Adventures

It seems only right to collect all our adventures in one place – this is where you’ll find posts about our travels be it trips to the theatre, days out, weekends away or holidays abroad!
 

 
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BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

Where is BEYOND? Sitting at the side of the M60, within spitting distance of the Trafford Centre, is an enormous sloped building which, for the last ten years or so, has been called Chill Factore. However, it has recently undergone a bit of a re-brand and is now called BEYOND. Don’t worry, Chill Factore is still there – but there’s a whole lot more to discover too at this family activity destination as we found out when we visited last Saturday. Hoverboard World at Breezeboard Pro Breezeboard Pro opened in late 2016 and is the UK’s largest walk-in swegway shop. Owners Lee and Rosie (who are really lovely by the way!) found that customers were really keen to be able to try out products in store but this was obviously a bit of a nightmare in terms of having people whizzing about the shop on a busy Saturday afternoon. To…

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Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays is part of Salford in Greater Manchester and is easily accessible from Manchester city centre via public transport. For us, Salford Quays … View Post
February Half-Term and Sunshine!

February Half-Term and Sunshine!

Traditionally February half-term is probably my least favourite - it's cold and the weather is usually pretty miserable and we struggle to get out … View Post
National Trust – Formby

National Trust – Formby

We first visited the National Trust site of Formby in January last year as part of a collaboration on instagram.  We had such a … View Post
Four Ways to Holiday with Children

Four Ways to Holiday with Children

Travelling as a family requires more planning and thought than perhaps the last minute, impulsive trips you might have booked before having children. When … View Post
The Extra Mile – Book Review

The Extra Mile – Book Review

Our kids are no strangers to a road trip. With most of our extended family living around an hour away or slightly more and … View Post
Ben on his bike!

Ben on his bike!

You might have seen that with some help from Halfords, Father Christmas brought Ben a fancy new road bike.  His reaction on Christmas morning … View Post