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Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

Visiting Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is one of our favourite family traditions before Christmas, and this year was no exception.  As soon as November hits, the kids are asking when we are going ice skating. This year, I have made a video of our day out: […]

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 […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2018

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2018.  Here are the dates of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like your Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley 2018 – here is the official press release for 2018, but don’t miss my review from last year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 27th-31st).  The North Yorkshire theme […]

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2018

21 Halloween & October Half Term 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, […]

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 […]

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Things to do with the Kids at Easter in Yorkshire

Are you looking for inspiration for what to do with the kids over Easter in Yorkshire?  Read on!  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Lightwater Valley, Ripon Lightwater Valley theme park will be fully open again on […]

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

I love straw hats on Miss H, she just looks so cute and summery in them!  I found this plain hat (just £3 in Primark) and the brim is fabulous, but I wanted to make it really stand out with adding peonies.  We get so […]

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the […]

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children […]