Family Days Out

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Every February York hosts its own Jorvik Viking Festival.  Usually cunningly timed to coincide with half term it’s a great one to take the kids to (or time your trip to York during).   Traditional Woodworking Methods Another stall demonstrated traditional wood working methods.  Miss […]

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2017

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2017

Looking for fab family friendly festivals in the UK?  Have a look at our list of some of the best! Latitude Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk Thursday the 13th to Sunday the 16th of July 2017 From their website: With activities and entertainment for Kids, Teens […]

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

I asked lots of parent bloggers around the country where their favourite family days out with the kids in the UK were, and together we came up with this fab list!  I’ve added in a few of my own favourites – don’t miss the reviews!   […]

Drusillas Park and Zoo – East Sussex – a Review

Drusillas Park and Zoo – East Sussex – a Review

Zoe from Juggling on Roller Skates has kindly written about Drusillas Park in East Sussex for us.   Drusilla’s Park is described as more than just a zoo….and it really is! Set in the beautiful Sussex countryside and shadowed by the Sussex Downs Drusilla’s is […]

A Steam Train Ride on the Watercress Line, Hampshire

A Steam Train Ride on the Watercress Line, Hampshire

Eleanor from Savings 4 Savvy Mums has kindly written about The Watercress Line steam railway for us. I have a toddler (2 years and 10 months) and a baby (3 months) and trying to find somewhere appropriate to take both of them and a husband for a day out is becoming […]

A Family Day Out at Dunster Castle, Somerset

A Family Day Out at Dunster Castle, Somerset

Emma Reed has kindly written about Dunster Castle in Somerset for us. This New Year we decided to forget sitting at home and watching the telly (cursing those who woke our son at midnight with fireworks) and chose to take a weekend trip to Exmoor to enjoy […]

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 […]

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2017

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2017

Now, I have to start this post by the admission that I have never been to a festival (family friendly or otherwise!). At least, I have never been to the sort of festival where you camp over. Is there a definition for this type of […]

What’s On for the Kids over February Half-Term 2017 in Yorkshire?

What’s On for the Kids over February Half-Term 2017 in Yorkshire?

I’ve compiled a list of lots of great events and attractions for families over February Half-Term in Yorkshire.  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Yorvik Viking Festival 20th – 26th of February There’s always lots to see […]

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 […]