We know we can’t get so far right now, but I hope these ideas can help you to enjoy winter outdoors with the family, and prepare for when we can go that bit further. Stay safe, stay warm and be prepared!
From Christmas markets and meeting Santa to magical lights, train journeys and family-friendly festive events, there are plenty of fun events already being announced for 2020. With tickets often limited this year, it’s worth booking up early!
From pumpkin picking to half term Halloween fun in and around the East Midlands, here’s my top picks for family days out this October!
We are huge fans of Gulliver’s Theme Parks so we were super excited to try out the brand new Gulliver’s Valley resort in South Yorkshire. Here’s what to expect…
Are you looking to take your family to a weekend music festival, but unsure where to start? Here’s my list of festival weekenders in 2021 that I know will blow your kids’ minds, while making sure you have the best of weekends too.
Here are just some of the ways we’re been removing single-use plastic from our family adventures. We know there is more that can be done, but I hope some of these ideas can help other families too.
Looking for a fun day out with the family this Easter? There is so much going on for the holidays, including National Trust nature trails, castle dragon egg hunts, tractor rides, meeting the Easter bunny, a Lego exhibition, theme park adventures, Easter crafts and more!
From cablecars to cakes, caves to crafts, forests and farms, here are 15 ideas for a special day out for all the family this Mother’s Day.
Ideas for days out with the family in and around the East Midlands this February half term, whatever the weather!
If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure with the family, Conkers is a fantastic way to explore the National Forest, whatever the weather – it is fun, educational and great for all ages.
From pumpkin picking in pumpkin patches to half term Halloween fun in and around Leicestershire, here’s my top picks for family days out this autumn!
Carsington Water is a great day out for all the family to explore nature and enjoy the outdoors, with some great visitor facilities and play areas too.
A fun-packed day out for all ages, with animal encounters, animals of all sizes, cafe and coffee shop, as well as indoor and outdoor play areas set in Matlock, Peak District.
If you’re looking for an affordable, family-friendly campsite in the Peak District with plenty of facilities, I can’t recommend Middlehills Farm enough.
With seasonal events running throughout the year as well as both indoor and outdoor activities, the National Forest Adventure Farm is a great day out for all the family.
We’ve had an amazing day out with friends and family at Twycross Zoo. Super educational, fun activities, play areas and the most beautiful animals. Here’s our review…
Cattows Farm is set in the Leicestershire countryside, with seasonal Pick Your Own fruits and pumpkins, its own tea room and farm shop, and hosts seasonal events throughout the year for all the family.
Sundown Adventureland is a theme park designed for Under 10s and we would really recommend it for a fun day out.
Tropical Birdland is a very fun and unique day out with the family, and can keep kids and adults alike in awe at visiting hundreds of incredible birds.
A truly unique place for a fun and affordable short break with young children. Spoiler alert: we’ll be back!
Thomas Land at Drayton Manor truly has something for all ages to enjoy. Fantastic rides and great deals throughout the year.
Trentham Monkey Forest is a really fun little gem in the Staffordshire countryside and a great place to explore nature.
CBeebies land at Alton Towers is such a fun day out – and I’d love to head back. Here’s the review, with some tips for families too!
A beautiful National Trust property surrounded by beautiful gardens in the Leicestershire countryside. Don’t miss out on their family friendly events!
Set in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, this family-run garden centre and tearoom is perfect for a treat with the family. Don’t miss out on their family events throughout the year too!
New Walk museum has some amazing exhibitions suitable for all the family. It is free and in Leicester City Centre.
A fun day out for all the family in Leicester and Northampton, whatever the weather! Great staff and safe for all ages!
A super fun and educational day out for all the family at the National Space Centre
Alpaca walks at Charnwood Forest: A unique and fantastic experience that will make you smile every single time!
A fun and affordable themed weekend for families, with prices under £100 including overnight stay and theme park entry at Gulliver’s Matlock Bath.