Month: September 2016

Laser Maze, 4D Golf and Soft Play – a day out at Xscape Castleford

Laser Maze, 4D Golf and Soft Play – a day out at Xscape Castleford

We spent a lovely day at Xscape this last weekend. There really is lots to do from soft play, crazy golf, cinema, climbing and even skiing. We had a full day out there and managed The Raid, 4D Golf and Soft Play as well as […]

A Family Day Out Talking Poo at York DIG

A Family Day Out Talking Poo at York DIG

I had a completely proud Mummy moment when we visited Dig in York. The attraction isn’t huge and is built inside an old church. Each visit is completely guided by your own personal guide. We were lucky as we visited quite late in the afternoon and there […]

JJ’s Dairy Bar – New Ice Cream Bar in Pocklington

JJ’s Dairy Bar – New Ice Cream Bar in Pocklington

In my younger days I worked in an ice cream parlour in California. There are not many Yorkshire lasses that can say that! It was in San Jose (like the ‘do you know the way?’ song). I love ice cream, so it was a dream […]

Ride Your Own Unicorn! Pony Parties at Burnby Equestrian, nr York

Ride Your Own Unicorn! Pony Parties at Burnby Equestrian, nr York

Birthday parties are hard work! We have got to the grand ages of seven and almost nine so have tried a few variations (some have been harder work than others!) Ride your own Unicorn My daughter loves unicorns, and when we were looking for a […]

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) – Riding the Hogwarts Express

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) – Riding the Hogwarts Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) – So September has blown in and the leaves are beginning to take on their Autumnal hue. What better way to welcome the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness than taking the Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade Station? (Otherwise known as […]

Games and Good Food at Joe’s Kitchen, York

Games and Good Food at Joe’s Kitchen, York

Joe’s Kitchen is a modern family friendly restaurant, newly opened on Coney Street in York. It is right next to the Mansion House where Cafe Rouge used to be. Light and Airy Decoration It’s a lovely light and airy restaurant with plenty of nooks and crannies […]

Gardens, Bikes and an Adventure Playground – Beningbrough Hall

Gardens, Bikes and an Adventure Playground – Beningbrough Hall

eningbrough Hall is a 15 minute drive from the outskirts of York. The gardens are lovely and a pleasure to wander through. Look out for the greenhouse which houses a really old grapevine (I was told how old and have now forgotten and Google isn’t […]