UK

Travel and days out in the UK offer a chance for readers to learn our tips and tricks from travel reviews and tips for fun days out that the whole family will enjoy. Here you will find toddler-friendly and child-friendly staycations and day trips in the UK as well as seasonal travel reviews. Chilling with Lucas blog offers a wide range of UK travel reviews including how to travel on a budget and resources such as caravanning in the North of England. If you are looking for UK travel tips you will find advice on things like how to prepare your four-berth caravan for the autumn season. You can read about our travel plans and tips about seasonal staycation parks such as Bluestone, Wales and day trips to Coral Island, Blackpool. For family days out and travel reviews we think it’s important to find places to visit for every budget and showcase a range of things to do in the UK. Chilling with Lucas has plenty of days out reviews for the North West of England for families and couples alike from a first time trip to the Opera to family-friendly theatre reviews. Perhaps you are looking for a fun girls day out in the UK such as a relaxing spa break at The Club and Spa Chester or Tree Top Trek Manchester. If you are travelling with kids you could consider taking them to watch In the night garden live or if you are going to the capital and want to plan things to do with kids in London. This travel in the UK category on the blog is bound to help you find something to help you with any UK based travel planning. There are plenty of things to do in the UK depending on where you are and Chilling with Lucas blog has a great range of fun, family-friendly travel content.

Samlesbury Hall, Preston

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Samlesbury Hall, Preston

  Last weekend Lucas and I went for a mooch around Samlesbury Hall near Preston. It is somewhere I used to drive past on a regular basis but I don’t think I have ever visited before. I made a list of free places to visit in Lancashire last year and as part of my things […] Read more…

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The Snowman tour review

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  Last Sunday we were invited* to Blackpool to watch The Snowman. Based on the Raymond Biggs book, The Snowman Tour brings to life this enchanting film via a big screen accompanied by a live, professional orchestra playing the original score. A young local soloist also sang the iconic “Walking in the air” written by Howard […] Read more…

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Teletubbies Live review

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Teletubbies Live review

  Last Friday, we were very lucky to be invited* to watch Teletubbies Live at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. If you’ve never been to the Palace Theatre, you really should if you get the chance, it is a stunning building and a nice intimate size. It is easily accessible from Deansgate train station.   […] Read more…

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Legoland Manchester review

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Legoland Manchester review

  Way too long ago now, I really should have written this sooner, we went to the Trafford Centre for the day. We combined visits to Sea Life and Legoland that are both situated in Barton Square. The Trafford Centre is easy to locate from the motorway, with free parking but also has very good […] Read more…

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Blackpool festive flower and food show

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Blackpool festive flower and food show

  Flower arranging at its best is a cross-pollination between floristry and contemporary art – forget dusty town halls and an overuse of chrysanthemums – floral design is seeing a new surge of creativity and popularity. At the forefront of this march to take flower art well and truly into the 21st century is The […] Read more…

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Halloween at Tatton Park

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  On Saturday, Lucas and I went to Tatton Park with 2 of my friends and their children. Lucas and I have been to Tatton a couple of times before as we were ambassadors for the Roald Dahl events last year. This time, we were invited* to explore the Halloween activities that are on until […] Read more…

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