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Days Out in Yorkshire

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – Panto on a Tractor

York Maze 2018 – We are big fans of York Maze and visit every year. We like to go carve pumpkins at Halloween too – never Hallowscream though (their scary night time fright fest) as I would have kittens! Full Family Day Out Plan for […]

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner Reviews – Imagination, Maze and Magic

The Forbidden Corner must be one of my favourite places ever! It’s a truly unique place to take the children and there is nowhere that I can think of that is similar. It’s a quirky mix of imagination, maze and magic! If fairies exist then […]

12 Things to do in York with kids

12 Things to do in York with kids

Things to do in York with kids – York is a fabulous place to live and to visit.  I grew up in York, and live just outside York now, so am very familiar with all the lovely things to do.  You will find lots of […]

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Become a Surgeon this Half Term

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds – Have you got the skills needed to work in an operating theatre? Is there a budding surgeon in your family?  Find out by taking part in Junior Surgeon at Thackray Medical Museum this February Half Term.   These hands-on family workshops […]