Today I was off work, and as I usually work every Saturday I wanted to take the opportunity and do something different! Waking up and seeing the gorgeous weather was definitely a bonus. So after visiting one of my boyfriends favourite fish shops (another story for a different day…), we decided to go to Heaton Park. 

For those of you who don’t know what Heaton Park is, it’s a large family park and is now owned by the city council. However, between 1684 and 1902, the park was owned by only two different families and you can definitely feel the historic aspect of the park. Along with the beautiful architecture and the acres of greenery, you can find animals of all kinds, little cafes and play grounds for younger children. The park has something for everybody and it’s the kind of place you could spend all day in. Unfortunately we didn’t have much time but I took some pictures of what we did 🙂 

So we bought our ticket on the way in, and drove around for ageees trying to find a parking space. You can see below how packed it was!

When we’d found a space, we headed into the park itself and straight for the animal enclosure. My favourite had to be the alpaca!

 After having a look at the animals, we had a walk around the park and got some lunch. I’d fancied some fish and chips for ages, and even though it’s not from the seaside (the best kind of fish and chips!) it was still nice. Yum!

I got a 99! It cost £1.50, so I’m not sure how they can still call it a 99 but it took me straight back to my childhood, and was still lovely!

I’m sorry that this post was slightly picture heavy, but I haven’t done a post like this before and thought it would be a nice change 🙂 Let me know what you think, and if you’d like to see more posts of this kind! Thank you for reading everyone 🙂

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