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8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019 – Here are Yorkshire Wonders we are massive Christmas fans.  We are often in Manchester over Christmas, so I thought I would put a list together of some of the fabulous Christmas events going on this year!  There […]

The Sandcastle Waterpark at Blackpool – Review

The Sandcastle Waterpark at Blackpool – Review

The Sandcastle Waterpark at Blackpool Review – The kids love a waterpark so when we were offered the chance to try out The Sandcastle in Blackpool we jumped at it. It’s on the South Pier, right opposite the Pleasure Beach. It’s the largest indoor waterpark […]

Loving the second cities – travel inspiration for autumn

Loving the second cities – travel inspiration for autumn

While I write this, we’re bang in the middle of a heatwave, and even though the idea of getting the big coat out of the wardrobe for autumn shouldn’t be on my mind, I have been looking up several spots on the map that are […]

Coral Island, Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool – Review

Coral Island, Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool – Review

Coral Island Giant Amusement Arcade, Blackpool, Review – Coral Island is a massive pirate themed amusement arcade right on the seafront at Blackpool, and when I say massive, I mean massive! It’s stuffed full of every kind of amusement machine you can think of from […]

Wild Night Out Family Garden Mini Festival!

Wild Night Out Family Garden Mini Festival!

The 29th of June is a special date as it’s the big Wild Night Out – an initiative which once a year encourages people of all ages to get outside and enjoy the outdoors for the evening.   Millets, the outdoor clothing and camping people are getting behind this idea […]

Sledging at Snozone, Castleford and Lunch in the Alpine Cafe – Review

Sledging at Snozone, Castleford and Lunch in the Alpine Cafe – Review

Over half term we had a great day out at Snozone in Xscape at Castleford. We tried one of their fabulous sledging sessions. At the moment they have a special summer offer on for just £4.99 each! Make sure you wrap up warm as it’s […]

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review – We recently had a lovely short break at the Alton Towers resort trying out their new Stargazing Pods.  We had some time on our first day there so we decided to go into the Splash Landings Waterpark.  […]

Gift ideas for when your children celebrate a milestone birthday

Gift ideas for when your children celebrate a milestone birthday

Birthdays come and go, but only a few stand out in one’s lifetime. These typically involve the milestone celebrations, such as the occasions when your child turns 18 or 21. Gifts can be highly important for these birthdays, as you are acknowledging your child becoming […]

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers – Over half term we visited the Alton Towers resort and stayed in their Stargazing Pods.  Brand new for 2019 they are the latest addition to Alton Towers accomodation, and the most budget friendly way […]

What’s On over May Half Term in Yorkshire 2019?

What’s On over May Half Term in Yorkshire 2019?

Looking for ideas for things to do in Yorkshire with kids over May half-term 2019?  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 […]