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Inflata Nation Beverley, Yorkshire – Review and Video!

Inflata Nation Beverley, Yorkshire – Review and Video!

Inflata Nation Beverley Review – We recently visited Inflata Nation at the Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley.  It was only its second day of being open.  If you have not yet heard about it, it’s an ‘inflatable theme park’ – think a trampoline park but […]

Planning a trip to the Yorkshire Dales

Planning a trip to the Yorkshire Dales

I am planning another trip to the Yorkshire Dales soon and have been researching online where to stay.  I’ve never used Airbnb before but of course have heard a lot about them.  A friend of mine used an Airbnb in Ireland a couple of weeks […]

Otty Memory Foam Deluxe Pillows – Review

Otty Memory Foam Deluxe Pillows – Review

Otty Memory Foam Deluxe Pillows.   Otty launched in the ‘heart of Yorkshire’ in 2016 – and it’s always nice to support a Yorkshire company.  So I was pleased when we were sent a pair of Otty pillows to try out. They are memory foam and very […]

Portmeirion Water Garden Melamine Tableware Review

Portmeirion Water Garden Melamine Tableware Review

Portmeirion Water Garden melamine outdoor tableware review – I have been working hard all summer getting my garden looking the way I want it to (although there is still sooo much to do!).  So when I was offered the chance to review this beautiful outdoor […]

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2018

York at Christmas – York is a truly enchanting place at Christmas. With our lovely cobbled medieval streets providing a backdrop to the festive lights festooning every tree it really is a magical place to visit at Christmas. To add to the atmosphere the York […]

Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel – Review

Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel – Review

Last week we stayed at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire.  It’s a perfect base for visiting Drayton Manor indeed the hotel has a cracking family deal on at the moment – bed and breakfast and tickets for Drayton Manor for £150 (two adults and […]

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018?

What’s on at York Christmas Market 2018? – York Christmas market runs from the 15th of November to the 23rd of December.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded to be the whole […]

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review.  After a busy morning of shopping and soaking up the culture of the museums in Cambridge what could be better than an afternoon tea! For the Fitzwilliam Museum, Hotel Du Vin is perfectly situated as […]

Moving to the Big City: Why UK City Living is on the Rise

Moving to the Big City: Why UK City Living is on the Rise

More and more people are choosing to live in city centres in the UK. The tradition of moving to the suburbs and buying a house is diminishing, with a wide range of people choosing to live in the heart of the city in rental accommodation. […]

Dog Friendly Cottages Yorkshire Dales and Beyond

Dog Friendly Cottages Yorkshire Dales and Beyond

Dog Friendly Cottages Yorkshire Dales and Beyond – There is nothing worse than finding a lovely place to stay and seeing the ‘no pets’ sign when you are wanting to take the canine member of your family.   If you are looking for dog friendly cottages […]