Tag: Castle Howard

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 […]

Bonfire Night and Fireworks Events in the York Area

Bonfire Night and Fireworks Events in the York Area

Sledmere House, near Driffield Saturday the 29th of October Sledmere House hosted a Musical Fireworks Spectacular last year for the first time. We visited and I can honestly say that the fireworks were the best I’d ever seen. They were choreographed to music and wherever […]

Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire

Ten Magical Christmas Events with the Kids in Yorkshire

York’s Christmas Festival There’s lots going on in the centre of York over Christmas (even if there wasn’t, York is so pretty at Christmas it’s always worth a visit!). St Nicholas Fair runs from the 17th of November right up to the 23rd of December, […]

A Day Out at Castle Howard with Children

A Day Out at Castle Howard with Children

Most people are familiar with the lavish elegance of Castle Howard from screen adaptations of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited. My kids, however, are most familiar with its adventure playground, and as adventure playgrounds go, it’s a good one! It covers a large space and all […]