Days out and events, Family holidays, Outdoor family activities

Formby beach family day out – photos and top tips

Formby beach is a beautiful part of the North West coastline. You won’t find donkey rides and amusement arcades along this stretch of sand, but you will find stunning natural beauty and lots of space to play and explore all day long. Read on to find out about our recent summer day out to Formby… Read More Formby beach family day out – photos and top tips

Days out and events, Indoor family activities, Outdoor family activities

84 free or cheap events and activities to entertain the kids this summer

Remember the excitement of the summer holidays when you were a kid? No school for six whole weeks – a-maz-ing. Now you’re a parent though, that six week stretch isn’t feeling quite as exciting, huh? If you’re dreading how you’re going to keep the kids amused before school starts again in September, fear not! Here’s… Read More 84 free or cheap events and activities to entertain the kids this summer

Days out and events, Outdoor family activities

10 things you need to know about the secret farm in Manchester everyone is talking about

Important update: In light of recent news, please sign the petition to keep The Garden House open here! Did you hear about the secret farm? The Garden House is a community project based in Marple, just outside of Stockport. It hasn’t been open for very long, but hundreds of families across Greater Manchester and the North… Read More 10 things you need to know about the secret farm in Manchester everyone is talking about

Outdoor family activities

Outdoor family activity: How to receive professional tennis coaching for free

It’s nearly time for strawberries, singing in the rain and declarations of love; that’s right, everyone’s favourite tennis tournament Wimbledon is fast approaching! And if you or your children are tennis fans, you need to read on! If watching the tennis inspires you and your family to dust off your old rackets, there are a… Read More Outdoor family activity: How to receive professional tennis coaching for free

Outdoor family activities

Why kids should put themselves in danger – and how you can help

Don’t worry – we’re not talking about running across motorways or eating raw chicken. We’re talking about adventurous play. The benefits of adventurous play – climbing trees, walking up slides, balancing on walls, cycling quickly downhill, jumping off platforms – are well documented. Taking risks and getting into ‘danger’ is all part of childhood fun,… Read More Why kids should put themselves in danger – and how you can help