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 Enchantment of Chester Zoo – a guest review!

We had planned to visit Chester Zoo yesterday to experience the Wild Rumpus “The Enchantment of Chester Zoo” – unfortunately our plans were foiled by a vomiting boy . . . Regular readers will recognise Mich and the kids from our regular adventures together.  This time we asked Team Butler to go  in our place and write a guest review of The Enchantment of Chester Zoo . . . When we woke up this morning we didn’t have many plans other than taking the kids to Sunday school and doing the food shop!  So when Col messaged to say that Ben was poorly and she needed someone to step in and take up their place at Chester Zoo I was obviously gutted for them but instantly accepted the offer!  Col told us that Amy was upset not to be going as she’d just recovered from her bout of sickness and woke excited for…

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Legoland Discovery Centre Ninjago event

Legoland Discovery Centre Ninjago event

Earlier this month, Dave and the kids went on an adventure without me!  Here’s how they got on:  Ben has been … View Post
#SevenWeeksofSummer Round Up

#SevenWeeksofSummer Round Up

I can hardly believe it’s the last day of the summer holidays.  At the start of the holidays, seven weeks stretching out in … View Post
Geronimo Festival 2016, Tatton Park – Review

Geronimo Festival 2016, Tatton Park – Review

Click here if you’re looking for family friendly festivals to try in 2020 The main focus of our May bank holiday this year was … View Post
Stable Gate Brewers Fayre, Denton – Review

Stable Gate Brewers Fayre, Denton – Review

We do love a good family meal out as a bit of a treat.  The kids are quite used to eating out and it’… View Post
Lunch at What’s Cooking? & Christmas on the Albert Dock – Review

Lunch at What’s Cooking? & Christmas on the Albert Dock – Review

After our exploration of Tate Liverpool on Sunday morning we took a wander around a very cold and drizzly Albert Dock.  Throughout December Albert … View Post
11 things to do in Manchester this summer

11 things to do in Manchester this summer

So with almost six weeks of Summer Holidays to fill (almost seven if you’re really lucky!) I’ve pulled together a list of … View Post