Review: We’re Quackers for Thornbridge Hall & Gardens

Living in Leek means that we are in Staffordshire but also right on the border of both Cheshire and Derbyshire so our days out tend to flit between the three counties. Now, I like to think I know of most places within our local area but during the Easter holidays we discovered a real hidden…

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Autumn in the Lake District

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Heads up for February Half Term: Stoke-on-Trent

January has been THE longest month but February is here finally, and that means one thing – Half Term. Whether you’re the type of parent who is counting down the days until you can spend some quality time with your offspring or the kind that views it with a certain amount of trepidation (I think…

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Review: Festive fun in the Forest with Buried Treasure Adventures

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. Just over 2 weeks ago we stepped into the unknown on a family Christmas adventure in the woods. We were invited to try out…

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Schools Out for Summer: Our Top 10 Places to Visit Locally

We have A LOT planned in for the holidays and we are are very lucky to live in an amazing place so most of our adventures this Summer will be relatively close to home. Leek is nestled on the edge of the Peak District which affords us some amazing days out set in beautiful scenery…

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Review: Barging About with Heritage Narrow Boats

AD | I have been or could be compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy for more detail. March can be a tricky month to predict weather-wise, in the past we’ve had glorious sunshine and warmer no coat days and then again…

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