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Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

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. This year, I have made a video of our day out: […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

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 […]

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

I think Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to travel and visit Festive Christmas Markets and events!  I have gathered suggestions of some of the most magical festivals of Christmas around the world, written by other travel bloggers.   Bolzano Christmas Market, Italy […]

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

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. To add to the atmosphere the York […]

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018? – York Christmas market runs from the 15th of November to the 23rd of December.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded to be the whole […]

New Year’s Eve York 2018 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2018 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2018.  Looking for what to do at New Year in York?  I’ve found the information surprisingly sparse on the internet so have put a list together of the events I have found in York.  I’ve found black tie dinners, pantomimes and […]

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK

There are so many fabulous Christmas events and attractions in the UK.  Here is a list of the best suggested by some fellow UK Family Bloggers.  Also see my Ten Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire post for more Yorkshire based festivities! Lapland UK We visited […]

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2018

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2018

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 […]

Lapland UK Reviews – See exactly what’s included!

Lapland UK Reviews – See exactly what’s included!

Looking for a UK Lapland?  Where is Lapland UK?  It’s near Ascot and Windsor, to the West of London, and a long way from Yorkshire, but I had heard such amazing things about it that when we were given the chance to go, of course I […]

The Snowman York Minster – Christmas Event with Orchestra – Review

The Snowman York Minster – Christmas Event with Orchestra – Review

We watched The Snowman Tour in York Minster and it was just magical!  The Minster is such a majestic building, it really is a privilege to watch such a lovely Christmassy film there (and yes, I cried at the end!).  It would have been lovely […]