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10 Festive Christmas Events in Cheshire 2019

10 Festive Christmas Events in Cheshire 2019

A Fairytale Christmas Mansion at Tatton Park Fairytales are the theme of the décor at Tatton this year – from the state rooms to the servants’ quarters – with music adding to the special atmosphere. It’s just one of several seasonal celebrations here this winter […]

Reasons to Prepare for 220-1001 Exam and Get CompTIA A+ Certification by Using Practice Tests

Reasons to Prepare for 220-1001 Exam and Get CompTIA A+ Certification by Using Practice Tests

CompTIA is the leading non-profit tech and research association that also certifies professionals with vendor-neutral IT certifications. It has validated the skills and knowledge of more than 2 million professionals in a span of 2 decades. CompTIA credentials are globally known and respected due to […]

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 […]

Hawthorne Suites in Orlando near Disney World – Review

Hawthorne Suites in Orlando near Disney World – Review

We stayed at the Hawthorne Suites hotel last February for the children’s first trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We had a one bedroom suite, which was great as we could put the kids to bed, and then relax ourselves in the next […]

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 […]

How to get your money back if your holiday is cancelled

How to get your money back if your holiday is cancelled

With all this worry about companies going into liquidation I thought this infographic was very useful! We all know it’s a possibility when we book a trip away but like most other not so nice things that *could* happen we never think it’s going to […]

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 […]