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.
 

Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Delamere Forest

Gruffalo Spotters is the latest incarnation of the much loved Forestry Commission Gruffalo Trails in 26 forests across the UK (check here to find your nearest one!) and this time features a fantastic app to bring the characters to life. The closest forest to us with a Gruffalo Spotters Trail is Delamere Forest where we’ve completed the two previous Gruffalo Trails (The original Gruffalo Trail and Gruffalo Orienteering) so it was only right that we went there this weekend to try out the new Gruffalo Spotters app! Mich and I had been checking the weather forecast fairly obsessively in the run up to our planned adventure, knowing this was our only chance to do the new Gruffalo Spotters Trail together before the summer holidays.  Even right up till Saturday night it looked like we were going to be well and truly rained off however Sunday morning came round bright and sunny…

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11 Reasons to visit Cannon Hall Farm this spring

11 Reasons to visit Cannon Hall Farm this spring

Nothing says spring like a visit to the farm does it?!  We first visited Cannon Hall Farm in South Yorkshire a couple of years … View Post
A birthday day out in Whitby

A birthday day out in Whitby

A trip to Whitby has been on my seasonal bucket lists for as long as I’ve been writing them.  Yet, until this weekend, … View Post
Chill Factore – The Snow Park

Chill Factore – The Snow Park

Last weekend we took ourselves off on a bit of an exciting adventure to Chill Factore, our local indoor snow destination!  As Amy and … View Post
The Enchantment of Chester Zoo – a guest review!

The Enchantment of Chester Zoo – a guest review!

We had planned to visit Chester Zoo yesterday to experience the Wild Rumpus “The Enchantment of Chester Zoo” – unfortunately our plans were foiled by … View Post
The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead – Review

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead – Review

For the last few years there has been a distinct lack of snow.  In fact Chloe, at 5 years old, has little experience of … View Post
Legoland Discovery Centre Ninjago event

Legoland Discovery Centre Ninjago event

Earlier this month, Dave and the kids went on an adventure without me!  Here’s how they got on:  Ben has been a fan … View Post