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The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome.  If you like treasure hunts and self guided tours then this is one for you.  I have been sent the below information about spooky tours around the Yorkshire Coast.  Perfect for Halloween or any time really.  I love a good […]

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway Museum for two weeks over half term.  It runs from the 21st of October until the 5th of November.  The York Railway Museum is free. This October half term, the National Railway Museum’s biggest event ‘Future Engineers’ returns […]

Toy Advent Calendars 2017 – Ten of the Best!

Toy Advent Calendars 2017 – Ten of the Best!

Toy advent calendars 2017.  Here is our list of the best toy advent calendars in 2017. Disney Frozen – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Advent Calendar Open a new window each day to reveal a surprise figure.  Includes 25 figures inside.  Figures fit inside tree shaped package.  […]

New Year’s Eve York 2017 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2017 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York.  Looking for what to do at New Year in York?  I’ve found the information surprisingly sparse on the internet so have put a list together of the events I have found in York.  I’ve found black tie dinners, pantomimes and nightclub […]

Halloween – Fabulous Gifts and Ideas for a Spooktacular Time!

Halloween – Fabulous Gifts and Ideas for a Spooktacular Time!

Little Horrors from Zatchels Ooh, I love these Halloween themed ‘Little Horrors’ leather satchels from Zatchels!  Their new monster barrel bags are the perfect way to add a hint of colour and happiness to complement your look. Priced at £60.  Available in a range of happy […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High 18 November 2017 – 23 December 2017 We love a Castle Howard Christmas trip and have visited the last few years.  I love the opulent Christmassy feel to the house, and the grounds are beautiful on a frosty […]

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2018

Family Friendly Festivals in Yorkshire 2018

Yorkshire Festival 2018 – Now, I have to start this post by the admission that I have never been to a festival (family friendly or otherwise!). At least, I have never been to the sort of festival where you camp over. Is there a definition for […]

Tips for Travelling with kids that have allergies

Tips for Travelling with kids that have allergies

A first holiday abroad as a family with little ones in tow can be daunting.  Try doing it with one child that has a severe allergic reaction to nuts, sesame, diary, eggs and bananas and the other that not only doesn’t travel well but also […]

Ugly Duckling by tutti frutti at The Theatre Royal York – Review

Ugly Duckling by tutti frutti at The Theatre Royal York – Review

We recently saw ‘Ugly Duckling’ at the York Theatre Royal. The play was in The Studio in the theatre. If you have not been before, it’s not in the main part of the theatre, it’s a smaller stage in the centre of the room. To […]

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York.  If you are looking for a lovely Christmassy place to take the children ice skating then the Ice Factor at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is ideal. Situated in the grounds of the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet on the outskirts of York it […]


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The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome.  If you like treasure hunts and self guided tours then this is one for you.  I have been sent the below information about spooky tours around the Yorkshire Coast.  Perfect for Halloween or any time really.  I love a good […]

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway Museum for two weeks over half term.  It runs from the 21st of October until the 5th of November.  The York Railway Museum is free. This October half term, the National Railway Museum’s biggest event ‘Future Engineers’ returns […]

New Year’s Eve York 2017 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2017 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York.  Looking for what to do at New Year in York?  I’ve found the information surprisingly sparse on the internet so have put a list together of the events I have found in York.  I’ve found black tie dinners, pantomimes and nightclub […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High 18 November 2017 – 23 December 2017 We love a Castle Howard Christmas trip and have visited the last few years.  I love the opulent Christmassy feel to the house, and the grounds are beautiful on a frosty […]

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York.  If you are looking for a lovely Christmassy place to take the children ice skating then the Ice Factor at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is ideal. Situated in the grounds of the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet on the outskirts of York it […]