• Iconic liverpool landmarks like the liver building and anfield stadium

    Fun Activities to Do in Liverpool with Kids

    24th February 2024

    Discover the top fun activities to do in Liverpool with kids! From interactive museums to outdoor adventures, this guide has everything you need to plan an exciting and memorable family trip to this vibrant city..

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  • Ullswater Heights Holiday Park | Review

    22nd December 2022

    *This post first appeared on Mummy to Dex in January 2022 We’ve recently returned from our second break at Ullswater Heights Holiday Park. Located just outside of Penrith in Cumbria, Ullswater Heights in a relatively new holiday park that offers 5 star luxury. Find out more about our stay in a Family Escape Plus lodge,…

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  • WWT Martin Mere Wetlands Centre, Burscough | Days Out

    20th November 2020

    Right on our doorstep is the wonderful WWT wetlands centre, Martin Mere. Located just outside of Burscough, six miles from Ormskirk and ten miles from Southport. It’s a fantastic day out for kids and adults alike with hundreds of birds to see and lots to do including a fantastic outdoor play area.

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  • Lego otter at Martin mere Wetlands Centre

    Martin Mere | Lego Brick Animals | Days Out

    1st August 2020

    The Lego brick animals returned to Martin Mere Wetlands Centre on 31st July and will be in place until the first week of September. As members, Dexter and I headed to Martin Mere this weekend to check out the models and see if we could find all eight of them!

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  • Dexter in frontof the clocktower at Morecambe seaside

    11 Things to Do at Morecambe Seaside

    13th June 2020

    Morecambe is a stunning little seaside town, up the coast from it’s bigger and bolder neighbour Blackpool and a stone’s throw from the city of Lancaster. Although it feels a little run-down, like most seaside resorts in the UK, Morecambe is a gem of a place, with gorgeous views across Morecambe Bay towards the hills…

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  • Dexter stepping in a pool of water on Ainsdale beach

    Ainsdale Beach | Days Out

    22nd February 2020

    Now that we live in West Lancashire, our new preferred beach to visit is Ainsdale beach. When we lived in Liverpool, we loved going to Crosby beach, but now it’s just that little bit too far away, so we now spend the majority of our beach days at Ainsdale. Ainsdale beach is fantastic in the…

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  • The room and bed inside The Midland, Manchester - a stunning hotel

    The Midland, Manchester | Hotel Review

    3rd October 2019

    I absolutely adore old fashioned hotels and The Midland in Manchester is one hotel I’ve admired for a long time. I spent five years of my life living in Manchester and while I was living in this vibrant, multicultural and very historic city, I couldn’t bring myself to stay there as it was right on…

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  • Ruff Wood sign on the edge of the woods

    Ruff Wood, Ormskirk | Days Out

    2nd September 2019

    We are so lucky in West Lancashire to have so many woodlands and nature reserves right on our doorstep. This week, we paid a visit to Ruff wood which is nineteen acres of beautiful woodland, situated just outside of Ormskirk. This is a wood that Dexter frequently visits with his childminder, but not one I’d…

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  • Dexter running on Crosby beach

    Antony Gormley’s Another Place | Days Out

    1st September 2019

    We are so lucky that a few miles down the road from our house is the small town of Crosby which homes Antony Gormley’s Another Place.

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  • Blackpool tower from North Pier

    7 Things to Do in Blackpool with Kids

    26th August 2019

    I don’t know what it is about Blackpool but I just adore the place. Where some may see poverty, drunkenness and an economy hit hard, like most British seaside towns, resulting in a widespread drug problem, I see sun, sea, sand and a chance for my kids to have fun. Blackpool with kids is a…

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