things to do in liverpool

Things to do in Liverpool

November 28, 2018 admin 2

Liverpool is one of my favourite cities because there is loads to see and do and there is always something new going on from Giant parades, to cultural festival,  and of course the Christmas markets. As well as having loads to see and do there are also lots of lovely hotels in Liverpool and with 3 train stations it’s easily accessible for a day trip or weekend break. If you are thinking of visiting Liverpool […]

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Our first visit to VR-here Liverpool

November 27, 2018 admin 0

On Sunday we took the train over to Liverpool and enjoyed a lovely family day out. We started our day with a trip to VR-here Liverpool, which is located just outside of the city center in an industrial area but is within walking distance, even for little legs like those of the tiddler. We hadn’t told the boys where we were headed but as soon as they read the sign outside they were so excited […]

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Things to do in Kirkby Stephen

September 13, 2018 admin 0

Earlier this year we spent a week on a farm in Kirkby Stephen and had the best time, switching off from the world and enjoying precious family time. We had never been to this part of the country before as we usually venture more towards the Lake District we we were unsure what to do and where to go but we found some great places. Here is a little guide of some of our favourites […]

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Summer productions at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool

July 27, 2018 admin 0

On Monday the boys and I were lucky enough to get some last minute tickets to watch Pinocchio: The boy within, at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool. As a family we love a good show and try and go as often as we can but we had never been to the Epstein Theatre before and as Billy was working it was just me and the kids, so we decided to make a day of it […]

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How to get the most out of your trip to the Sea Life Blackpool

July 25, 2018 admin 0

Not everyone that reads this blog will know this but I actually grew up in Blackpool and so did my husband, we lived there until we were 18 and then moved to Chester where we have stayed every since. Growing up in Blackpool meant that we had all the attractions on our doorstep but as locals we were able to visit out of season and avoid the crowds which was always a little bonus. One […]

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Everything you need to know about Boulder Hut

July 17, 2018 admin 8

If you follow our blog or social media channels you will know that instead of children I have two monkeys that look like children. They are forever climbing, hanging upside down and chasing each other around, so we often spend lots of time outside or at places where they can burn of all their excess energy. The problem we have is that most places that are suitable are quite far from where we live and […]

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A review of Trentham Monkey Forest

July 5, 2018 admin 10

Last week my family and I went to Trentham Monkey forest,which is an outdoor attraction that houses 140 monkeys all roaming free. I was super excited abut this as monkeys are my favourite animals ever since I studied animal psychology and spent two weeks at Chester zoo analysing their every move. We decided not to tell the boys where we were going instead we gave them clues along the journey, which despite the multiple signs […]

A day out at Charlecote Park National Trust

June 16, 2018 admin 0

I recently bought a family pass for the National trust, It cost £115 for the year and apparently we can take up to 10 children with us, however I think I’ll just stick to our two thanks! We also got a £15 gift voucher to spend in the National Trust shops along side the passes which is great as I have my eye on one of their tartan picnic blankets so I think I’ll use […]

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A day out at Moseley Old Hall National Trust

June 15, 2018 admin 0

In May half term my family and I went glamping in Stratford-Upon-Avon, an area we hadn’t visited with the children before and were excited to explore. As we had just bought our National Trust memberships that week we thought we would visit a few places during the trip. We stopped off at Wightwick Manor and Gardens on the way there, visited Charlecote Park during our stay and stopped off at Moseley Old Hall on the way home. […]

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What is Inflata Nation?

May 10, 2018 admin 7

On Friday 4th May my family and I were invited to the opening night of Cheshire Inflata Nation  in Runcorn and although we had heard rumors that one was opening near us and had heard a few things about the one in Manchester we didn’t really no what to expect.   What is Inflata Nation? In short it is an inflatable theme park. Imagine a giant bouncy castle with inflatable slides, ball pits, climbing walls, […]