Summer Days Out: Drayton Manor Park

Over the years, we must have been to Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire almost a dozen times. And it is a powerful testament to the park’s facilities that we had just as much fun when Flea was three or four as we do now she’s 9. It’s quite rare to find…

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Nutella, and a great family day out in Cheshire

When I was a kid, my Dad was a cub scout leader. On weekends we regularly piled into the car with a picnic and a thermos and headed into the Lancashire countryside. We climbed hills, we paddled in rivers, we explored woods. By the time I was Flea’s age, I…

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