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

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

15 Decadent Spa Days in Yorkshire to Visit in 2021

Yorkshire Spas – there are some fabulous spa hotels in Yorkshire, many I have been lucky enough to visit.  I have separated my list into four sections; spa days North Yorkshire, spa days South Yorkshire, spa days West Yorkshire and spa days East Yorkshire.  What I found was that the majority of luxury spa hotels … Read more

Jollydays Glamping Yorkshire – Campfires and Celestial Fireworks

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Jollydays Glamping – Our woodland tent was huge. I think perhaps the name tent is misleading. Whilst technically it is a tent as it’s made from canvas, it has the feel more of a woodland lodge. Outdoor Living You approach the lodge via a very large deck, so large that is makes the patio table … Read more

Toys, Prisons and High Jinks at Castle Museum York

It’s been many years since I have been to the York Castle Museum, so I was glad to return recently and take my children. Hubby was not so keen and it took a bit of persuasion that it would be a good idea. I think he had been traumatised as a child by old fashioned … Read more