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Days Out in Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York Designer Outlet 2019

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York Designer Outlet 2019

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. Last year, I made a video of our day out: We […]

Climbing Birthday Party at Rock Up Hull Review

Climbing Birthday Party at Rock Up Hull Review

Climbing Birthday Party at Rock Up Hull – Master T turned 12 recently and requested a climbing party at Rock Up in Hull. He went there for a year 6 school trip and really enjoyed it and wanted to go again. It’s in St Stephen’s […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

Christmas events Yorkshire 2019 – Are you looking for events and things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, attractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire.  I’ll add […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in and Near York 2019

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in and Near York 2019

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2019.  Here are the dates of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like your Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Musical Fireworks […]

Hallowtween at York Maze – How Scary is it?

Hallowtween at York Maze – How Scary is it?

York Maze have been doing the extremely successful Hallowscream event for many years, but this year is the first Hallowtween event aimed at ages 10 to 15 and adults of a more nervous persuasion!  Now, full disclosure, I have never been to a scare maze […]

Pumpkin Picking at The Balloon Tree near York

Pumpkin Picking at The Balloon Tree near York

We recently spent a lovely day at The Balloon Tree near York, having lunch and picking pumpkins.  The Balloon Tree has lots of different ‘PYO’ – Pick Your Own produce at different times of the year.  We have been strawberry picking in the past, but […]

York Dungeon Halloween Events 2019

York Dungeon Halloween Events 2019

York Dungeon Halloween – Ooh, I am loving the Halloween events organised by York Dungeon this year!  Now, I have to admit, I haven’t taken my children to York Dungeon yet, as I think they are a bit young (and they are not the bravest […]

Kids’ Birthday Parties at Xscape Castleford – LaserZone and 4D Golf Review

Kids’ Birthday Parties at Xscape Castleford – LaserZone and 4D Golf Review

Kids’ Birthday Parties at Xscape Castleford, LaserZone and 4D Golf Review – Miss H turned ten this year, I can hardly believe it myself, it does not feel five minutes since she was a tiny baby!  She is quite an adventurous girl, which you might […]

Children’s Chocolate Workshop by Butterflies Chocolates

Children’s Chocolate Workshop by Butterflies Chocolates

Children’s Chocolate Workshop by Butterflies Chocolates – Over the summer holiday we went along to a children’s chocolate workshop in Wilberfoss run by Butterflies Chocolates of Pocklingon.  As well as workshops they do children’s birthday parties which follow a similar format (worth knowing!). The session […]

Cafe Cargo Review – Great Food on the Leeds Liverpool Canal

Cafe Cargo Review – Great Food on the Leeds Liverpool Canal

We recently took a canal boat holiday on the Leeds Liverpool canal.  (You can read the full review here)  We started at Barnoldswick and spent one night moored in Foulridge outside the lovely Cafe Cargo.  It hadn’t really been on our radar before as I […]