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Easter in Staffordshire 2024: Family friendly things to do

Easter is a wonderful time of the year. The sun makes an appearance, the temperature is milder and the days are getting longer. There are some great events taking place over Easter in Staffordshire that are suitable for all of the family. If the weather is hit and miss there is also plenty to do…

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BEST Christmas Events in Staffordshire 2023

Christmas in Staffordshire is wonderful. If you are looking for sparkle, magic and festive days out then here is a round up of the best Christmas events for 2023, including the best places to see Santa in Staffordshire, festive family days out and spectacular light shows We do appreciate that Christmas in Staffordshire is a…

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National Forest Adventure Farm: North Pole Adventure review

I find the build up to Christmas Day such a magical time. Spotting the Christmas trees glistening in all the homes, fake snow, twinkling fairy lights… the nativity story.. the elves arriving in our household on December 1st, and the arrival of Father Christmas launching himself down the chimney. I love it all. I start…

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A day out in Staffordshire at Trentham Gardens: fun for all the family

Enjoy a day out in Staffordshire at Trentham Estate: We are so lucky to have this wonderful place right on our door step. I never tire of a visit to Trentham Gardens,  Staffordshire. We love a day out in Staffordshire … a weekend walk around the lake, or a summer picnic after school..not to mention a…

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Churnet Valley Railway Santa and Steam: Review

Walking through Froghall station, I couldn’t help but notice all the perfectly draped Christmas lights hanging between each street lamp. There were vintage suitcases piled high next to the Christmas tree on the platform, and the open fire next to the ticket office was roaring. We had arrived at Froghall ready to board the Santa…

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A Visit to the World of Wedgwood with Kids: Review

A visit to the World of Wedgwood, with kids in Stoke-on-Trent Last weekend we were lucky enough to be invited for a family day out at The World of Wedgwood in Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. We love spending time exploring the area, and there are so many things to do with kids in Staffordshire. The World of…

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The family friendly Just So Festival – and what is new for 2018

Walking along the path I look up to find a few people dressed as sheep coming towards me….. Our girls are jumping around dressed in their usual tutu, head garland and wellies combination, there is a man walking around on stilts, and I can hear the buzz from the campfire songs and trumpets in the…

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Our favourite Christmas days out in Staffordshire and Cheshire

I wanted to sit down and put together a little list of our favourite Christmas days out in Staffordshire and Cheshire.  These are events that we as a family have enjoyed over the last two or three years.   Some of these events I have planned and booked very early on ..even before those beautiful…

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Cycling in Churnet Valley with Churnet Valley Cycle Hire

Who fancies cycling in Churnet Valley today? I ask as I dish out the pancakes and strawberries. Me!!! The reply was unanimous. It was a Sunday morning and our first full weekend at home following a summer road trip to Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. As I looked out of the window, the…

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7 Reasons to visit the National Forest Adventure Farm this Summer

We love to make the most of our weekends and days off, and we are always looking for things to do and new family friendly places to visit. When we were invited along to spend the day at the National Forest Adventure Farm in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire,  I won’t lie – we jumped at…

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A Splashing Time at The Wolseley Centre, Staffordshire

Looking out of my window this morning I spotted a glimpse of sunshine which meant only one thing…fresh air and adventures. Okay.. I think I was making it up.  The moment we had a picnic packed and loaded the car there was nothing left but a grey sky and a hint of a black rain cloud…

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Days out with the Kids in Staffordshire – Our Favourite Family Days out

There is so much to see and do in the UK – we really have the most beautiful beaches, some wonderful attractions and some really great places to visit right on our doorstep.  As a family we try to make the most of the weekends, summer evenings and school holidays and we have soon come to realise…

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