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Rockpooling with the Kids on Filey Brigg

Rockpooling with the Kids on Filey Brigg

Over the weekend we had a trip to Filey and went rock-pooling on Filey Brigg. Fishing Nets The kids had a fabulous time! We bought them a fishing net each. Have a look at these (photo below!) on Amazon if you haven’t bought fishing nets […]

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

I’ve written about Fraisthorpe beach before but wanted to also write about our recent visit the day after Boxing Day. It was a gloriously sunny day and – the crucial factor – there was no wind!  Mr Wonders gave me a metal detector for my […]

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 […]

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. […]

A Day Out with Pokémon Go – a Mum’s Guide

A Day Out with Pokémon Go – a Mum’s Guide

Ok, so you’ve seen all the hype about the latest Pokémon Go craze and you haven’t got a clue what it’s all about? I’d like to say “Let me enlighten you” but I feel that would be a little strong as I am far from […]

Dunnington Park – Affordable family days out near York

Dunnington Park – Affordable family days out near York

I am always looking for free (or virtually free) days out, especially for the long summer holidays when we try to get out and about as much as possible, and it can get expensive. Parks and playgrounds can be a fab day out (when the […]

Fraisthorpe, Best Family Friendly Beach?

Fraisthorpe, Best Family Friendly Beach?

As a family, we love our beach days. One of our favourite beaches in Yorkshire can be found at Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington. What makes it so special is that there is very little there other than the beach! In high summer there is sometimes a […]