Days Out

We love a good day out, exploring our local area and further afield.

Hopefully you’ll be able to find some inspiration for your own days out here – and if you’ve got suggestions of awesome family days out you think we should try, do let us know!

If you’re looking for something specific, pop it in the search bar on the right hand side or give me a shout on twitter and I’ll see if I can find it for you!

Of course if you’d like collaborate with us on a review do get in touch and we can talk this over.
 

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
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
Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

*This is a commissioned post for Aviva* It’s many years since my first visit to the Leeds Christmas Markets in Millennium Square Leeds, … View Post
Five Family Friendly Festivals to Consider in 2019

Five Family Friendly Festivals to Consider in 2019

Summer 2018 has been super festival heavy for us and in fact lots of our friends.  If you fancy trying out a festival with the … View Post
A day out with TraffordCity

A day out with TraffordCity

TraffordCity, Manchester is  a “city within a city” – a shopping and entertainment destination built up around the Trafford Centre (which incidentally is currently celebrating … View Post
The Big Feastival 2018 – Sort of!

The Big Feastival 2018 – Sort of!

Right about now I should be dancing in the rain with Dave at The Big Feastival, enjoying a bit of old school hip hop … View Post