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The Freeman Cookhouse and Pub Bridlington Autumn Menu

The Freeman Cookhouse and Pub Bridlington Autumn Menu

At the end of October half term we decided on a trip over to Bridlington to have a walk along the beach, a play in the amusements and lunch at The Freeman Cookhouse and Pub.  It’s a lovely big family friendly, modern pub on the […]

Broomstick Training and More at Alnwick Castle

Broomstick Training and More at Alnwick Castle

Broomstick Training and More at Alnwick Castle – It’s many years since I visited Alnwick Castle. We have visited The Alnwick Garden several times, but I have not visited Alnwick Castle since before I had the kids, so it was lovely to return. It’s changed […]

Win one of Five Fabulous Christmas Hampers worth £65!

Win one of Five Fabulous Christmas Hampers worth £65!

I know that you know that I love Christmas.  We review as many local Christmas events as we can, and have a great round up of Christmas events in Yorkshire here. Every so often we get together with other bloggers to launch a great competition […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in and Near York 2019

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in and Near York 2019

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2019.  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 Musical Fireworks […]

Garden of Screams at The Alnwick Garden at Halloween Review

Garden of Screams at The Alnwick Garden at Halloween Review

Garden of Screams at The Alnwick Garden at Halloween Review – We arrived at The Alnwick Garden on a cold but bright day at the end of October, during the half term holidays. We have explored the gardens before and love it there, but that […]

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – York is a truly enchanting place at Christmas. With our lovely cobbled medieval streets providing a backdrop to the festive lights festooning every tree it really is a magical place to visit at Christmas.  Have a look below for lots of […]

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 of the lovely faux fur bean bags from Bean Bag Bazaar I was very […]

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 […]