Month: August 2016

Toys, Prisons and High Jinks at York Castle Museum

Toys, Prisons and High Jinks at York Castle Museum

It’s been many years since I have been to the York Castle Museum, so I was glad to return recently and take my children. Hubby was not so keen and it took a bit of persuasion that it would be a good idea. I think […]

A Sweet Day Out at York’s Chocolate Story

A Sweet Day Out at York’s Chocolate Story

Now, straight off, let’s just say, I love chocolate. So what better place to visit, umm, what better place to take the children than York’s Chocolate Story? It’s an attraction that is a clever mix of theatre, museum and audience participation. Guided Tour The experience began in […]

Energi Trampoline Park York – Active Kids!

Energi Trampoline Park York – Active Kids!

Yesterday we visited Energi Trampoline Park for the first time. It’s an amazing place, and the kids were very excited to visit. It’s in a huge building and it’s full of both trampolines on the floor and at bounce-able angles against the wall. Different Zones […]

Activities for Kids at the York Designer Outlet

Activities for Kids at the York Designer Outlet

Let me start this off by saying that I hate shopping with my two. It’s not that they are terribly behaved in shops or anything (well not terribly, yeah, ok, they aren’t that great…). It’s just that I can’t concentrate and they ruin my shopping […]

Treetop Nets – a Unique and Exhilarating Day Out!

Treetop Nets – a Unique and Exhilarating Day Out!

Exhilarating! That’s the word that sums up Treetop Nets, Yorkshire near Lightwater Valley. Our day began with a friendly safety talk by Nicola, one of the Treetop Nets team. She gave us the low down on net etiquette (not the www kind!). When we had […]

Jubilee Park, Fangfoss – a Lovely Rural Park

Jubilee Park, Fangfoss – a Lovely Rural Park

Jubilee Park, Fangfoss is a hidden gem of a park. When I say hidden, I mean it pretty literally too. It can be found at the very bottom of a lane in Fangfoss. We visited on a dull day so the photos are not great. […]

Quirky, Fun and Fabulous Day Out at Stockeld Park

Quirky, Fun and Fabulous Day Out at Stockeld Park

We have only ever been to Stockeld Park at Christmas, so were pleased to be able to go during their Summer Adventure. We have been missing out, it was fabulous! Skating There is so much do! We started off with roller skating (this changes to […]

Lunch with Little Ones? Try The Ginger Cow Company.

Lunch with Little Ones? Try The Ginger Cow Company.

I love trying new places and this week we visited the teashop at The Ginger Cow Company near Everingham. It’s about 10 minutes from the A1079 at Hayton, unless you are chatting and forget to direct the driver in the right direction…!  They describe it […]