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.

In the Night Garden Live – A Guest Review

It’s safe to say that my three are past the point of being all that bothered about In the Night Garden, in fact it was never really a programme that caught on in our house at all despite being avid CBeebies fans.  However, we all know that the familiar plinky plonky music of In the Night Garden signifies bedtime for many a toddler and my friend’s son is no different.  When I was offered the chance to review In the Night Garden Live at the Trafford Centre this summer, rather than pass it up I asked my friend to go in my place and review the show for you.  Here’s what they thought:  It was early on Saturday morning when Large Fry woke up and what echoed down the monitor was ‘me see Makka Pakka now?‘  We’d only told him a couple of days ago but he was very excited…

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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 … View Post
Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest – Our Three Bed Executive Lodge

Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest – Our Three Bed Executive Lodge

Our three bed executive lodge at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest provided us with the perfect base for a weekend of relaxation, adventure and quality … 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
Gangsta Granny, Manchester Opera House – Review

Gangsta Granny, Manchester Opera House – Review

I’m pleased to be able to say that Ben is a keen and confident reader.  He devours books and can often be found … View Post