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.

Reddish Vale Farm – Perfect for Under 5s!

It’s been years since we last visited Reddish Vale Farm, so long in fact that I was pregnant with Amy.  On the basis that it isn’t too far away from home, not too expensive and had cows (a key factor in any farm visit!) we decided to pay a visit this Easter rather than travelling to a much larger but more expensive farm. With it being the first actually nice day of the Easter holidays, Reddish Vale Farm was understandably busy and we struggled to park onsite, having to drive back up the hill and park on of the nearby residential streets.  Luckily we found a spot not too far away and were able to make our way back down to the farm without a problem. The farm had only been open about half an hour when we arrived and as such there was a bit of queue to get…

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The Bear at Waterside – Review

The Bear at Waterside – Review

When it comes to festive icons – Raymond Briggs has the market nailed – with The Snowman and Father Christmas being firm seasonal favourites.  One I’… View Post
The Snowman, Opera House Manchester – Review

The Snowman, Opera House Manchester – Review

As a child of the eighties, The Snowman is a long-established part of my childhood Christmases, sitting down to watch the film adaptation of … View Post
Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure at Manchester Arena

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure at Manchester Arena

On Wednesday evening I picked everyone up early from childcare, the big two got quickly changed in the car and we hopped a tram … View Post
In the Night Garden Live – A Guest Review

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It’s safe to say that my three are past the point of being all that bothered about In the Night Garden, in fact … 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
FREEDOME, Cheshire Oaks – Review

FREEDOME, Cheshire Oaks – Review

FREEDOME, Cheshire Oaks is more than just a trampoline park.  Situated above the bowling alley on the Coliseum Leisure Park next to the Cheshire … View Post