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Getting ready for Halloween with Blackpool Tower Dungeon!

Last week we started getting into the Halloween spirit and took a trip to Blackpool Tower Dungeon. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique…
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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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Becoming Wildlife Trust members

At the beginning of the year we decided to assess our household outgoings. We had been paying our National Trust membership for around three years, and neither of us could remember the last time we used it. While we think…
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A family lunch at Table Table

There aren’t many days left of the Easter break for the boys now and they’ll be back to school on Monday. So when Table Table invited us to come along to their John Milne restaurant in Milnrow, I thought it…
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Things I learned from a week in the countryside

This week we’ve been staying in my dad’s farmhouse in Lancashire. With its antique Aga and long winding driveway, we were very much looking forward to spending a few days away from it all. I’ve always fancied myself as a…
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Focus on: Preston

Lancashire is a large county and I know that many of my readers will have a favourite part. I still have many parts of Lancashire to visit myself, so I thought it would be great to get a little series…
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What’s on at Martin Mere, Lancashire

This summer we’ve been over to Burscough in Lancashire to spend the day at Martin Mere, one of nine wetland centres around the country. British summer isn’t always overly kind to us, so when we do get half decent days its…
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Five things to do in Gisburn

Gisburn is a pretty little village nestled between Skipton and Clitheroe, in the Ribble Valley borough of Lancashire. It may be small, but Gisburn is full of reasons to pay it a visit. Here are just five: 1. Geocaching There are…
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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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Five great places to see Lancashire wildlife

What could be more relaxing than a leisurely stroll around beautiful gardens on a sunny afternoon? Perhaps a beautiful coast is more your kind of setting? Or if you’re trying to entertain the kids, how about becoming Nature Explorers for the…
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