Lifestyle, Days Out and Family Travel

Family Days Out

10 Halloween Events in Yorkshire 2018

10 Halloween Events in Yorkshire 2018

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, […]

Yorkshire Wonders is a Finalist in the 2018 BiBs Awards!

Yorkshire Wonders is a Finalist in the 2018 BiBs Awards!

On Friday I found out that I was a finalist in the Travel category of BiBs – this is the ‘Brilliance in Blogging’ awards run by BritMums.  Over 50,000 votes were cast in 11 categories.  Each category has 8 finalists and a winner will be […]

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review – It’s been many years since I have been to the Jorvik Viking Centre in York. In fact I think it was just after it opened and I went on a school trip. Last year it reopened after a […]

Kilnsey Park Estate in the Yorkshire Dales – Review

Kilnsey Park Estate in the Yorkshire Dales – Review

Kilnsey Park Estate in the Yorkshire Dales – We recently visited the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and stayed in Sikes Laithe cottage on the Kilnsey Estate near Kilnsey Crag.  While we were there we visited Kilnsey Park itself. There, you can join in the family fishing […]

A Day at Temple Newsam Leeds – Review

A Day at Temple Newsam Leeds – Review

I have never been to Temple Newsam near Leeds before so was happy to visit and review.  One of the things that really struck me about it is that is a beautiful place to visit with children and you don’t need a lot of money […]

Million Page Views Prize Bundle Giveaway!

Million Page Views Prize Bundle Giveaway!

I am running a giveaway to celebrate hitting one million views on Yorkshire Wonders. I started this website a little over two years ago as a way to record our days out but with an eye to hopefully make more of it later on.  It’s […]

Inflata Nation Beverley, Yorkshire – Review and Video!

Inflata Nation Beverley, Yorkshire – Review and Video!

Inflata Nation Beverley Review – We recently visited Inflata Nation at the Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley.  It was only its second day of being open.  If you have not yet heard about it, it’s an ‘inflatable theme park’ – think a trampoline park but […]

Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel – Review

Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel – Review

Last week we stayed at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire.  It’s a perfect base for visiting Drayton Manor indeed the hotel has a cracking family deal on at the moment – bed and breakfast and tickets for Drayton Manor for £150 (two adults and […]

Hollywood Bowl Leeds – What’s it Like?

Hollywood Bowl Leeds – What’s it Like?

Hollywood Bowl Leeds – Last week we visited the Hollywood Bowl in Kirkstall Leeds.  The kids love ten pin bowling and were keen to try somewhere different to our normal bowling place.  The Hollywood Bowl is much more modern than we are used to (I […]

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal – Review

This year’s big summer show at the York Theatre Royal is The Secret Garden based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Now, it has always been a favourite of mine, along with her other novels A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy (am I […]