Attractions

We’re big fans of days out as a family, which means frequent visits to various family friendly attractions all over the UK. I share our photos and honest reviews of UK attractions here.

I find some of the best family attractions aren’t the big fancy ones with high entry prices. As great as the likes of Alton Towers and similar places are, our family like to visit smaller attractions too. So there’ll be a broad variety of family attractions we review here.

Any Family Attractions You Think We Should Visit?

We’re always up for ideas for new family attractions to visit with our two young sons. We’re based on the North West but do travel for our days out too. So feel free to share your ideas with us for attractions to visit. Get in touch!

Legoland Windsor in February Half Term – Our Review

Legoland Windsor in February Half Term – Our Review
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My eldest started school back in September last year and perhaps one of the things he’s missed the most is the random days out at theme parks we would do to take advantage of term…

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In the Night Garden Live at the Trafford Centre, Manchester

In the Night Garden Live at the Trafford Centre, Manchester
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Our 2 and a half year old is obsessed with In the Night Garden! Aren’t all toddlers? Even my husband and I enjoy the show and not just because it indicates bed time is on the way…

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Sea Life Centre, Manchester – A Bit Disappointing :-(

Sea Life Centre, Manchester – A Bit Disappointing :-(
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We love our days out. And I’m currently on maternity leave, while my husband has the odd Monday off, so we like to spend the day with our boys. Last Monday was expected to be…

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Things to do with Toddlers in Greater Manchester

Things to do with Toddlers in Greater Manchester
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Greater Manchester is amazing for kids! There are so many attractions, beautiful spaces and options for days out as a family. But what about for particularly young children? As a Mum with a baby and…

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Trains, Fishing and Slides – A Day at Gypsy Wood

Trains, Fishing and Slides – A Day at Gypsy Wood
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We booked a very last minute family break to North Wales this weekend to catch up with a friend and enjoy the forecasted sunshine on the beach. We hadn’t made plans to visit any attractions,…

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What our Toddler Thought of the Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester

What our Toddler Thought of the Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester
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Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester markets itself at children over 3. Our son is 2 so we were not so sure whether or not it would be a particularly enjoyable day out for him. But having…

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CBeebies Land, Alton Towers – What Our Two Year Old Thought

CBeebies Land, Alton Towers – What Our Two Year Old Thought
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It’s a good job our son quite likes the rain, because when we got up ready for our day at Alton Towers yesterday, it was bucketing it down! Not to be deterred, we wrapped up,…

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Learning Through Play at Eureka, Halifax

Learning Through Play at Eureka, Halifax
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Eureka is a children’s museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire. It’s been around seemingly forever. I remember visiting when I was at school! And in July last year, we took our then 17 month old son…

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Adventures at Yorkshire Wildlife Park Review With Our Toddler

Adventures at Yorkshire Wildlife Park Review With Our Toddler
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I’d never even heard of Yorkshire Wildlife Park until I went actively hunting online for zoos in the North of England. We decided to pay a visit in mid July last year when our son…

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Mattel Play Liverpool with a (Just!) 2 Year Old

Mattel Play Liverpool with a (Just!) 2 Year Old
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  Oliver just loves Thomas the Tank Engine. The “big blue choo choo,” is now a common theme in our house. He has a Thomas bed, lamp, book collection, a ton of Thomas toys, a…

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Illuminasia Blackpool – A Trip with a Toddler

Illuminasia Blackpool – A Trip with a Toddler
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Oliver is 14 months now and spends most of the day running around like a maniac. I’ve become acutely aware of just how much he benefits from being out and about and stimulated by the…

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