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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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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Fun Finds for Kids: ‘Up ‘Anley Duck’

Stoke-on-Trent is a funny one as far as cities go! Made up of six towns, Hanley is known as the city centre locally, yet Stoke itself also has plenty to offer. But, for the purpose of this post I’m listing some great ideas to keep the kids happy while you’re ‘Up ‘Anley Duck’ as we…

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Review: Mad for Macaques, at Trentham Monkey Forest

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. Trentham Monkey Forest recently announced that the first babies since 2017 have been born. The staff at Monkey Forest spotted females showing signs of…

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