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Magic Lantern Festival Leeds at Roundhay Park – Review

Magic Lantern Festival Leeds at Roundhay Park – Review

This review was kindly written by Teresa Buckle for Yorkshire Wonders.  We were very excited to be heading to the Roundhay Park Lantern Festival Leeds.   It is the first time the Magical Lantern Festival has been held in Yorkshire so we wrapped up warm with […]

Sprinkle Stix by John Adams – Review

Sprinkle Stix by John Adams – Review

I recently visited a blogging conference (yes, such things exist) where we got to see some of the top toys for this Christmas.  Now, one of the ones I got to try was the John Adams Chocolate Sprinkle Stix. (The link takes you through to […]

York Dungeon Halloween Events

York Dungeon Halloween Events

York Dungeon Halloween – Ooh, I am loving the Halloween events organised by York Dungeon this year!  Now, I have to admit, I haven’t taken my children to York Dungeon yet, at 8 and 10 I think they are a bit young (and they are […]

Yorkshire Spas – Spa Hotels and Breaks in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Spas – Spa Hotels and Breaks in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Spas – there are some fabulous spa hotels in Yorkshire, many I have been lucky enough to visit.  I have separated my list into four sections; spa days North Yorkshire, spa days South Yorkshire, spa days West Yorkshire and spa days East Yorkshire.  What […]

Disney Party Decorations from The Disney Store

Disney Party Decorations from The Disney Store

Disney party decorations.  This week we had a belated tea party in honour of Miss H’s 8th birthday. The weather was good which was ideal as then we could keep the worst of the mess outdoors (my apologies to those who have birthdays in deepest […]

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night York 2017

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2017.  Here are the date of the best Fireworks Displays in the area.  Let me know if you would like you Bonfire Night event adding! Sledmere House, near Driffield, East Yorkshire Saturday the […]

Italian Restaurants York – Ten Best Independent Restaurants

Italian Restaurants York – Ten Best Independent Restaurants

Italian restaurants York – Looking for a great Italian Restaurant in York?  Here are a few of our favourite family run independent Italian restaurants in York City Centre. See also our top ten family friendly restaurants in York.   Delrio’s Sardinian Restaurant York Micklegate, York […]

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

Grand Opera House York Panto – Beauty and the Beast

I am a huge panto fan and think we are very lucky to have such great ones in York.  This year the Grand Opera House York panto is Beauty and the Beast.  I am planning to review it later in the year, but if you […]

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

I think Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to travel and visit Festive Christmas Markets and events!  I have gathered suggestions of some of the most magical festivals of Christmas around the world, written by other travel bloggers.   Bolzano Christmas Market, Italy […]

Butlin’s Premium Dining Skegness – Review

Butlin’s Premium Dining Skegness – Review

We had the Butlin’s Premium Dining included in our Butlin’s Skegness break and it was great.  Mealtimes were so easy!  There are two premium restaurants, The Yacht Club and The Deck.  We tried both restaurants for dinner and breakfast.  Both are all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurants […]