8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2020

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester – Here at 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 are Santa’s Grottos, Ice Skating, Magical Lanterns and Illuminated Christmas Trails.  … Read more

Festive Christmas in the Lake District 2020 – What’s On?

Christmas in the Lake District 2020 – Looking for Christmas events in the Lake District/Cumbria?  Looking to visit Santa, or a Christmas market in the Lake District?  See our list of fantastic Christmas events in the Lake District with kids.  Also have a look at our list of suggestions for great family hotels in the … Read more

The Northern Lights Express – Christmas at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Northern Lights Express - Christmas at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

There is a new Christmas experience on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway – The Northern Lights!  NYMR have long run Santa Specials (and still do) but this is a service aimed at adults and older children.  The steam train is magnificently lit on both sides and even the top with multicoloured lights.  It’s a real … Read more

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2019

Ice skating rink at Lotherton

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in Yorkshire at Christmas.  I shall update the list as venues … Read more

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York Designer Outlet 2019

Visiting Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is one of our favourite family traditions before Christmas, and this year was no exception.  As soon as November hits, the kids are asking when we are going ice skating. Last year, I made a video of our day out: We love Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet … Read more