Family Days Out

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2017.  Here are the date of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like you Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

I am a huge panto fan and think we are very lucky to have such great ones in York.  This year the Grand Opera House York panto is Beauty and the Beast.  I am planning to review it later in the year, but if you […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Panto on a Tractor – Fun at York Maze

Panto on a Tractor – Fun at York Maze

We are big fans of York Maze and visit every year. We like to go carve pumpkins at Halloween too – never Hallowscream though (their scary night time fright fest) as I would have kittens! Full Family Day Out Plan for a full day out […]

William’s Den, Adventure Play in East Yorkshire – Review

William’s Den, Adventure Play in East Yorkshire – Review

William’s Den is the brand new family attraction opened recently near North Cave in East Yorkshire. We visited last weekend and we loved it! There is a large outside adventure playground with lots of space between the equipment.  The setting is idyllic – beautiful green […]

Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire 2017

Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire 2017

Are you looking for things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, atractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire. The Snowman – at York Minster 16th December 2017 […]