Days Out in Yorkshire

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 […]

William’s Den at Christmas – Ice Skating!

William’s Den at Christmas – Ice Skating!

We visited William’s Den over the summer and we were really impressed.  Have a look at my review and video here.  Read on for more details of their Christmas offering – an ice skating rink! From their press release: An eco-friendly Christmas skating rink is […]

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience, Leeds, Yorkshire

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience, Leeds, Yorkshire

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience – It was a cold afternoon so we all made sure we had packed our layers as we headed to Lotherton Hall, Leeds for their Christmas Experience. Book the North Pole Experience for Santa in Advance We hadn’t booked, and not […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High – Review

Castle Howard Christmas 2017 – Angels on High – Review

Christmas at Castle Howard is always special.  They really go to town with Christmas trees and fairy lights, in a very tasteful but opulent way. We visited again this year and we weren’t disappointed!  I am very predictable and followed my normal path of taking […]

The Black Swan Helmsley Afternoon Tea

The Black Swan Helmsley Afternoon Tea

Start 2018 as you mean to go on, and book time in the diary to spend with a special someone and enjoy the elegant tradition of Afternoon Tea. There over twenty of the world’s finest teas to choose from, and it won’t break the bank […]

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

    It was a lovely bright and cold day, the day we visited Winter Wonderland this year. The children ice skated with Mr Wonders, accompanied by the music drifting over from the vintage fairground.  It’s a lovely festive thing to do and beautifully lit […]

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

We were very excited to visit and review Christmas at the Museum Gardens in York.  You approach the attraction from Exhibition Square, next to the Art Gallery and opposite the York Theatre Royal.  After walking through a narrow walkway filled with Christmas trees you enter […]

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

‘A Victorian Christmas’ at Harewood House Friday 24 November – Sunday 31 December 2017 (excluding 24, 25, 26 Dec) 10am – 6pm This winter, visit Harewood House for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will […]

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome.  If you like treasure hunts and self guided tours then this is one for you.  I have been sent the below information about spooky tours around the Yorkshire Coast.  Perfect for Halloween or any time really.  I love a good […]

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

York Railway Museum – Future Engineers during October Half Term

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway Museum for two weeks over half term.  It runs from the 21st of October until the 5th of November.  The York Railway Museum is free. This October half term, the National Railway Museum’s biggest event ‘Future Engineers’ returns […]