Christmas Gift Guide for Home Lovers and Foodies |ad

Every year we do a Christmas Gift Guide for foodies and home lovers – mainly because this is where my heart lies!  I love all kitchenalia and love to try all the new foody trends.  So, if you have someone like me in your life, have a look at the latest offerings from all your … Read more

Christmas Gift Guide for Babies and Kids 2023 |ad

We have put together a list of all the latest toys, gadgets and baby items that are on the market today to help with suggestions for what to buy the littlies in your life.   Purflo 2.5 Tog Baby Sleep Bag in Garden Zoo Let your little one snooze safely in our adaptable baby sleep … Read more

Christmas Gift Guides for Adults 2023 |ad

I think that adults are often the most difficult to buy for.  With kids they will be happy to tell you everything that they want!  So, have a look at the latest offerings from all your favourite brands (and some that might be new to you!).   Custom Made Ordnance Survey Map A Custom Made … Read more

Lunch at The Knaresborough Inn – Review

The Knaresborough Inn, (formerly known as the Dower House Hotel) reopened this summer after a huge refurbishment. We went along for lunch and I can confirm that the Inn is beautifully decorated! It’s comfortable with lots of tables, and private booths as well as plenty of nice outdoor seating for the warmer months. As we … Read more

Castle Howard Christmas 2023 is Christmas in Neverland – Review

Christmas at Castle Howard

Christmas at Castle Howard 2023 – The theme for this year at Castle Howard is Christmas in Neverland and runs from the 11th of November – 2nd January. Join the Darling children as they meet Peter Pan then fly to Neverland to meet the Lost Boys, the Pirates and Mermaids.  Each room is beautifully decorated … Read more

50+ Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK 2023

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK 2023 –  There are so many fabulous Christmas events and attractions in the UK.   Here is a list of the best of the Christmas attractions, Santa’s Grottos, Illuminated Trails, Christmas Fayres and Festive Events!   Also see my Christmas Events in Yorkshire post for more Yorkshire based festivities! … Read more

Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in York (and nearby!) 2023

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area.   There are some displays both before and after Bonfire Night too, so you could go to more than one even if you wanted! Always check with the individual venue prior to the date (in case things change after I have written this!).  Also for … Read more

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2023

Halloween events in Yorkshire – there’s lots going on this Halloween!  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?       The Wizard Walk of York Book … Read more