Days out with a toddler, around the Lancs area....

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Found 11th Mar 2010
2 year old, any day of the week, willing to travel a little. Like shows, days out etc.

Tried Gullivers
Done the Blackpool thing.
Soft play areas we do every week.

Any ideas and links please

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Banned

a load of cartoons on dvd while you smoke 200 fags?

anywhere he cant find his way back from?

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dog_cop;8078354

http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/google is your mateand for the lazy … http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/google is your mateand for the lazy http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/search.php?county=lancashire


Personal comments i'm after.....but thanks dog-breath :-D

we have been to a wild boar farm in chipping its not too far from lancs as we live there i will try and find a link

we got to hold new born chicks feed lamas and bottle feed lambs,and the have tractor rides ect !!

really good day out and quite cheap x

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jubbyme;8078363

a load of cartoons on dvd while you smoke 200 fags?anywhere he cant find … a load of cartoons on dvd while you smoke 200 fags?anywhere he cant find his way back from?


I don't smoke, would never allow fags around her, and her tv time is limited Now suggestions for family days out please :w00t:

oh im proud of my self now :-D

the link : wildboarpark.co.uk/

You done bowling? can have good time there with family deals

There is an animal park thing at witton park in Blackburn, has like mice, hedgehogs and other wild animals and stuff there would be good

Mod & Ed

South Lakes wildlife park wildanimalpark.co.uk/wil…asp been about 6 yrs since I last visited, but was very nice then and think it's been improved since

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aah96;8078390

oh im proud of my self now :-D the link : http://www.wildboarpark.co.uk/


Saved to faves thankyou. Any more?

Lulu'sMammy;8078428

Saved to faves thankyou. Any more?



yes....

huntleys brill place nice ice cream too !!

huntleys.co.uk/

Thomas Land at Drayton Manor, although can get very busy! Maybe a bit far

Banned

Ribble Steam Museum, rides on trains etc
Daisy Nook Country Park
Bowland Wild Boar Park
Sandcastle Waterpark, blackpool
SEA LIFE Centre, blackpool (i know you been!)

see, i can be somewhat sensible, even if the suggestions are still rubbish

generally, a zoo, petting zoo esp, she will love im sure

Original Poster

aah96;8078443

yes.... huntleys brill place nice ice cream too … yes.... huntleys brill place nice ice cream too !!http://www.huntleys.co.uk/


Think that place is too old for my babes...keep them coming though.

Anne forshaw dairy is good aswell xx

Mod & Ed

son also went on a couple of school trips to oldhollyfarm.com/ and enjoyed it

jubbyme;8078451

Ribble Steam Museum, rides on trains etcDaisy Nook Country ParkBowland … Ribble Steam Museum, rides on trains etcDaisy Nook Country ParkBowland Wild Boar ParkSandcastle Waterpark, blackpoolSEA LIFE Centre, blackpool (i know you been!)see, i can be somewhat sensible, even if the suggestions are still rubbishgenerally, a zoo, petting zoo esp, she will love im sure



Ribble Steam Museum?! that sounds awesome!!! :w00t: seriously!!!

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wishihadadonkey;8078427

South Lakes wildlife park … South Lakes wildlife park http://www.wildanimalpark.co.uk/wildlifepark_home.asp been about 6 yrs since I last visited, but was very nice then and think it's been improved since


Added to faves again,, thankyou

Lulu'sMammy;8078465

Think that place is too old for my babes...keep them coming though.



when my brother was 2 we went fruit picking and my auntie had a baby whilst enjoyed it the website dosent look that good though !

Banned

ribblesteam.org.uk/

and +1 for dcx, a farm tour would be awesome, ride on a hay trailer, see farm animals as they live, the smell of the farm (yes really!)

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wishihadadonkey;8078487

son also went on a couple of school trips to http://www.oldhollyfarm.com/ … son also went on a couple of school trips to http://www.oldhollyfarm.com/ and enjoyed it


Liking this.

dcx_badass;8078504

Has someone been on a farm tour?



:lol:

no i like going to farms quiet places

dcx_badass;8078569

Do they still have barns with play areas made of hay bales with tunnels … Do they still have barns with play areas made of hay bales with tunnels under them and things or are they banned?



YEAA !! :w00t:

at the wild boar park its amazing !!

Banned

dcx_badass;8078629

I want to go to a farm again.



who let you escape last time?

Original Poster

The train she will be bored.
Done seaworld, and everything in Blackpool.
I like petting farms so that would be good lol

wishihadadonkey;8078487

son also went on a couple of school trips to http://www.oldhollyfarm.com/ … son also went on a couple of school trips to http://www.oldhollyfarm.com/ and enjoyed it



Much the same but newer and a good play area with somewhere for you to wind down too ]http//ww…uk/

I'm glad you posted this! I've now got some more ideas of places to visit with my toddler. Don't think anyone has mentioned Farmer Teds near Ormskirk - my little one loves it here.

[url]www.farmerteds.com/[/url]

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RBW;8079595

I'm glad you posted this! I've now got some more ideas of places to visit … I'm glad you posted this! I've now got some more ideas of places to visit with my toddler. Don't think anyone has mentioned Farmer Teds near Ormskirk - my little one loves it here.]www.farmerteds.com/


My fave so far!

This is another place my toddler likes to visit - Martin Mere

[url]www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/family-fun/WWT_Martin_Mere/664[/url]

Haven't been here yet but I keep meaning to - it comes highly recommended

[url]www.windmillanimalfarm.co.uk/[/url]
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