Christmas at Mother Shipton’s – Visit Santa in the Christmas Village

Christmas at Mother Shiptons

Christmas at Mother Shipton’s – Santa is flying here to see you! Let the twinkling lights draw you into the wonder of Mother Shipton’s magical, memory-making Christmas experience. Wander through the gorgeous winter woodland to see the enchanted Christmas Village, festooned with festive delights and merry displays to marvel at along the way.   Chief … Read more

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in York (and nearby!) 2021

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2021.  How nice it is to get a bit more back to normal!  While not every bonfire and fireworks might be going on this year, there will be an awful lot more that last year!  There are some displays both before and after … Read more

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at York Designer Outlet 2021

Visiting Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is one of our favourite family traditions before Christmas.  As soon as November hits, the kids are asking when we are going ice skating. Further down this post is a video and review of the year before last so you can get an idea of what to expect.   York’s favourite … Read more

Castle Howard Christmas 2021 – Christmas in Narnia

york at Christmas

Christmas at Castle Howard – for us, Christmas would not be Christmas without a trip to Castle Howard!  This year’s theme is Narnia and runs from Saturday 13th November 2021 until Monday 3rd January 2022. Step through the wardrobe into a magical adventure this festive season. An ice spell has been cast on this mystical land … Read more

Giveaway – a £100 BuyaGift Voucher!

We have got together with lots of other lovely bloggers to bring you this great giveaway, please do enter!   For today’s competition, we have two prizes to offer you. The first prize is a £100 BuyAGift Voucher and the second prize is a £25 BuyAGift voucher. Both of these awesome prizes will come in handy for … Read more

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2021

Halloween events Yorkshire – it’s been a funny old year but there are still lots of Halloween events going on – though please do check individual websites in case things change.   I also have a post on the best pumpkin patches in Yorkshire. So the question is, where are the best Halloween events in Yorkshire … Read more

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2021

York at Christmas

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 information of what’s happening this Christmas from festive markets, to … Read more