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.
 

13 things to do at Smithills Farm

Smithills Open Farm near Bolton is, at it’s heart, a dairy farm and as such cows feature heavily in any visit!  From hand-feeding the calves to watching them being milked, if you’re a fan of cows like our Amy, then Smithills Farm is a great place to visit. And, even if cows aren’t your thing then there’s still a wide variety of other animals to see – basically anything you’d expect on a farm – pigs, horses, goats, sheep and some you wouldn’t – like meerkats, snakes and owls! We’ve been to Smithills Farm so many times in the last few years and think it’s a really lovely day out – with that in mind, I wanted to share thirteen things to do at Smithills Open Farm. 1. Watch the cows be milked Watching the cows being milked is Amy’s favourite thing to do at Smithills Farm – the herd…

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Family Days Out in Yorkshire

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Top Tips for Visiting Coral Island, Blackpool

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Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

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BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

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Salford Quays – A family day out

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