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

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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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