Fireworks Display and Bonfire Night in York (and nearby!) 2021

Fireworks displays and Bonfire Night in and around the York area in 2021.  How nice it is to get a bit more back to normal!  Almost all bonfire night events and fireworks displays are running this year!  There are some displays both before and after Bonfire Night too, so you could go to more than … Read more

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at York Designer Outlet 2021

Visiting Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is one of our favourite family traditions before Christmas.  As soon as November hits, the kids are asking when we are going ice skating. Further down this post is a video and review of the year before last so you can get an idea of what to expect.   York’s favourite … Read more

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2021

Halloween events Yorkshire – it’s been a funny old year but there are still lots of Halloween events going on – 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 … Read more

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire 2019

Ice skating rink at Lotherton

Festive Christmas ice-skating in Yorkshire – there are few things more Christmassy that ice skating round a beautifully lit Christmas tree with Christmas tunes playing in the background and a promise of hot chocolate to come! Here is my list of ice skating venues in Yorkshire at Christmas.  I shall update the list as venues … Read more

William’s Den North Cave, East Yorkshire – Review

William’s Den North Cave, is a fabulous family attraction opened over the last couple of years in East Yorkshire. We visited recently and we loved it! There is a large outside adventure playground with lots of space between the equipment.  The setting is idyllic – beautiful green rolling hills form a relaxing backdrop.  They are very … Read more

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley at Halloween 2019

Frightwater Valley 2019 – here is the official press release for 2019, but don’t miss my review from a previous year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 26th-31st 2019).  The North Yorkshire theme park will be hosting a series of spooktacular … Read more