Days Out in Yorkshire

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the […]

The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children and it worked really well. […]

The Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park, Leeds

The Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park, Leeds

This review was kindly written by Teresa Buckle for Yorkshire Wonders.  We were very excited to be heading to Roundhay Park in Leeds for the Magical Lantern Festival.   It is the first time this event has been held in Yorkshire so we wrapped up warm […]

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

We are very lucky to live on the Yorkshire Wolds. Our house is high on a hill overlooking the Vale of York. We have fabulous views but often get snowed in over winter (I always stock up on food when winter approaches, just in case!). […]

Santa, a Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Santa, a Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

If you are looking for a lovely Christmassy place to take the children ice skating then the Ice Factor at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is ideal. Situated in the grounds of the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet on the outskirts of York it is easy to get […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park has lots going on as well as their real ice rink, including their illuminated maze and Enchanted Forest. Areas are priced separately so you can do as much or as little as you like. […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

From the moment you step into the entrance you know it is Frightwater time at Lightwater Valley. They have really gone to town with the spooky theming. As we entered there was a bench with a skeleton and antique looking grandfather clock. Next to the […]

Giant Singing Pumpkins, Halloween at York Maze

Giant Singing Pumpkins, Halloween at York Maze

I asked Master T what his favourite thing about our Halloween trip to York Maze was and he told me it was carving his pumpkin. Golden Ticket Pumpkin He saw the ‘Golden Ticket’ notice that somewhere in York Maze’s pumpkin patch there was a pumpkin […]

Halloween Fun at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire

Halloween Fun at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire

Flamingo Land have really got into the Halloween spirit this week (did you see what I did there – out with the Halloween puns in the very first sentence!).  They’ve gone to town decorating the park and so many of the staff were dressed up […]

Halloween Half Term Events in and around York

Halloween Half Term Events in and around York

This article was first published in the Pocklington Post on the 13th of October.  I have added some extra events since I originally wrote the article.  I am hoping to visit as many events as we can squeeze in over the half term and will […]