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Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Discover a fantastical new seasonal adventure at Lightwater Valley this Christmas with the enchanting Alice in Winterland (Selected dates from Friday 22nd November – Monday 30th December). Click here for other Christmas activities in Yorkshire. Families can delight in the festive […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

Christmas events Yorkshire 2019 – Are you looking for events and things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, attractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire.  I’ll add […]

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2019?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2019?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018? – York Christmas market runs from the 14th of November to the 22nd of December in 2019.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded to be […]

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2019

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2019

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Christmas in Yorkshire means lots of fantastic festive Christmas Markets.  So if you are looking for gifts and decorations or just an atmospheric Christmassy day out, the Christmas Markets in Yorkshire have plenty to offer!  As well as Christmas Markets, there […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 – York Theatre Royal’s pantomime family Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and David Leonard will reunite this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty from 7 December to 25 January. Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler, who stepped down in February as […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – The 12 Days of Christmas at Castle Howard runs from 17 November to 31 December 2018.  Tickets go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 4 September 2018 It’s 112 days (from Tuesday 4 September) until the big day itself, but with […]

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story – At the weekend we visited the York Chocolate Story to see Santa. We had a really lovely time, and the kids really enjoyed it. I shall tell you all about it so you can decide whether […]

How to Make Your Home Feel More Like a Grotto This Christmas

How to Make Your Home Feel More Like a Grotto This Christmas

There’s no better Christmassy feel than dwelling in a grotto! While it used to be that we’d all have to take a trip to our local shopping centres to visit Santa’s grotto, today, we can temporarily transform our homes to the same affect. Now, the […]

William’s Den at Christmas 2018 – Ice Skating!

William’s Den at Christmas 2018 – Ice Skating!

We love visiting Williams Den, near North Cave in East Yorkshire in the summer but this is the first time we have been at Christmas. I was really impressed by the Christmas decorations from the start, both inside and outside looked beautifully festive.  Here is […]

Winter Wonderland and Peter Pan on Ice – London

Winter Wonderland and Peter Pan on Ice – London

Last week we visited London to review the fabulous New Road Hotel and while we were there we visited Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park for the first time ever.  For those of you who don’t know, Winter Wonderland is a huge Christmas themed funfair.  The […]