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Barnsley Metrodome Swimming

Last week we visited Barnsley Metrodome and my children absolutely loved it! I also loved it because it was lovely and warm…Whenever I take my children swimming I am always paranoid that they are going to be cold, there’s nothing worse than cold changing rooms, a cold swimming pool and a child with blue lips and chattering teeth when they get out! I’m pleased to say this wasn’t the case.. family cubicles with plenty of lockers don’t forget your £1 but you get it back! Where: Barnsley Metrodome Postcode: S71 1AN Suitable for Prams: No Parking: Yes & FREE! Total Price: £13.50 (2 adults & 2 children aged 3 and 1) (Off Peak) Website: www.bpl.org.uk Would I return: Yes Tip: If you have younger children who can’t go on all the big rides then take them when there’s no rides on it’s much quieter and they can still use the…

Chester Zoo

Today was always going to be a special day as my little boy turned 1! I know everybody says the same…. but seriously where has the time gone? Anyway you want to know about Chester Zoo so here is my blog on today’s visit! Firstly if you know you are going to Chester Zoo (even on the same day) Book Online it instantly saves you money! £3.64 per adult ticket to be precise! An online ticket is £16.36 and a pay on the day ticket is £20. (This price bracket was based on orange pricing) Where: Chester Zoo Postcode: CH2 1EU (For Sat Navs) Suitable for Pram: Yes Parking: Yes & FREE Total Price: £32.72 (£16.36 per adult ticket booked online) Under 3’s Free Website: www.chesterzoo.org Would I return: Yes Tip: Take a pen & Collect a map on your way in and circle the animals you managed to visit on your…

Sealife Centre Manchester

Come and SEA what me & my boys got up to at Sealife Manchester! (Sea what I did there!) We had a fintastic time! (Okay… enough now I promise!) Sealife Manchester is a great bargaining tool for me if you ever fancy a shopping trip to the Trafford Centre! You can do some shopping then when your finished you can take your little ones here and then your shopping trip still counts as a day out for the kids! Perfect! Where: Sealife Manchester Postcode: M17 8AS Total Price: £16.95pp (Book Online for cheaper rates see website) Under 3’s FREE Car Park: FREE Website: https://www2.visitsealife.com/manchester Pram Friendly: Yes Would I return: Yes if discounted tickets were available Tip: DO NOT Pay full price! There are so many different vouchers for 2-4-1 or book online to save up to 40% off. You can also purchase a combination ticket so you gain entry to legoland…

Roundhay Park – Leeds

So today we woke up & as chilly as it was we decided to get our boots on and have a drive over to Roundhay Park. People may read this and think it’s just a Park but please read on as this is one of the biggest city parks in Europe! 700 acres to be precise! The bonus of this park is that it was a completely FREE day out! When I say a day I don’t mean literally, as nobody (Well nobody I know with 2 small children) spends a whole day at a park in winter…… but if you have no spare money & want to take your children somewhere wrap them up and head to Roundhay Park! Perfect place to visit over Feb Half-Term! Where: Roundhay Park Leeds – Postcode: LS8 2WE Total Price: FREE Car Park: FREE (Plenty of parking bays on the street by Roundhay…

The Zone – Huddersfield

If your Toddler (Under 5) is interested in Football or you want take them to somewhere for a run around then please read on…. The Zone Huddersfield is the perfect place! Tiny Tots Football Where: The Zone Huddersfield – Postcode: HD1 6PT When: Monday’s 12.35pm – 13.35pm and Friday’s 13.30pm – 14.30pm Total Price: £4 Car Park: FREE Pram Friendly: Yes Serves Food: Yes Tip: Bring a friend, your toddler has that much fun you can get chance to have a chat & Cuppa! Okay so in a nutshell I brought my 3 & 1 year old for the 1st time and my toddler could not wait….the perfect opportunity for him to wear his Football kit…! There is a Huge soft play area & a couple of football pitches as soon as we go there we went straight to the pitch where a guy called Jonny was ready & waiting…

Cannon Hall Farm

Okay… so here it is my 1st blog of the week, the month, the year & of my life! Thank you for reading! We all have to start somewhere…. I’m a SAHM from Yorkshire & Have been blessed with 2 beautiful boys Harley 3 & Brodie who is 1 in the next couple of weeks! (Can’t believe where the time has gone!) My husband works Full Time so whilst he is busy working to bring the pennies in we are usually out and about on an adventure! I wanted my 1st blog to be about somewhere special and Cannon Hall Farm certainly is! Where: Cannon Hall Farm – Postcode: S75 4AT Total Price: £5.95 each (Under 2’s FREE!!) Car Park: £3 Pram Friendly: Yes Little Tip: Visit the Indoor Play area last your children will not want to leave! Recommendation: 10/10! I wanted to do my 1st blog about one…