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Ripley’s Believe it or Not, London – Fab and Funny!

Ripley’s Believe it or Not, London – Fab and Funny!

While we were in London recently we reviewed Ripley’s Believe it or Not. The mirror maze was a big smash with my family (smash, did you see what I did there? No? Ok, moving on…,). Anyway it was and they loved it. I have no […]

Varekai – Cirque du Soleil at Leeds First Direct Arena – Review

Varekai – Cirque du Soleil at Leeds First Direct Arena – Review

This review was kindly written by Teresa Buckle for Yorkshire Wonders.  Cirque du Soleil is touring the UK at the moment with its latest show Varekai. The show follows a loose story of Icarus who early in the show flies too close to the sun […]

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Are you looking for inspiration for what to do with the kids over Easter in Yorkshire?  Read on!  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Lightwater Valley, Ripon Lightwater Valley theme park will be fully open again for […]

With a Hey Nonny! Taking Kids to the Medieval Banquet, London

With a Hey Nonny! Taking Kids to the Medieval Banquet, London

As you approach the doorway of the Medieval Banquet in London you will see two shiny suits of armour standing guard – the whole place is wonderfully themed.  Then, you will descend into the beautifully lit cellars and be greeted by the costumed players before being […]

Top Ten Travel Must Haves for Family Travel

Top Ten Travel Must Haves for Family Travel

I have compiled my top ten travel ‘must haves’ for beach holidays with school age children.  Not only that, I have colour co-ordinated them in a lovely soft pink.  Because, well, I like pink!  I’ve collated them on a mood board over on Pinterest. Firstly, if it […]

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

I love straw hats on Miss H, she just looks so cute and summery in them!  I found this plain hat (just £3 in Primark) and the brim is fabulous, but I wanted to make it really stand out with adding peonies.  How to decorate […]

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 […]

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill, London – Great Family Friendly Restaurant

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill, London – Great Family Friendly Restaurant

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill in London really is a fab restaurant to take the kids.  We visited the one in York last summer and really liked it, so we chose it as one of the places we would go on our visit to London.  It’s […]

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Every so often I get chance to go down to London, have a meal and a girly natter and see a show.  On my last trip I managed to visit the Adelphi theatre to see the London musical Kinky Boots. I was a bit worried […]

Great Ideas for a Kids’ Birthday Party near York

Great Ideas for a Kids’ Birthday Party near York

Are you looking for birthday party venues for where to have your next kids’ party in and around York?  I’ve put a list together with lots of great ideas.  Some you might know about already and some that may be new to you. Our List […]