Category Archives: Days Out

12Feb/15
kids days out half term

February Half-term family and kids days out ideas

kids days out half term

It’s almost half-term here in the UK, and while the weather is still pretty wintry, there are lots of places you can explore with your family.

Indoor attractions are always busy at this time of year. One we can recommend is a visit to the National Railway Museum in York. It is free entry, and they are running a Paddington Bear themed exhibition again. We went in 2012 and it was ace. Please read our review, and check out the NRM website for more info. Continue reading

14Nov/14
Santa at Princes Quay Hull

Visiting Santa at Princes Quay, Hull

Santa arrives at Princes Quay shopping centre in Hull via a parade which sets off from Hull New Theatre at 11am on Sunday 16th November. He will be joined by the Frozen gang as well as a brass band and lots of people representing organisations across the city. We sent Claire, her fiance Ben, and their brood of four to put Santa through his paces ahead of his stint.  Continue reading

05Sep/14
Conisbrough Castle Yorkshire

Conisbrough Castle, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Last week, my three younger children went with Grandma and Grandad on a trip to English Heritage’s Conisbrough Castle, which is near Doncaster. For more information on Conisbrough Castle, please visit the website of English Heritage

I armed my six-year old with a camera. This is the result (with a smidgen of post-editing)…….. Continue reading