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What’s on at Leeds Christmas Market – German Christkindelmarkt 2020

What’s on at Leeds Christmas Market – German Christkindelmarkt 2020

Leeds Christmas Market is known as Christkindelmarkt – a traditional German Christmas market. Set out as a festive village, the markets loops around Millennium Square. It’s very pretty, most especially when dusk begins to fall and the twinkling fairy lights cast a magical glow over […]

50+ Family Days Out in Yorkshire with the Kids!

50+ Family Days Out in Yorkshire with the Kids!

Family days out in Yorkshire – I am lucky to live in a fantastic place where there are so many fabulous family days out in Yorkshire to enjoy with the kids!  Have a look at the list of the days of with kids below that […]

28 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2020

28 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2020

Christmas events Yorkshire – well, what a year 2020 has been!  I think we are all looking forward to Christmas this year.  I’m updating this post as soon as event details are released, and hopefully things will be more back to normal!  Some places have […]

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 and the cafe! In […]

Filey Brigg – Great for Rockpooling with the Kids

Filey Brigg – Great for Rockpooling with the Kids

Filey Brigg – Recently we had a trip to Filey and went rock-pooling on Filey Brigg. Fishing Nets The kids had a fabulous time! We bought them a fishing net each. Have a look at these (photo below!) on Amazon if you haven’t bought fishing […]

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale 2020 – Yorkshire Dales

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale 2020 – Yorkshire Dales

The Polar Express Train Ride in Wensleydale Review – The Polar Express is back in Yorkshire from the 21st of November 2020!  Have a read of our review from last year.   This weekend we went along to the brand new Polar Express Train Ride […]

16 Fabulous things to do in York with kids 2020

16 Fabulous things to do in York with kids 2020

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 […]

What’s On over February Half-Term in Yorkshire 2020

What’s On over February Half-Term in Yorkshire 2020

I’ve compiled a list of lots of great events and attractions for families over February Half-Term in Yorkshire.  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!  If I have found any specific events for half-term I have mentioned them, but […]

New Year’s Eve in York 2019 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve in York 2019 – What’s On?

New Year’s Eve York 2019.  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 […]

Flamborough Fire Festival on New Year’s Eve – 2000 Viking Torches!

Flamborough Fire Festival on New Year’s Eve – 2000 Viking Torches!

This year’s Flamborough Fire Festival promises to be the most spectacular ever! The Festival organisers plan to burn their Viking Longship by setting fire to it with a ring of two thousand flaming Viking torches!  The Festival, now in its fifth year, will take place […]