Category Archives: Days Out

01May/17
Forbidden Corner review

The Forbidden Corner, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

So last year, we visited a place we’d been meaning to go for ages – The Forbidden Corner in Leyburn. It’s very popular and you have to pre-book. We’d heard lots of good things about it, so set a date to go up there and make a weekend of it. The only tickets we could get were for a 1 pm entry. We weren’t sure this would give us enough time in the park but decided to take it anyway as finding spare days to get anywhere seems to be more effort these days! Did we enjoy it? I think so. I’m still not sure what to make of it, to be honest.  Continue reading

24Apr/17
Learning to putt with Online Golf

Get kids into golf with Online Golf

Getting kids into golf with Online Golf #OGgetkidsintogolf

Thanks so much to Online Golf and Golphin for a fun afternoon in Manchester, learning how to play golf from golf pros. We have played golf before, of course. If you can count trying to putt around pirates or dinosaurs, and the odd windmill. If crazy golf doesn’t count, then no, we haven’t really played any proper golf. I’m not sure it’s something the girls are desperate to be too involved with, but we have a rule in this house, and that’s we should try anything new when we get the opportunity. So off we trotted to Manchester one sunny Saturday to get a little taste of proper golf from expert coaches and pro golfers.  Continue reading

03Apr/17
20 FREE family days out in Yorkshire

Free Family Days Out in Yorkshire

With the school holidays approaching, you may be worried about the expense of keeping your children entertained. Never fear, Kids Days Out Reviews are here to bring you some of the best FREE family days out.

To help you through the days ahead, here are some ideas for family days out in Yorkshire. They are all either free or low cost (such as having to pay for parking) Continue reading

02Mar/17
Breakfast time at Dynamix

Red Nose Day local project: Dynamix Youth Club

In previous years, we have helped raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief and Sport Relief as part of blogger collective Team Honk. In 2014, we were part of a national team which moved a baton from Land’s End to John O’Groats, and in 2015 we were part of the huge Danceathon at Wembley Arena. Team Honk have raised in excess of £80,000 since 2013. Continue reading

11Feb/17
Royal Armouries review - Leeds

The Royal Armouries, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Better late than never! In October 2016, we made the trip over to Leeds to visit the Royal Armouries. It’s another great free day out, but not to suit everyone’s taste. I knew that not all my girls would enjoy this one, but I made them all go anyway. It’s character building, and we needed somewhere new to see which wasn’t too far away, indoors, and didn’t blow our budget.  Continue reading

17Nov/16
Visiting Santa at Chill Factore Manchester

Visiting Santa at Chill Factore, Manchester

I know it’s still November but we’re feeling all Christmassy already here and are excited about the prospect of a snowy winter this year after a couple of dry years. When Chill Factor-e in Manchester invited us to go and try out their indoor Snow Park with a visit to Santa thrown in we jumped at the chance.  Continue reading