Adventures

It seems only right to collect all our adventures in one place – this is where you’ll find posts about our travels be it trips to the theatre, days out, weekends away or holidays abroad!

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!

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford is a four star hotel in Cheshire, easily accessed from the M6, M56 and M60. For us, this is just a half hour drive from home so made the perfect destination for a night away. Hotels for a family of five are hard to find As a family of five, hotel stays can often be tricky and expensive involving interconnecting doors or multiple bedrooms and complex sleeping arrangements! Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa were able to book us into a family room which would sleep us all (I think it’s called a Junior Suite on their website!). The layout of the room in it’s normal state would offer a double bed with an adjoining, open plan lounge area. When set up for our family, the lounge area played host to a double sofa bed and a single pull out bed. As you can imagine,…

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Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

We often find that our school holidays are very quickly booked up with play-dates and outings – experience tells me that keeping busy is the … View Post
Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Now that spring is well and truly under way, it’s definitely starting to feel easier to get out and about so we’re … View Post
BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

Where is BEYOND? Sitting at the side of the M60, within spitting distance of the Trafford Centre, is an enormous sloped building which, for … View Post
Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays is part of Salford in Greater Manchester and is easily accessible from Manchester city centre via public transport. For us, Salford Quays … View Post
February Half-Term and Sunshine!

February Half-Term and Sunshine!

Traditionally February half-term is probably my least favourite - it's cold and the weather is usually pretty miserable and we struggle to get out … View Post
National Trust – Formby

National Trust – Formby

We first visited the National Trust site of Formby in January last year as part of a collaboration on Instagram.  We had such a … View Post