North West

Being based in Manchester, lots of our days out and experiences are in the North West so it makes sense to group them all together!

Hopefully you’ll be able to find some inspiration here – and we’d love to hear about your favourite places in the North West too!

Playing in the sea in January

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.

The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – Review

When we were invited by Karen to join her and the girls at a performance of The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre with Storyhouse this afternoon, I jumped at the chance to see a childhood favourite re-imagined. “A brand-new version of Mary Norton’s irreverent children’s story of the little people who borrow in order to survive. Arietty, Pod and Homily Clock leave their home beneath the floorboards to explore the world beyond… A joy for all the family!” Parking for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is in the middle of Grosvenor Park in Chester city centre. We recommend parking at Little Roodee car park and walking down the river to Grosvenor Park – it cost us £5 for the whole day and there were plenty of spaces. The walk along the river took ten to fifteen minutes but was a really nice walk and…

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A Family Day Out at Chester Races | AD

A Family Day Out at Chester Races | AD

Earlier this year when we were taking a walk around the racecourse at York, the girls asked if we could watch the horse racing … View Post
13 things to do at Smithills Farm

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 … View Post
Top Tips for Visiting Coral Island, Blackpool

Top Tips for Visiting Coral Island, Blackpool

Advertorial content for Coral Island, Blackpool We visited Coral Island in Blackpool on a super hot and sunny day in July last year but … View Post
BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

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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