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Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary, Stamford Bridge, Near York

Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary, Stamford Bridge, Near York

Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary, Stamford Bridge, Near York – I don’t know if you have heard, or if I should tell you, but there is a fairy sanctuary near York!  Yes, once you enter the magical woodland of the Northwood Trail you can wander through […]

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

What’s on and when at York Christmas Market 2019? – York Christmas market runs from the 14th of November to the 22nd of December in 2019.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded […]

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 […]

Thor’s Tipi York – Nordic Bar Review

Thor’s Tipi York – Nordic Bar Review

Now, I have to confess, before this week I had never been to Thor’s Tipi Bar on Parliament Street in York. It’s only there during York’s Christmas Festival and really is a fabulous place to relax and look through the shopping haul you have just […]

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review

Jorvik Viking Centre York – Review – It’s been many years since I have been to the Jorvik Viking Centre in York. In fact I think it was just after it opened and I went on a school trip. Last year it reopened after a […]

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 Festival runs from the 19th to the 29th of July in 2018.  Taking over York city centre for the fourth year running, The Great Yorkshire Fringe promises exciting theatre and comedy to entertain the whole family, plus world food and craft […]