Author: <span class="vcard">Nikki</span>

Halloween Events Yorkshire 2017

Halloween Events Yorkshire 2017

Halloween events Yorkshire – the summer holidays are behind us, Christmas is still a little way off, so what’s the next big family event on the horizon? Halloween of course! I love Halloween, with its opportunity for the kids to dress up in spooky costumes, […]

*New* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk and Fairy-tale Christmas Village

*New* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk and Fairy-tale Christmas Village

Thursday 16 November 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018 4:45pm – 9:30pm daily (except Christmas Day) Now, if you have read anything I else I have written, you will know I love Christmas events!  I am very excited about this one!  I love the Museum […]

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Christmas in Yorkshire means lots of fantastic festive Christmas Markets.  So if you are looking for gifts and decorations or just an atmospheric Christmassy day out, the Christmas Markets in Yorkshire have plenty to offer!  As well as Christmas Markets, there […]

Glamping Yorkshire – Unique and Quirky Places

Glamping Yorkshire – Unique and Quirky Places

Glamping Yorkshire – there are some fantastic places for glamping in Yorkshire.  You can choose to stay in log cabins, geodomes, Hobbit hides, safari lodges or gypsy caravans.  From luxury glamping with hot tubs to more rustic yurt holidays. So many places to treat yourself […]

Back-to-School Essentials – Shoes, Backpacks, Stationery and More

Back-to-School Essentials – Shoes, Backpacks, Stationery and More

I am always sorry when the summer holidays end, as I love the freedom of days out and no stress from the school run!  I do love the feeling of a fresh start that back to school brings though.  It heralds the transition into Autumn, […]

Christmas Events in the Lake District/Cumbria with Kids

Christmas Events in the Lake District/Cumbria with Kids

Looking for Christmas events in Cumbria?  See our list of fantastic Christmas events in the Lake District with kids. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Santa Express 2017 – 2nd December 2017 to 3rd December 2017, 9th December 2017 to 10th December 2017, 16th December 2017 to […]

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ in The Lake District

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ in The Lake District

The views from the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ boats are stunning. We boarded our boat at Pooley Bridge, after a full English breakfast at Granny Dowbekins (recommended!).  Gift Shop at Pooley Bridge There is a small shop at the beginning of the pier where you pay for […]

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

There are so many fabulous Christmas events and attractions in the UK.  Here is a list of the best suggested by some fellow UK Family Bloggers.  Also see my Ten Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire post for more Yorkshire based festivities! Hever Castle Hever Castle […]

Lowther Castle – Finding the Fairytale Lost Castle in The Lake District

Lowther Castle – Finding the Fairytale Lost Castle in The Lake District

Lowther Castle was a real high point of our trip to the Lake District. The castle itself is derelict but still beautiful with lots of nooks and crannies for the children to explore. You can take some really gorgeous photos of the children here!  (And […]

Robin Hood at the York Theatre Royal – Review

Robin Hood at the York Theatre Royal – Review

We saw Robin Hood, The Arrow of Destiny at the York Theatre Royal and it was brilliant! Before I talk about the show, I must mention that in the foyer they have a rack of children’s costumes.  You can dress up your kids and get great […]