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Days Out in Yorkshire

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 […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley 2018 – here is the official press release for 2018, but don’t miss my review from last year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 27th-31st).  The North Yorkshire theme […]

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2018

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2018

Halloween events Yorkshire – the summer holidays are behind us, Christmas is still a little way off, so what’s the next big family event on the horizon? Halloween of course! I love Halloween, with its opportunity for the kids to dress up in spooky costumes, […]

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 […]

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 […]

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

York Dungeon Review – a Scary Day Out in the Dungeons

It’s many years since I have been to the York Dungeon and it has changed massively in that time. I was, I am slightly embarrassed to admit a little apprehensive beforehand. Was it going to be too scary or worse (for me) gorey? As you […]

Visiting Flamingoland Yorkshire Theme Park

Visiting Flamingoland Yorkshire Theme Park

Flamingoland Yorkshire – we visit Flamingo Land every year, usually in the Spring as it’s a favourite day out for Mr Wonders who likes to go on Father’s Day which we did this year.  We sometimes visit and have reviewed Halloween too.  Father’s Day this year […]

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

Looking for ideas for things to do in Yorkshire with kids over May half-term?  Here’s a round-up of local family events and activities.  Do also have a look at my big post too: 30+ Fantastic Family Days Out in Yorkshire with the Kids   For […]

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

This weekend we were invited to have a day out using Northern.  This is to help highlight a brilliant deal that will be available in the next couple of weeks – unlimited travel on their network for a day or the whole weekend.  You can […]

Fraisthorpe Beach Info and a Cowshed Beach Cafe Review

Fraisthorpe Beach Info and a Cowshed Beach Cafe Review

Fraisthorpe Beach – As a family, we love our beach days. One of our favourite beaches in Yorkshire can be found at Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington. What makes it so special is that there is very little there other than the beach! In high summer there […]