21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2021

Halloween events Yorkshire – it’s been a funny old year but there are still lots of Halloween events going on – though please do check individual websites in case things change.   I also have a post on the best pumpkin patches in Yorkshire. So the question is, where are the best Halloween events in Yorkshire … Read more

Pumpkin Picking at The Balloon Tree near York

PYO Pumpkins at The Balloon Tree

We recently spent a lovely day at The Balloon Tree near York, having lunch and picking pumpkins.  The Balloon Tree has lots of different ‘PYO’ – Pick Your Own produce at different times of the year.  We have been strawberry picking in the past, but they also raspberries, gooseberries, currants, peas, broad beans, blueberries, plums … Read more

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley at Halloween 2019

Frightwater Valley 2019 – here is the official press release for 2019, but don’t miss my review from a previous year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 26th-31st 2019).  The North Yorkshire theme park will be hosting a series of spooktacular … Read more

Halloween Fun with Fruit Shoot

I have probably said it many times, but I love Halloween.  I always have loved it since I was a child and looked forward to it enormously.  I grew up in the 70’s and costumes were not as readily available in the shops as they are now, so I made my own.  Like with so … Read more