Lifestyle and Family Travel Blog

Family Days Out

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire 2019

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire 2019

Are you looking for inspiration for what to do with the kids over Easter in Yorkshire?  Read on!  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention! Mother Shipton’s Monday 1st April to Sunday 28th April, open 10am to 5.30pm (last […]

Places to go Strawberry Picking Yorkshire

Places to go Strawberry Picking Yorkshire

Strawberry Picking Yorkshire – one of the highlights of our summer is going to pick strawberries.  Strawberry picking starts mid/late June around here.  There is something so delightful about it and the kids love doing it (just don’t let them pick too many unless you […]

Places to go on a rainy day with kids in Yorkshire

Places to go on a rainy day with kids in Yorkshire

Places to go on a rainy day with kids in Yorkshire – Yorkshire is a wonderful place to live and to visit, but every so often (!) it rains.  We are lucky though in that we have some fantastic indoor things to do in Yorkshire.  […]

5 Action-Packed Ideas for February Half-Term

5 Action-Packed Ideas for February Half-Term

Following the post-Christmas return to school, half term seems to come around in a flash. If you fancy filling your February break with some family adventure, then we have a few exciting ideas that we think you will love. A Garden Adventure Whether you are […]

York Community Stadium – Hollywood Bowl Announced!

York Community Stadium – Hollywood Bowl Announced!

York Community Stadium News – I’ve been watching the developments at the York Community Stadium with interest.  I have to admit I am more interested in the retail and leisure side of the development rather than the sport side.  I’m quite excited to see what […]

UK Holiday Ideas That Involve The Whole Family

UK Holiday Ideas That Involve The Whole Family

While going on holiday is often the highlight of our year, finding a trip that will be fun for all the family isn’t as easy as it may look. With adults, children and sometimes grandparents to accommodate for, there are varying degrees of mobility, interest […]

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

I’ve written about Fraisthorpe beach before but wanted to also write about our recent visit the day after Boxing Day. It was a gloriously sunny day and – the crucial factor – there was no wind!  Mr Wonders gave me a metal detector for my […]

21 Best things to do in York – by a local

21 Best things to do in York – by a local

Things to do in York – I love York and have lived here almost all of my life.  It’s a wonderful place to live and a wonderful place to visit.  There are so many things to do for adults and children – far more than […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto – This year’s panto is Cinderella, which is my favourite panto!  It will run from Friday 14 December 2018 until Sunday 6 January 2019.   We went to see it last night and everyone had a great time.  We were an […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

Christmas events Yorkshire 2018 – 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 […]