Tag: Family Days out in Yorkshire

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Every February York hosts its own Jorvik Viking Festival.  Usually cunningly timed to coincide with half term it’s a great one to take the kids to (or time your trip to York during).   Traditional Woodworking Methods Another stall demonstrated traditional wood working methods.  Miss […]

What’s On for the Kids over February Half-Term in Yorkshire?

What’s On for the Kids over February Half-Term in Yorkshire?

I’ve compiled a list of lots of great events and attractions for families over February Half-Term in Yorkshire.  Let me know if there are any more activities that deserve a mention!   Yorvik Viking Festival 20th – 26th of February There’s always lots to see […]

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the […]

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children […]

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

We are very lucky to live on the Yorkshire Wolds. Our house is high on a hill overlooking the Vale of York. We have fabulous views but often get snowed in over winter (I always stock up on food when winter approaches, just in case!). […]

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Festive Christmas Ice Skating in Yorkshire

Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park has lots going on as well as their real ice rink, including their illuminated maze and Enchanted Forest. Areas are priced separately so you can do as much or as little as you like. […]

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley with a Spooky Twist

From the moment you step into the entrance you know it is Frightwater time at Lightwater Valley. They have really gone to town with the spooky theming. As we entered there was a bench with a skeleton and antique looking grandfather clock. Next to the […]

Giant Singing Pumpkins, Halloween at York Maze

Giant Singing Pumpkins, Halloween at York Maze

I asked Master T what his favourite thing about our Halloween trip to York Maze was and he told me it was carving his pumpkin. Golden Ticket Pumpkin He saw the ‘Golden Ticket’ notice that somewhere in York Maze’s pumpkin patch there was a pumpkin […]

Halloween Fun at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire

Halloween Fun at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire

Flamingo Land have really got into the Halloween spirit this week (did you see what I did there – out with the Halloween puns in the very first sentence!).  They’ve gone to town decorating the park and so many of the staff were dressed up […]

Afternoon Tea at The Principal York Hotel

Afternoon Tea at The Principal York Hotel

It does not happen very often, but recently I went out without the kids! You can probably tell that I love my days out with the kids, but every so often it’s nice to go somewhere on my own. And what better place to go […]