Mayhem at Piglets Adventure Farm, York

Piglets Adventure Farm Park York

If you are looking for an outdoor active fun park then Piglets, near York really fits the bill. It’s even better when they have a themed event running. We visited over half term when they had their May May-hem week.  Piglets is really good especially for younger children. They have had a bit of a … Read more

Half Term at Creepy Crawlies Soft Play, York

Creepy Crawlies York

We braved a very busy Tuesday in Creepy Crawlies, this half term. It’s the biggest soft play centre in York.  It was, as would be expected, quite manic, but we managed to secure a parking space (they have an overspill car park) and a table which are the things that matter most to me! The children … Read more

Pirates and Princesses at Burton Agnes Hall, East Yorkshire

Don’t miss Pirates and Princesses day at Burton Agnes Hall, it’s a fabulous day out for families.  We have visited for the last two years and it’s definitely a highlight of our summer days out. Everyone really gets into the spirit of the thing, dressing up in the appropriate costumes. There are usually a couple … Read more

Children’s Theatre at The Pocklington Arts Centre

Throughout the year, mainly during school holidays the Pocklington Arts Centre stages plays for children. The venue itself is not huge and so has a much friendlier, more intimate feel.   Children are welcomed and usually have a good view from wherever they sit. If you book early you can often get front row seats … Read more

A Day Out at Castle Howard with Children

Most people are familiar with the lavish elegance of Castle Howard from screen adaptations of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited. My kids, however, are most familiar with its adventure playground, and as adventure playgrounds go, it’s a good one! It covers a large space and all ages are well catered for. There are benches scattered around … Read more