Tag: Yorkshire

Yorkshire Spas – Spa Hotels and Breaks in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Spas – Spa Hotels and Breaks in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Spas – there are some fabulous spa hotels in Yorkshire, many I have been lucky enough to visit.  I have separated my list into four sections; spa days North Yorkshire, spa days South Yorkshire, spa days West Yorkshire and spa days East Yorkshire.  What […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2017.  Here are the date of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like you Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Halloween Events Yorkshire 2017

Halloween Events Yorkshire 2017

Halloween events Yorkshire – the summer holidays are behind us, Christmas is still a little way off, so what’s the next big family event on the horizon? Halloween of course! I love Halloween, with its opportunity for the kids to dress up in spooky costumes, […]

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 […]

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 […]