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
This Easter holidays we paid another visit to Xscape, Castleford. We were invited to try out Volcano Falls Adventure Golf, and their 3-way combo ticket, which is £10.99 per person for a round of golf, a spin on the Route 66 Dodgems, and a trip on the XD Experience.
Basil Brush is back with a BOOM!
The hardest working fox in showbiz is at the early stage of a 100+ date tour of the UK, and we caught him on his third show, at Hull New Theatre. Continue reading
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
Our third stop on our #StayPlayExplore adventure to Leicestershire is………
We woke up in the Hilton Leicester on the Monday morning with every intention of going to Twycross Zoo. As it was raining, we decided to pass an hour in the hotel’s pool, then set off once the rain moved on. It didn’t. Continue reading
Twinlakes Park is a family theme park near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. It is pretty big and you’ll have to rush to get around everything, especially on a shorter low-season day, but you can just pick and choose what you want to. There is lots of things to do for children aged from 2 to 12, and for adults too. Continue reading
This weekend we went to try out one of the #StayPlayExplore packages offered by Go Leicestershire.
Go 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
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