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Days Out in Yorkshire

Looking for a Pumpkin Patch in Yorkshire? Pick your own Pumpkins!

Looking for a Pumpkin Patch in Yorkshire? Pick your own Pumpkins!

Looking for a pumpkin patch in Yorkshire?  Somewhere to take the kids pumpkin picking?  There are lots of fab places to visit in Yorkshire to pick your own pumpkin – have a look at some of our favourite pumpkin patches in Yorkshire. Pick Your Own […]

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2019

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2019

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, […]

What’s on at the York Balloon Fiesta 2019?

What’s on at the York Balloon Fiesta 2019?

Free showstopping performances from a host of acts are set to add music to the three day visual spectacular of balloons taking flight from York Knavesmire this autumn, with the third annual York Balloon Fiesta from 27 – 29 September. According to the show’s organiser, […]

A Family Day Out At Wolds Way Lavender

A Family Day Out At Wolds Way Lavender

A Family Day Out At Wolds Way Lavender – It’s many, many years since I have been to Wolds Way Lavender, and was before the children came along.  As you might imagine, it’s changed a great deal and is so child friendly I am cross […]

What’s to see at Treasurer’s House, York?

What’s to see at Treasurer’s House, York?

What’s to see at Treasurer’s House, York?  Over the summer holidays we visited Treasurer’s House in York.  It’s an unusual building that was gifted to the National Trust by Frank Green, an eccentric man who ‘created his version of what an historic house should be’, […]

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 […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 -A Christmas Masquerade at Castle Howard runs from 16 November to 5 January 2020.  Tickets are on sale now. Enjoy a truly magical day out as Castle Howard is transformed for the festive season. Experience the magnificent decorations as you journey through […]

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Discover a fantastical new seasonal adventure at Lightwater Valley this Christmas with the enchanting Alice in Winterland (Selected dates from Friday 22nd November – Monday 30th December). Click here for other Christmas activities in Yorkshire. Families can delight in the festive […]

Go Ape Dalby Forest Review – Segways and Tree Top Adventures

Go Ape Dalby Forest Review – Segways and Tree Top Adventures

Go Ape Dalby Forest Review Segways and Tree Top Adventures – This review is written by Dave (Mr Wonders) as he was the one taking part while I chickened out!   This weekend we took ourselves to Go Ape in Dalby Forest. Followed by a long […]

A Family Day Out at The Deep Aquarium, Hull

A Family Day Out at The Deep Aquarium, Hull

A Family Day Out at The Deep Aquarium, Hull – If you haven’t visited The Deep before, it’s a huge aquarium in Hull. I was really impressed by the quality of the exhibits and there are loads of interactive displays for the kids to explore.  […]