Yorkshire Wonders

Yorkshire Wonders

Lifestyle, Days Out and Family Travel

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River Walks and The Yorkshire Fish Pass

River Walks and The Yorkshire Fish Pass

I’ve had an abiding love of rivers since I was a child.  In the school holidays we would stay with my Grandma in a small village called Scruton near Northallerton.  We could wander down a public footpath to the River Swale – and we did […]

Sky Pad and The Perfect Storm on Independence of the Seas

Sky Pad and The Perfect Storm on Independence of the Seas

Sky Pad and The Perfect Storm on Independence of the Seas – On the deck where the Flow Rider has always been you will find some great new additions to Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas.  I made a video of all the best bits […]

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

Looking for ideas for things to do in Yorkshire with kids over May half-term?  Here’s a round-up of local family events and activities.  Do also have a look at my big post too: 30+ Fantastic Family Days Out in Yorkshire with the Kids   For […]

Stihl Pressure Washer Review – RE 88

Stihl Pressure Washer Review – RE 88

Stihl Pressure Washer Review, RE 88 – We have a York Stone patio that over the winter has become dark and a bit slippery.  I bought a pressure washer last year and washed the patio about three weeks ago, but really haven’t been impressed with […]

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

It was a beautifully sunny day, on the day I sampled the City Cruises Afternoon Tea cruise on the River Ouse in York. Myself and my old school friends got together for a good natter and a relaxing trip down the river. I love afternoon […]

Cyclefest at Sledmere House – Win a Family Ticket with Experience Freedom

Cyclefest at Sledmere House – Win a Family Ticket with Experience Freedom

We live in a beautiful part of the world here in Yorkshire and we love our family days out.  The kids love cycling but we don’t tend to get them on their bikes as much as we should so I was happy to see that […]

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – I recently had the good fortune to try the Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy in York. The restaurant itself is really beautiful, with an art deco feel evoking a feeling of timeless elegance. It overlooks the Mansion House in […]

Wizzili – The Personal Assistant for Busy Parents

Wizzili – The Personal Assistant for Busy Parents

It has to be said I am quite a geeky girl.  I love technology and am always really excited when a new product comes out that has a real practical use and will make a difference to my life.  Wizzili is billed as ‘The Personal […]

Cobra MX4140V Cordless Lawnmower – Review

Cobra MX4140V Cordless Lawnmower – Review

I have never had a cordless lawnmower before and was keen to try one so I was very happy when Cobra kindly offered to send us one to try out. Our old petrol lawnmower finally went to mow the lawn in the sky at the […]

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

This weekend we were invited to have a day out using Northern.  This is to help highlight a brilliant deal that will be available in the next couple of weeks – unlimited travel on their network for a day or the whole weekend.  You can […]