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Alpamare Waterpark in Scarborough – Review

Alpamare Waterpark in Scarborough – Review

Alpamare Waterpark in Scarborough Review – We were in Scarborough recently staying at the lovely Crown Spa Hotel and took the opportunity to visit Alpamare. It opened in 2017 and we hadn’t yet got round to visiting, but have always wanted to.  I’ve used press […]

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 […]

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 […]