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Yorkshire Wonders

Yorkshire Wonders

Lifestyle, Days Out and Family Travel

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Jack’s Restaurant Pocklington –  New Chinese Takeaway

Jack’s Restaurant Pocklington – New Chinese Takeaway

Jack’s Restaurant Pocklington – Over the weekend a new Chinese restaurant opened in Pocklington where the old Garden Chinese restaurant was.  Now, we have always been regulars at the Garden but you could definitely seen a decline in recent months, which is always a real […]

Rockliffe Hall Review – Family Friendly Luxury Hotel

Rockliffe Hall Review – Family Friendly Luxury Hotel

Rockliffe Hall Review, a Luxury Hotel in County Durham – Rockliffe Hall is a beautiful family friendly country house hotel in County Durham.  It’s set in stunning grounds and has its own golf club and spa.  We visited last weekend with the children.  It was […]

Rain Man at The Leeds Grand Theatre

Rain Man at The Leeds Grand Theatre

Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company’s production of Rain Man; set to run at Leeds Grand Theatre from Mon 29 October to Saturday 3 November 2018. Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Rain Man will […]

Dirty Dancing at the Grand Opera House, York – Review

Dirty Dancing at the Grand Opera House, York – Review

Last night I went to see Dirty Dancing, at the Grand Opera House, York. Now, I remember going to see it at the cinema (when it was The Odeon on Blossom Street). I completely fell in love with Patrick Swayze, I mean, how could you […]

Sumo Flemingate, Pan Asian Restaurant in Beverley – Review

Sumo Flemingate, Pan Asian Restaurant in Beverley – Review

Sumo Flemingate, Pan Asian Restaurant in Beverley – Sumo is a pan Asian restaurant and takeaway in Flemingate, Beverley. It’s tucked away around the corner from the cinema so it could be easy to miss – but it would be a shame if you did.  […]

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

I think Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to travel and visit Festive Christmas Markets and events!  I have gathered suggestions of some of the most magical festivals of Christmas around the world, written by other travel bloggers.   Bolzano Christmas Market, Italy […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2018.  Here are the dates of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like your Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley 2018 – here is the official press release for 2018, but don’t miss my review from last year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 27th-31st).  The North Yorkshire theme […]

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review – I have had no end of problems with our old dishwasher so was overjoyed to be able to review this new spangly freestanding white one from Hotpoint.  It’s an ULTIMA HFO 3P23 WL for reference. To begin with it has a […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto 2018/19- The Grand Old Dame of York

York Theatre Royal Panto – York’s legendary long-serving dame Berwick Kaler has announced the title of his 40th pantomime at the Theatre Royal.  Traditionally, he reveals the title of the forthcoming show on the last night of the panto – and this year was no […]