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Volcano Falls Adventure Golf at Xscape in Castleford

Volcano Falls Adventure Golf at Xscape in Castleford

Volcano Falls Adventure Golf at Xscape in Castleford – Have you been to Xscape at Castleford lately? There is loads to do for the kids! We recently visited and went sledging at Snozone as well as enjoying Volcano Falls Adventure Golf.  You will have to […]

Sledging at Snozone, Castleford and Lunch in the Alpine Cafe – Review

Sledging at Snozone, Castleford and Lunch in the Alpine Cafe – Review

Over half term we had a great day out at Snozone in Xscape at Castleford. We tried one of their fabulous sledging sessions. At the moment they have a special summer offer on for just £4.99 each! Make sure you wrap up warm as it’s […]

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review

Splash Landings Waterpark and Alton Towers Review – We recently had a lovely short break at the Alton Towers resort trying out their new Stargazing Pods.  We had some time on our first day there so we decided to go into the Splash Landings Waterpark.  […]

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers

Stargazing Pods Review and The Crooked Spoon at Alton Towers – Over half term we visited the Alton Towers resort and stayed in their Stargazing Pods.  Brand new for 2019 they are the latest addition to Alton Towers accomodation, and the most budget friendly way […]

What do you get extra in Virgin Trains First Class (LNER)?

What do you get extra in Virgin Trains First Class (LNER)?

What do you get extra in Virgin Trains First Class? – I don’t often get to travel first class when I travel by train, especially if it is the four of us (my budget won’t stretch that far), but if it is just me I can […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Leeds Grand Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Leeds Grand Theatre

Although this year marks 50 years since Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat left the pens of Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice, I am young enough to be of the 90s,  Jason Donovan era of the show. After dinner on a Sunday we would wash […]

Family Friendly Cookhouse and Pub Restaurant Bridlington – Review

Family Friendly Cookhouse and Pub Restaurant Bridlington – Review

At the weekend we visited the Cookhouse and Pub in Bridlington. It’s right on the seashore with views over the sea itself and attached to a Premier Inn. We had been swimming at the Bridlington Leisure Centre, which I would recommend incidentally – it has […]

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Hudson’s restaurant at The Grand York is situated in an elegant but cosy room overlooking the York Bar Walls. On this occasion I was there to sample their new Silver Service Afternoon Tea. I have reviewed […]

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon tea in York – I love afternoon tea, and living near York I am lucky enough to have lots of places to choose from.  Here are some of my favourites and some places I have yet to try.  You can go for traditional afternoon […]

Segway Woodland Tour at The Camp Hill Estate, Yorkshire

Segway Woodland Tour at The Camp Hill Estate, Yorkshire

Have you ever had that moment where you think you have made a terrible, terrible mistake? That was me after booking a segway woodland tour at The Camp Hill Estate for the four of us. The instructor was very knowledgeable and friendly as he told […]