Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Halifax


Our little girl is showing to be quite clever and inquisitive so we’ve been looking for things to do to stimulate her little mind and help her development along. My husband suggested Eureka! as a place to take her so off we went! Its an interactive museum based in Halifax which was a fairly easy drive for us from Nottingham.

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Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh


We visited Palace of Holyroodhouse after we’d been to Edinburgh Castle. Its on the other end of the Royal Mile from the castle so its a pretty easy walk downhill to get to. You also walk past the Scottish Parliament on your way so you’ll know you’re on the right track if you see that!

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Holme Pierrepont Hall, Nottingham


We first discovered this hidden gem of Nottingham by attending a wedding fair there in Nov 2013! It was the very first venue we’d visited but we fell in love with it immediately.

It is an early Tudor manor house and a Grade 1 listed building in Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham and is the family home of the Brackenbury family.

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