Tag: Yorkshire

Campfires and Celestial Fireworks – Jollydays Glamping for Families

Campfires and Celestial Fireworks – Jollydays Glamping for Families

Our woodland tent was huge. I think perhaps the name tent is misleading. Whilst technically it is a tent as it’s made from canvas, it has the feel more of a woodland lodge. Outdoor Living You approach the lodge via a very large deck, so […]

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 […]

Afternoon Tea at The Principal York Hotel

Afternoon Tea at The Principal York Hotel

It does not happen very often, but recently I went out without the kids! You can probably tell that I love my days out with the kids, but every so often it’s nice to go somewhere on my own. And what better place to go […]

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 […]

Children’s Theatre at The Pocklington Arts Centre

Children’s Theatre at The Pocklington Arts Centre

Throughout the year, mainly during school holidays the Pocklington Arts Centre stages plays for children. The venue itself is not huge and so has a much friendlier, more intimate feel.   Children are welcomed and usually have a good view from wherever they sit. If […]

Fraisthorpe, Best Family Friendly Beach?

Fraisthorpe, Best Family Friendly Beach?

As a family, we love our beach days. One of our favourite beaches in Yorkshire can be found at Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington. What makes it so special is that there is very little there other than the beach! In high summer there is sometimes a […]