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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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 Dock have a range of festive activities going on to get us into the seasonal mood.  Today we found a brass quintet playing well known Christmas carols, which I loved – you can’t fail to feel festive with a brass band providing the soundtrack to your adventures can you? And we also came across the magical Winter Fairy who Chloe was utterly entranced by . . . We had been invited to enjoy lunch at What’s Cooking? on the Albert Dock and we were more than ready to have a sit down and something to eat.  We were shown to an enormous booth and the children were given colouring sheets and crayons before our drinks orders were taken. The children’s menu (for under 12s) is fairly standard…

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