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Bean Bag Bazaar – Win a Giant Beanbag and Review

Bean Bag Bazaar – Win a Giant Beanbag and Review

Bean Bag Bazaar – Win a Giant Beanbag and Review – My son has been asking for a big beanbag all year so when I had the chance to review one from Bean Bag Bazaar I was very happy indeed!    We choose the faux […]

A Carita Facial at Middlethorpe Hall Spa in York – Review

A Carita Facial at Middlethorpe Hall Spa in York – Review

A Carita Facial at Middlethorpe Hall Spa in York – I recently visited Middlethorpe Hall for a Champagne Afternoon Tea and a Spa Day.  You approach the spa at Middlethorpe Hall via a cute little cottage. Once you go through the front door though, the […]

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019 – Here are Yorkshire Wonders we are massive Christmas fans.  We are often in Manchester over Christmas, so I thought I would put a list together of some of the fabulous Christmas events going on this year!  There […]

Hallowtween at York Maze – How Scary is it?

Hallowtween at York Maze – How Scary is it?

York Maze have been doing the extremely successful Hallowscream event for many years, but this year is the first Hallowtween event aimed at ages 10 to 15 and adults of a more nervous persuasion!  Now, full disclosure, I have never been to a scare maze […]

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York – If you like the idea of afternoon tea in a stately home hotel then this one is for you!  Earlier this week I had a lovely facial and spa day at Middlethorpe Hall in York. Afterwards […]

An Accessible Family Weekend at Haven Primrose Valley, Filey

An Accessible Family Weekend at Haven Primrose Valley, Filey

Now, as a child I had many happy holidays at Haven Primrose Valley, near Filey in Yorkshire.  Last weekend I visited with my mum, two children and niece in tow.   It’s so different now, but in a good way!  There really is so much to […]

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London – Review

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London – Review

Taking the kids to see Wicked the Musical in London, Review – We recently had a lovely, luxurious family weekend away in London.  We sampled the magnificent Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea at Taj, 51 Buckingham Gate and stayed in a plush family suite at […]

A Luxury Family Stay at St James’ Court, a Taj Hotel London – Review

A Luxury Family Stay at St James’ Court, a Taj Hotel London – Review

St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel, London is a beautiful luxury hotel hidden away just near Buckingham Palace.  There is a grand entrance from Buckingham Gate, or you can enter through a secluded courtyard that also leads to Taj, 51 Buckingham Gate. We’ve made a video […]

Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea at the Taj, 51 Buckingham Gate, London

Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea at the Taj, 51 Buckingham Gate, London

The Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate in London ranks as the most theatrical and stunning afternoon tea I have ever had the pleasure to try (and as this post shows I have enjoyed many!).  The afternoon tea perfectly compliments the […]

Eyebrow Threading and Pinching at Blink Brow Bar, York – Review

Eyebrow Threading and Pinching at Blink Brow Bar, York – Review

This week I visited Blink Brow Bar (BBB London) at Fenwick in Coppergate, York.  They specialise in all things brow and eyelash related and I was treated to eyebrow threading and eyebrow pinching.  If, like me you are unsure what that means, bear with and […]