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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 […]

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story – At the weekend we visited the York Chocolate Story to see Santa. We had a really lovely time, and the kids really enjoyed it. I shall tell you all about it so you can decide whether […]

The Original Tour in London Review

The Original Tour in London Review

Over the weekend we had a lovely Christmas weekend in London, and part of that was going on The Original Tour. Now, I am a huge fan of going on open top tourist buses when we visit a new place. You get to see so […]

Driving to the York Christmas Festival

Driving to the York Christmas Festival

As you probably realise, I live just a few miles from York. We are quite rural and my nearest bus stop is three miles away so my car is pretty important to me. I drive a Land Rover as I use farm tracks and it […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2018

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in […]

5 winter activities that’ll keep the festive feel throughout the season

5 winter activities that’ll keep the festive feel throughout the season

The short damp days, uninviting outdoors and frightful weather that come with winter are only a few reasons why most dread this time of year. It’s seriously tempting to stay cooped up indoors with the kids during the cold season. But we know that toddlers […]

An Autumnal Day at the Alnwick Garden

An Autumnal Day at the Alnwick Garden

It was a lovely sunny autumnal day, the day we visited the Alnwick Garden. We began our day at the fountain, where there are lots of ride on tractors for the kids. My two (aged 9 and 11) declared themselves two big for the tractors […]

Give fab experience gifts this Christmas with Buyagift

Give fab experience gifts this Christmas with Buyagift

Sometimes it’s really hard to buy gifts for people because they pretty much have everything they need and if they don’t – they buy it!  That’s why I love sites like Buyagift, as you can buy people experiences rather than things!  Here are a few […]

Winter Wonders in Norfolk

Winter Wonders in Norfolk

With miles of unspoilt coastline, a network of rivers and lakes forming the famous Norfolk Broads and a rich history dating back to pre-Roman times, Norfolk is a wonderful place to visit during any time of the year. However, as the winter months approach and […]

An accessible day at Bridlington

An accessible day at Bridlington

We don’t live far from the seaside and have lots of fab places within an hour’s drive like Bridlington, Filey, Whitby and Scarborough. My mum loves a run out to the coast but is in a wheelchair now so had to take accessibility options into […]