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York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – We are big fans of York Maze and visit every year. We like to go carve pumpkins at Halloween too – never Hallowscream though (their scary night time fright fest) as I would have kittens! Full Family Day Out Plan for […]

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner must be one of my favourite places ever! It’s a truly unique place to take the children and there is nowhere that I can think of that is similar. It’s a quirky mix of imagination, maze and magic! If fairies exist then […]

Lapland UK Reviews – Visit the real Father Christmas!

Lapland UK Reviews – Visit the real Father Christmas!

Looking for a UK Lapland?  Where is Lapland UK?  It’s near Ascot and Windsor, to the West of London, and a long way from Yorkshire, but I had heard such amazing things about it that when we were given the chance to go, of course I […]

12 Things to do in York with kids

12 Things to do in York with kids

Things to do in York with kids – York is a fabulous place to live and to visit.  I grew up in York, and live just outside York now, so am very familiar with all the lovely things to do.  You will find lots of […]

Awful Auntie at The Grand Opera House, York – Review

Awful Auntie at The Grand Opera House, York – Review

Master T is a huge David Walliams fan.  He’s read every book many times, so was thrilled to be going to see the stage production of Awful Auntie at the Grand Opera House, York.  He wasn’t disappointed; he thought it was brilliant.  He sat in […]

Gtech Pro Reviews – Cordless Bagged Vacuum Cleaner

Gtech Pro Reviews – Cordless Bagged Vacuum Cleaner

Gtech Pro Reviews – Cordless Bagged Vacuum Cleaner I’ve had a bagless vacuum for years, ever since I won a Dyson on Wheel of Fortune (yes, really, but that’s a story for another day…!).  I went through two more Dysons after that then switched to […]

Afternoon Tea in York – 9 of the Best Places

Afternoon Tea in York – 9 of the Best Places

Afternoon tea in York – I love afternoon tea, and living near York I am lucky enough to have lots of places to choose from.  Here are some of my favourites and some places I have yet to try.  You can go for traditional afternoon […]

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Are you looking for inspiration for what to do with the kids over Easter in Yorkshire?  Read on!  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Lightwater Valley, Ripon Lightwater Valley theme park will be fully open again on […]

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Have you got the skills needed to work in an operating theatre? Is there a budding surgeon in your family?  Find out by taking part in Junior Surgeon at Thackray Medical Museum this February Half Term.   These hands-on family workshops […]

10 Things to do in Manchester with Kids

10 Things to do in Manchester with Kids

The best things to do with kids in Manchester – one of the country’s most fun cities Manchester is a great city for kids. The city centre is compact, manageable and packed with things to do. The suburbs are just a short ride away, and […]


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York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – We are big fans of York Maze and visit every year. We like to go carve pumpkins at Halloween too – never Hallowscream though (their scary night time fright fest) as I would have kittens! Full Family Day Out Plan for […]

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner must be one of my favourite places ever! It’s a truly unique place to take the children and there is nowhere that I can think of that is similar. It’s a quirky mix of imagination, maze and magic! If fairies exist then […]

12 Things to do in York with kids

12 Things to do in York with kids

Things to do in York with kids – York is a fabulous place to live and to visit.  I grew up in York, and live just outside York now, so am very familiar with all the lovely things to do.  You will find lots of […]

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Have you got the skills needed to work in an operating theatre? Is there a budding surgeon in your family?  Find out by taking part in Junior Surgeon at Thackray Medical Museum this February Half Term.   These hands-on family workshops […]

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Every February York hosts its own Jorvik Viking Festival.  Usually cunningly timed to coincide with half term it’s a great one to take the kids to (or time your trip to York during).  If you scroll down the post, you can see my review from […]