Category Archives: Days Out

10Apr/15

Skidby Mill, Skidby, East Yorkshire

This is a day out I’ve wanted to review for a while now, but the mill has been undergoing a programme of refurbishment which meant I didn’t know when it had re-opened, and I was also waiting for some nice weather – and didn’t it come this week? It’s been glorious up here in East Yorkshire. I hope it’s been nice where you are.  Continue reading

05Mar/15
Sir Ranulph Fiennes Everest 2008

A grand day out: Meeting Sir Ranulph Fiennes

This week we were invited to go and chat to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, so of course, we jumped at the chance.

We met with Sir Ranulph ahead of an event organised by Marie Curie so we could talk to him about his latest project – the Marathon Des Sables – to raise money for the charity, which exists to provide end-of-life care to people suffering from terminal illness. Continue reading

20Feb/15

#StayPlayExplore and have Family Fun with Go Leicestershire

This weekend we went to try out one of the #StayPlayExplore packages offered by Go Leicestershire.

#StayPlayExploreGo Leicestershire want to share the delights of Leicester and Leicestershire with you, and are offering fantastic value short breaks so you can sample what the region has to offer you and your family. Being near enough in the dead centre of the UK, Leicestershire is accessible from so many places, and has great motorway and airport links. Continue reading