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Clitheroe Castle Museum

We have been to Clitheroe many times. We’ve visited for the day and we’ve camped nearby. We love its market, the eateries and the milkshake shop, but we hadn’t ever been to Clitheroe Castle until last week. We arrived around…
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What’s On: Digital Kids Show

Modern day family life often means kids being online or gaming from a young age, and Digital Kids Show is here to help children and their caregivers learn together about the benefits and dangers of being online. A fun day…
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Devil’s Bridge Waterfall Walk

As we made our way home from our recent holiday in West Wales, we decided to take a rather scenic route and set off to find a place called Devil’s Bridge.¬† There’s something a little bit magical about a waterfall…
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Easter Egg Hunt at Cilgerran Castle, Cardigan

Easter wouldn’t be nearly as fun for us if we didn’t do a National Trust Easter Egg Hunt. This year we were in Wales over the Easter bank holiday weekend so our treasure hunt was at Cilgerran Castle just outside…
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Easter outdoors: What’s on?

The term ‘school holidays’ strikes fear into many parents’ hearts, but not us. We love to spend Easter outdoors and we love the opportunity to spend more time with the boys (even if they are bickering) and at the top…
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Winter Wonderland Manchester

Christmas doesn’t really start for us until we’ve been to Winter Wonderland at Event City in Manchester. Now in its third year, it has quickly become part of our Christmas traditions and it gets better and better each year. This…
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The East Lancashire Railway

Our nearest train station is actually a steam railway station called the East Lancashire Railway. It runs a local service and offers some wonderful experiences for young and old alike. Running from Bury to Rawtenstall you can take a leisurely…
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A visit to Stonehenge

On our recent backpacking trip my husband was keen to incorporate a trip to Stonehenge near Salisbury. The trip turned out to be pretty hard going and to be honest I would’ve preferred to stay an extra night at our…
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What’s on in Lancashire this summer?

In just two days time my children will have finished school for the summer holidays and we will begin what will hopefully be an awesome six weeks together. While we have a lot of stuff planned, we still have quite…
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Geronimo Festival Review

Isla Bikes¬†gave Benjamin massive confidence and now he can ride his bike on his own. – Benjamin’s Dad That’s quite a testament, wouldn’t you agree? Benjamin’s achievement was just one highlight of the O’Brien’s family day out at Geronimo this…
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