Thornwood Team Building and Wellbeing Afternoon

I recently visited Thornwood for a team building and wellbeing afternoon with my college. The farm is near Oxenhope, surrounded by beautiful moors, woodland and a reservoir. Usually, when the words ‘team building exercise’ is uttered, I inwardly groan. I don’t like forced ‘icebreaker’ exercises that just end up making everyone feel uncomfortable. However, my…

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William’s Den Pumpkin Party

A half term pumpkin party sounded like just the thing to start off the holidays. I’ve been promising to take the kids to William’s Den for years. So long in fact I thought my eldest might be too old for it. Just under an hour away from Bradford, William’s Den is located at North Cave,…

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North Norfolk Coastal Path and Seal trip!

There’s so much to do in North Norfolk, that with just a few days to fill, we were spoilt for choice with how to spend our time. Staying at Burnham Deepdale on our Margin’s Glamping holiday, we had the North Norfolk coastal path literally on our doorstep. A walk along the path to see the…

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A stroll around Lymm Dam

Having spent a weekend with friends, breaking up the long drive home, I took a walk around Lymm Dam, Cheshire. It’s a beautiful tranquil spot with woodland, bridleways and lake.  You wouldn’t believe that it’s just five minutes’ drive away from the roar of the M6. A great place for the kids to explore and…

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Pits and Bits Review

We love our weekend adventures and getting the whole family outside. Invariably we come back a little tired and dusty. Why is it always me that manages to find the secretly hidden bog? We’ve recently been testing out ‘Pits and Bits’ and a range of their products. They got in touch with me to tell…

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7 hours in Bruges!

I love a mini cruise. It means we can have an adventure away, it feels like a holiday and the kids get to see a small part of another country. A few weeks ago, we did the P&O Mini cruise from Hull to Zeebrugge. We’ve visited Bruges before when the kids were a lot smaller…

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Mam Tor, Castleton Walk

  Mam Tor, known as Mother Hill or Shivering mountain, is a hill 517 metres high, in the High Peak area of Derbyshire and one of the most famous walks in the Peak District. Just under an hour and half travel time from Bradford We parked in the Castleton National park Visitor carpark, postcode S33…

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Cheddar Outdoor Bloggers Weekend

How would you like to spend the weekend with like-minded people? A fabulous location, walking, chatting and warming yourself by a campfire in the evening? Well that’s exactly what I found myself doing this Spring, on the second Outdoor Blogger weekend I’ve attended. This time the location was Cheddar, Somerset, just a five (or six…

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