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Swinton Country Club and Spa Day Review

Swinton Country Club and Spa Day Review

Swinton Country Club and Spa Day Review – We stayed in a fabulous tree lodge at the Swinton Bivouac in North Yorkshire earlier this year, and ever since then I have been keen to return to try out the Swinton Country Club and Spa. It […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Women 2019

Christmas Gift Guide for Women 2019

Christmas Gift Guide for Women 2019 – of all my gift guides, I think the one for women is the easiest to find ideas for!  I think women are much easier to buy for!  Anyway, here are my suggestions: Floating 10mm Acrylic Photo Panel A […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty – Review!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty – Review!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 Sleeping Beauty, Review – So last night we went along to see Sleeping Beauty at the York Theatre Royal. This was the first year that Berwick Kaler was not in the panto as the dame. However, as the writer and […]

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale – Yorkshire Dales

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale – Yorkshire Dales

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale Review – This weekend we went along to the brand new Polar Express Train Ride in Yorkshire.  It was new to us too as we have never done a Polar Express ride and really didn’t know what to […]

RED RIDING HOOD THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

RED RIDING HOOD THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO AT CITY VARIETIES LEEDS

Last night we took a family trip to Leeds City Varieties to watch the legendary Rock n’ Roll Panto. This year’s offering of Red Riding Hood was not only going to be a fun evening out, it was also Seth’s (5) first ever panto trip….OH […]

A Spa Day at Titanic Spa, Huddersfield – Review

A Spa Day at Titanic Spa, Huddersfield – Review

A Spa Day at Titanic Spa, Huddersfield, Review – Last week I visited the Titanic Spa in Huddersfield for the first time.  The spa is  within a restored 20th-century textile mill, whose ground floor is given over to the spa, with apartment style accommodation above. […]

Real Christmas Tree by Post – a Pines and Needles Review

Real Christmas Tree by Post – a Pines and Needles Review

Real Christmas Tree by Post – a Pines and Needles Review – I am sure you can probably tell by the amount of Christmas events we attend and write about, that I love Christmas! Every year when I take my Christmas tree down I feel […]

The Northern Lights Express – Christmas at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Northern Lights Express – Christmas at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

There is a new Christmas experience on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway – The Northern Lights!  NYMR have long run Santa Specials (and still do) but this is a brand new service for 2019 aimed at adults and older children.  The steam train is magnificently […]

A Dickensian Christmas at York Castle Museum 2019

A Dickensian Christmas at York Castle Museum 2019

A Dickensian Christmas at York Castle Museum 2019 – I have always loved the York Castle Museum and have been an occasional visitor since I was a child. We took the kids when they were younger – you can see that review here. But, this […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2019

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2019

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in […]