Family Days Out

River Walks and The Yorkshire Fish Pass

River Walks and The Yorkshire Fish Pass

I’ve had an abiding love of rivers since I was a child.  In the school holidays we would stay with my Grandma in a small village called Scruton near Northallerton.  We could wander down a public footpath to the River Swale – and we did […]

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

May Half Term 2018 – Family Days Out in Yorkshire

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

Cool and Unique Custom Invitations – Basic Invites

Cool and Unique Custom Invitations – Basic Invites

Do you remember when you were young, still at primary school, the excitement of being handed a white envelope with your name handwritten on it? You KNEW there was a party invitation in there. It was probably one that your friend’s mum bought in a […]

Cyclefest at Sledmere House – Win a Family Ticket with Experience Freedom

Cyclefest at Sledmere House – Win a Family Ticket with Experience Freedom

We live in a beautiful part of the world here in Yorkshire and we love our family days out.  The kids love cycling but we don’t tend to get them on their bikes as much as we should so I was happy to see that […]

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

Filey and Bridlington with Northern Flat Fare Offer

This weekend we were invited to have a day out using Northern.  This is to help highlight a brilliant deal that will be available in the next couple of weeks – unlimited travel on their network for a day or the whole weekend.  You can […]

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review

The Little Mermaid at York Theatre Royal – Review – Tonight I was invited to the wonderful York Theatre Royal to see a circus-musical adaptation of Little Mermaid one of our all-time favourite stories about a little mermaid who longs to live on the land. […]

Win Passes for York Dungeon – Cartimandua the Killer Queen!

Win Passes for York Dungeon – Cartimandua the Killer Queen!

The York Dungeon have a new show, featuring a forgotten character from the county’s Celtic history: Cartimandua, the Queen of the Brigantes, and you can win a pass for four people to go and see her (and the rest of the fabulous York Dungeon).  Enter […]

Fraisthorpe Beach Info and a Cowshed Beach Cafe Review

Fraisthorpe Beach Info and a Cowshed Beach Cafe Review

Fraisthorpe Beach – As a family, we love our beach days. One of our favourite beaches in Yorkshire can be found at Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington. What makes it so special is that there is very little there other than the beach! In high summer there […]

Great Yorkshire Fringe 2018 – Theatre and Comedy in York this Summer

Great Yorkshire Fringe 2018 – Theatre and Comedy in York this Summer

The Great Yorkshire Fringe returns for 2018. Headliners announced so far include comedians Omid Djalili, Stephen K Amos, Tony Slattery and Ed Gamble with plenty more to be announced Family-friendly fare with Monstersaurus, the brand-new show by the creators of West End smash hit Aliens […]

Geronimo Festival – UK’s Largest Children’s Festival

Geronimo Festival – UK’s Largest Children’s Festival

Geronimo Festival – This year sees us going to our first family festival at Arley Hall in Cheshire.  I am so looking forward to it!  Watch the video and you will be as excited as I am. I love theatre and am looking forward to the […]