind as somewhere to visit once our first daughter came along and we found ourselves back in The Lakes with a 6 […]

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Lightwaves 2016, Salford quays

By on December 12, 2016

Yesterday we took a trip to Salford quays to see Lightwaves 2016. This is a light installation which includes some of Blackpool illuminations (a very small selection). This Heartbeat installation only works if you place a hand on a sensor, hold hands with someone and they put their hand on the opposite sensor. The lights […]

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