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.
 

Three of our favourite farms to visit this Spring

Nothing screams spring like a visit to a farm to see all the new life!  With that in mind, here’s three of our favourite farms to visit this spring: Smithills Open Farm Smithills Open Farm near Bolton is a family run business with over 25 different types of animals – from cows, pigs and sheep to owls, llamas and pythons!  One of the main attractions of Smithills Open Farm for us is “Pet’s Corner” where you can feed and handle a variety of animals including the lambs and baby chicks! But, for Amy, the highlight of a visit to Smithills Open Farm is being able to watch her beloved cows be milked.  Amy has been known to stand for a full 45 minutes watching a milking session!  Smithills Open Farm have a cafe on site but you are welcome to take a picnic if you wish – there’s a number of…

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Cheaper Train Travel with a Family and Friends Railcard

Cheaper Train Travel with a Family and Friends Railcard

Shortly before last October half term I invested in a Family and Friends Railcard ready for taking the kids on their very first trip … View Post
Thorpe Park Fright Nights – Review

Thorpe Park Fright Nights – Review

Because a) I live too far away and b) I’m a massive scardy cat, I wasn’t able to attend the press launch … View Post
A repeat visit to The Ice Cream Farm – Review

A repeat visit to The Ice Cream Farm – Review

Top of Amy’s wish list for this summer holiday was a return visit to The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire – we’d been twice … View Post
The Madagascar PLAY! space at Chester Zoo

The Madagascar PLAY! space at Chester Zoo

During half term we visited Chester Zoo to check out the newly opened PLAY! space featuring a range of different areas created by play … View Post
Bank Holiday Adventures with Piri Allergy

Bank Holiday Adventures with Piri Allergy

This spring & summer we are working with Piri Allergy to prove that life is just more fun when you get outdoors!  We spent … View Post
Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Delamere Forest

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 … View Post