Tag: Days out with the kids

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Riding the Hogwarts Express – The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Riding the Hogwarts Express – The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

So September has blown in and the leaves are beginning to take on their Autumnal hue. What better way to welcome the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness than taking the Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade Station? (Otherwise known as taking a trip on the heritage […]

Toys, Prisons and High Jinks at York Castle Museum

Toys, Prisons and High Jinks at York Castle Museum

It’s been many years since I have been to the York Castle Museum, so I was glad to return recently and take my children. Hubby was not so keen and it took a bit of persuasion that it would be a good idea. I think […]

A Sweet Day Out at York’s Chocolate Story

A Sweet Day Out at York’s Chocolate Story

Now, straight off, let’s just say, I love chocolate. So what better place to visit, umm, what better place to take the children than York’s Chocolate Story? It’s an attraction that is a clever mix of theatre, museum and audience participation. Guided Tour The experience began in […]

Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington is so close to us, we have an annual pass and visit regularly. They have lots of lovely themed events for the children throughout the year from Easter through to Christmas, with summer and Hallowe’en activities in the middle. In […]