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Is the Ice Skating rink at the Manchester Ice Village good fun?

With the festive season looming, we were excited to be invited to try out the ice skating rink at the Manchester Ice Village in Cathedral Gardens.  Wrapped up in our woolly hats and gloves, we arrived ten or so minutes before our allotted 45 minute slot.  We very quickly swapped our shoes for ice skates …

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What’s on at Christmas in Liverpool 2020

There is so much going on this Christmas in Liverpool 2020 from the Christmas Markets, to Liverpool ONE festivities, to family events and the Ice Festival down on Pierhead! If you’re looking for Christmassy days out in Manchester and the the surrounding area this festive season, why not take a look at some of the …

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Places to Visit Santa in North Yorkshire Christmas 2020!

Top Places to Visit Father Christmas in North Yorkshire. National Trust Fountains Abbey, Ripon 2019 dates were Saturdays and Sundays from 23rd November – 22nd December – No dates have yet been published for 2020 £10 per child (2019 rate) The big man is back in Fountains Hall this year but with a twist. He’s …

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The Elf Adventure at Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

If you live in the North West and have children you’ve probably heard of the Ice Cream Farm in Cheshire. It’s like Willy Wonka make a children’s play area with candy canes,strawberry waterfalls, treehouses and then built a play farm in the middle with an ice cream shop too. I’m being serious! So imagine my …

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Places to Visit Santa at Christmas in Scotland 2020

Santa experiences can be a mixed bag. You book with fingers crossed that you won’t be at the mercy of a sarcastic elf or find yourself in the presence of a Santa with a wonky beard. But when you find a truly enchanting one, it’s a delight for both young and old. So here are …

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10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm

10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm It’s an excellent alternative to a Santa visit for younger ones. For those who are still working the whole Santa thing out and may still be a little wary of the Big Jolly Man in the bright red coat, this gives a lovely …

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Winter Wonderland Liverpool | Santa at the Bombed Out Church | Review

Liverpool’s famous “bombed out church” at the bottom of Hardman Street has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland for Christmas, so with the promise of an action packed creative hour or so, culminating in a visit to Santa,  5 year old Oscar and Martha and I went along to sample the fun. You book a …

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Enchanted at Knowsley Safari Park

It seems that these days just meeting Father Christmas is not quite enough, there has to be some sort of experience attached too. Knowsley Safari Parks version is “Enchanted”, an evening event after the traditional safari experience is closed. We went along last Saturday and it is actually rather good! My children are 5 year …

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5 Places to see Father Christmas in Gloucestershire this Christmas 2020

Gloucestershire is a fabulous place to celebrate Christmas. Festive family events take place across the county. To help you choose the most the most memorable and magical experiences to take your kids to we’ve asked local blogger, Lisa from Travel Loving Family, to share the best places to see Father Christmas in Gloucestershire… Christmas on …

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